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President Ramaphosa discusses Climate, Energy and Health at G7 Leaders’ Summit

He emphasised the need for a just transition that is well resourced to enable the move to a low carbon economy that is phased and planned

President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a successful visit to the Federal Republic of Germany, where he attended the G7 Leaders’ Summit, at the invitation of the German Chancellor H.E Mr Olaf Scholz. Together with leaders of G7 countries, invited Heads of State and Government from Argentina, India, Indonesia, as well…

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President Ramaphosa to participate in the G7 Summit in Germany

Participation in the 2022 Leaders’ Summit presents an opportunity for the country to highlight the concerns of developing countries and to advocate for the continued global attention for equitable distribution of resources

President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Schloss Elmau in the Federal Republic of Germany on Sunday, 26 June 2022, to participate in the G7 Leaders’ Summit at the invitation of the host, Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The Summit is scheduled to take place on Monday, 27 June 2022.  Alongside the G7…

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South Africa: President Ramaphosa Remains Focused on Rebuilding and Recovery

The President reaffirms that he was not involved in any criminal conduct, and once again pledges his full cooperation with any police investigation

President Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledges that while there is much public interest and concern about claims made in a criminal complaint against him, he remains firmly focused on the task of rebuilding the economy and the country. The President reaffirms that he was not involved in any criminal conduct, and once…

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South Africa: Deputy President Mabuza Embarks on a Follow-Up visit to the North West Province to Engage with the Premier and Military Veterans Associations

Government, through the efforts of the Presidential Task Team on Military Veterans, is committed to the delivery of socio-economic support services to the Military Veterans and their dependents

Deputy President David Mabuza, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the Presidential Task Team on Military Veterans will tomorrow, Thursday, 02 June 2022, visit Potchefstroom in the North West Province, to engage with the Provincial Government and Military Veterans associations. This follow-up meeting is in line with the directive…

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President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints Vincent Magwenya as a new Spokesperson

Mr Magwenya is a seasoned communicator with extensive experience in government communication, public relations, stakeholder management and broadcasting

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Mr Vincent Magwenya as his spokesperson with effect from 1 June 2022. Mr Magwenya is a seasoned communicator with extensive experience in government communication, public relations, stakeholder management and broadcasting. He served as spokesperson to former President Jacob Zuma from 2009 to 2010. He was…

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South Africa: President in Engagement with Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The meeting takes place in response to the Chamber’s request to meet with the President to discuss a number of identified challenges that are impacting the business community in the province

President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading government’s engagement with the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry in eThekwini this on morning, Sunday, 15 May 2022. The meeting takes place in response to the Chamber’s request to meet with the President to discuss a number of identified challenges that are impacting the…

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President to address nation on widespread flooding

The address will feature on major news channels and Presidency and government digital platforms

President Cyril Ramaphosa will this evening, Monday, 18 April 2022, address the nation on the government’s response to catastrophic floods which have devastated parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. The address follows a special Cabinet meeting yesterday where government assessed the social and economic aftermath of flooding in the…

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President postpones Saudi Arabia to focus on Kwazulu-Natal disaster

The postponement allows the President to continue to meet with Ministers on the situation in the flood-ravaged province

President Cyril Ramaphosa has postponed a working visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to focus on government’s intervention in the KwaZulu-Natal flood disaster. The South African government has communicated the postponement of the visit, for which President Ramaphosa was due to travel on Tuesday, 19 April, to the Government…

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President Ramaphosa to interact with Free State communities in Presidential Imbizo

This will be the second post-SONA Presidential Imbizo where engagement with citizens is themed on the President’s SONA call to action, Leave No One Behind

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Saturday, 09 April 2022, lead government’s engagement with communities in the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality in the Free State. This will be the second post-State of the Nation Address (SONA) Presidential Imbizo where engagement with citizens is themed on the President’s SONA call to action, Leave…

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President appoints acting Minister of Public Service and Administration

Minister Nxesi will continue to perform his responsibilities as Minister of Employment and Labour while acting as Minister of Public Service and Administration

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Minister of Employment and Labour, Thulas Nxesi, as Acting Minister of Public Service and Administration. This follows Minister of Public Service and Administration Ayanda Dlodlo’s appointment as an Executive Director on the board of the World Bank in Washington in the United States. President Ramaphosa…