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The winners and losers in South Africa’s historic new government

The winners and losers in South Africa’s historic new government

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David Turner

Living up to his reputation as a skilled negotiator, South Africa’s President Cyril Rampahosa appears to have outmanoeuvred his main coalition partner ...

South African parties agree on Cabinet positions, sealing deal on new coalition government

South African parties agree on Cabinet positions, sealing deal on new coalition government

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Amanda Smith

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa named a new Cabinet late Sunday night after his African National ...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa finally appoints coalition cabinet

South Africa’s Ramaphosa finally appoints coalition cabinet

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David Turner

The News JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa finally appointed a cabinet of ministers late on Sunday local time. The new ...

South African president says Parliament will open July 18 amid discord in the new coalition

South African president says Parliament will open July 18 amid discord in the new coalition

Politics
Amanda Smith

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said Friday that Parliament will open for its next term on ...

South Africa’s new government brings Black and white together. It’s also reviving racial tensions

South Africa’s new government brings Black and white together. It’s also reviving racial tensions

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David Turner

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — In a country where racial segregation was once brutally enforced, South Africa’s new coalition government has ...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa vows to fight inequality as power-sharing begins

South Africa’s Ramaphosa vows to fight inequality as power-sharing begins

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Amanda Smith

By Siyabonga Sishi and Thando Hlophe PRETORIA (Reuters) -A weakened South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Wednesday that his new multi-party ...

Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in for a 2nd term as South African president

Cyril Ramaphosa is sworn in for a 2nd term as South African president

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Amanda Smith

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in for a second term as South Africa’s president on Wednesday in a ceremony in ...

South Africa’s Ramaphosa sworn in for second term

South Africa’s Ramaphosa sworn in for second term

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David Turner

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a second full term in office as president, despite failing to security a ...

Zuma’s MK party to join South Africa’s opposition alliance

Zuma’s MK party to join South Africa’s opposition alliance

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David Turner

South Africa’s former president, Jacob Zuma, has said his political party – uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) – will join the opposition alliance in ...

How South Africa’s rival parties ‘found each other’ in a last-ditch deal that saved a president

How South Africa’s rival parties ‘found each other’ in a last-ditch deal that saved a president

Politics
Amanda Smith

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s main political rivals are now partners in government after they came together in a ...