Cyril Ramaphosa

South African president congratulates President Sisi on election victory

Tue, 19 Dec 2023 - 06:55 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received a phone call Tuesday from South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who congratulated him on his election victory, said Presidential Spokesman Ahmed Fahmy.

Sisi offers sincerest condolences to S. African president over flood victims

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 08:56 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi offered his sincerest condolences to his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa over the victims of floods that have recently hit the eastern coastal city of Durban, causing heavy casualties and property loss.

Egypt participates in 30th session of African Peer Review Mechanism

Fri, 26 Mar 2021 - 09:07 GMT

The APRM is concerned with monitoring African states’ governance performance.

Sisi, Ramaphosa discuss Renaissance Dam developments, negotiations

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 01:02 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi congratulated his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa for his country's successful presidency of the African Union (AU) in 2020, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

Giza Zoo, major gardens to reopen Monday as coronavirus cases decline

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 11:45 GMT

The Giza Zoo, as well as a number of well-known gardens in the Greater Cairo will reopen for the public starting Monday, the Agriculture Ministry media adviser said, after months of closure over the spread of coronavirus.

President Ramaphosa thanks Egypt for supporting African coronavirus efforts

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 11:04 GMT

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday thanked Egypt for its efforts to combat the novel coronavirus and to support the African efforts in this regard.

Sisi to Ramaphosa: Egypt rejects Ethiopia's unilateral steps regarding Renaissance Dam

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The two leaders tackled Egypt's request to the UN Security Council to intervene in the issue of the dam to reach a fair and balanced agreement that takes into account the interests of all parties.

Sisi, Ramaphosa discuss African efforts to fight coronavirus

Wed, 13 May 2020 - 07:01 GMT

In Africa, around 70,000 people contracted the virus and more than 2,400 died, according to some figures.

Sisi to attend Ramaphosa’s inauguration in Pretoria

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 10:57 GMT

The inauguration ceremony will be attended by the heads of Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states, said South African Minister of Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.

S.Africa lashes Trump over land 'seizures' tweet

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 12:50 GMT

South Africa accused Donald Trump of fuelling racial tensions on Thursday after he said farmers were being forced off their land and many of them killed.

South Africa opens door to future Russian nuclear power deal

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 09:15 GMT

South Africa cannot afford large-scale expansion of its nuclear power fleet but would still be open to future nuclear deals with Russia

Nigeria's President Buhari says will soon sign up to African free-trade agreement

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will sign up soon to a $3 trillion African free-trade agreement.

Investors watching closely as Ramaphosa considers cabinet line-up

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 08:39 GMT

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday his early morning walks gave him time to think about his cabinet amid growing speculation about its composition and the future of the finance minister.

'New dawn' for S.Africa, says new president Ramaphosa

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 - 03:20 GMT

Cyril Ramaphosa, hailed "a new dawn" for the country in his first policy speech after Jacob Zuma's bruising nine-year term came to an end.

"Tough decisions" for South Africa to cut deficit: Ramaphosa

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 05:59 GMT

South Africa faces "tough decisions" to reduce the size of its fiscal deficit and stabilize its debt after years of weak growth, President Ramaphosa said

Profile: Meet South Africa’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 02:29 GMT

Cyril Ramaphosa, who joined Zuma's cabinet as a deputy in 2014, was elected as South Africa's new president on Thursday.

S.Africa's new president vows to tackle state corruption

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Cyril Ramaphosa, a former anti-apartheid activist turned businessman, was named South Africa's president Thursday and immediately vowed to fight corruption.

Egypt Today's world news brief

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 09:54 GMT

Today brings you the most important and latest news in a 2-minute read round-up.

Cyril Ramaphosa elected new head of South Africa's ruling ANC party

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 05:34 GMT

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected head of the ruling ANC party Monday, winning a bruising race that exposed deep rifts within the organisation that led the struggle against apartheid.

S.African VP says he believes Zuma guilty of rape

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 12:19 GMT

South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has said he believes the woman who accused President Jacob Zuma of rape.