Tag: Cyril Ramaphosa

Jacob Zuma (Drew Angerer / Getty)

South African President Jacob Zuma Resigns

Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, resigned on Wednesday in a nationwide address. Zuma was forced out by his own ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC).

Supporters of the African National Congress Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa demonstrated against President Jacob Zuma outside ANC party headquarters in Johannesburg earlier this week

South African Officials Say President Zuma’s Resignation Is Coming Soon

The handwriting appears to be on the wall for South African President Jacob Zuma. A few days after opposition leaders spoke of a plan to use massive street demonstrations to compel Zuma’s political party to recall him, South African officials said Zuma’s resignation is imminent, possibly coming as soon as Monday.

Cyril Ramaphosa (Gulshan Khan / AFP / Getty)

New Hope for South Africa as Cyril Ramaphosa Elected to Lead Ruling Party

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was elected to lead the ruling African National Congress (ANC) at the party’s 54th conference in Johannesburg on Monday, lifting hopes for political reform and boosting the South African rand against the U.S. dollar.