South Africa, partner of China, reaffirms its principles of non-alignment

With our correspondent in Johannesburg, Claire Bargelès For South Africa, it was President Cyril Ramaphosa himself who took the time to address the other representatives of political parties during this dialogue. He took the opportunity to reaffirm his strategy of non-alignment and praise South-South partnerships, while Pretoria provokes the irritation of the countries of the … Read more

What to remember from the African news of the week of February 13

Published on : 17/02/2023 – 14:02 Clashes broke out Thursday, February 16 in several neighborhoods in the suburbs of Conakry between demonstrators and law enforcement, forcing the Guinean authorities to requisition the army to restore calm. The National Front for the Defense of the Constitution (FNDC) had called for demonstrations despite the ban on all … Read more

South Africa declares national disaster due to prolonged blackout | Life

Workers inspect power lines in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo: AFP/VNA) On February 9, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a state of national disaster due to the power-off nationwide and highlights that the lack of electricity poses an existential threat to the economy and social fabric. In his annual national message addressed to Parliament at … Read more

Death of Frene Ginwala, speaker of South Africa’s first democratically elected assembly

Published on : 14/01/2023 – 06:44 In South Africa, the generation that brought down apartheid is slowly dying out. This Friday, January 13, it is Frene Ginwala who died. This militant of the African National Congress (ANC) was the president of the first democratically elected National Assembly in 1994, after the end of the segregationist … Read more

Cyril Ramaphosa, who survived the impeachment proceedings, is the party president again South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa re-elected as African National Congress leader

Johannesburg: South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who escaped impeachment on charges of money laundering, has been re-elected as president of the ruling African National Congress. Ramaphosa, 70, defeated his rival, former health minister Zweli Makhize. The announcement was made at the end of the party’s national election conference which began on Friday. A close supporter … Read more

tense atmosphere for the first day of the ANC Congress

Published on : 17/12/2022 – 00:00 In South Africa, the first day of the ANC elective conference was eventful. Cyril Ramaphosa, candidate for his re-election at the head of the political formation, remains favorite despite the incredible affair of “Phala-Phala”. With our correspondent in Johannesburg, Claire Bargelès In South Africa, December 16 is normally the … Read more