Ramaphosa re-elected as leader of South Africa’s ruling party

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attends the nomination process of the top African National Congress (ANC) officials in the 55th National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec 18, 2022. (SUMAYA HISHAM / REUTERS) JOHANNESBURG — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been re-elected […]

Ramaphosa hits back as party backs him over cash scandal

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa (center) leaves an African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec 5, 2022. (JEROME DELAY / AP) JOHANNESBURG – South Africa's ruling party said it would tell its lawmakers to reject a report that President Cyril Ramaphosa may have committed misconduct over a stash of […]

African penguins endangered by shipping noise in Algoa Bay

A colony of penguins is seen on St. Croix island in Algoa Bay outside Port Elizabeth, on July 08, 2020. Nestled half-way along the European-Asian sea route, the bay's deep-water port was a strategically obvious choice for South Africa's first offshore bunkering operation, which started in 2016. Conservationists have voiced concern about ships fuelling at […]

S. Africa’s Ramaphosa on knife edge as crises spur leadership race

President of ruling African National Congress and South Africa President Ramaphosa addresses the 6th National Policy Conference in Johannesburg on July 29, 2022. (AP PHOTO) JOHANNESBURG – South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa is beset by crises that have cast doubt on his presidency and left him vulnerable to a leadership challenge as his party begins the […]