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South Africa's Ramaphosa appoints graft tribunal

South Africa's Ramaphosa appoints graft tribunalSouth African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a tribunal to fast-track legal proceedings from graft investigations by the country’s Special Investigating Unit (SIU), the presidency said on Sunday. The tribunal will adjudicate over any civil proceedings brought before it by the SIU, which investigates malpractice in state institutions, state assets and public money, the presidency said in a statement.



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South Africa's Ramaphosa says will stop illegal land grabs

South Africa's Ramaphosa says will stop illegal land grabsSouth Africa will not allow illegal land grabs, new President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Wednesday, as the country prepares to expropriate land without compensation following a vote in parliament. Ramaphosa, who replaced Jacob Zuma as president in February, is under pressure to deliver on promises to speed up land reform after slow progress at redistributing land to the country’s black majority since the end of white minority rule in 1994. “We cannot have a situation where we allow land grabs, because that is anarchy,” Ramaphosa said in a speech in parliament.



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South Africa's Ramaphosa says working to resolve issue of Zuma's future

South Africa's Ramaphosa says working to resolve issue of Zuma's futureCAPE TOWN (Reuters) – African National Congress (ANC) leader Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that the ruling party was holding talks over Jacob Zuma's position as president of the country and that those talks should be handled with "care and purpose". "We know you want this matter to be finalised," Ramaphosa told a crowd of ANC supporters in Cape Town. South Africa's ANC has called a meeting of its national executive for Monday, as Ramaphosa and his allies lobby for President Zuma to step down. (Reporting by Wendell Roelf; Writing by Alexander Winning and Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo)



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Ramaphosa faces new battles as head of S.Africa's ANC

Ramaphosa faces new battles as head of S.Africa's ANCSouth African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa faced wide-ranging challenges Tuesday after being elected to lead the country’s ruling party as it grapples with corruption allegations and disunity. Thousands of raucous Ramaphosa supporters sang and chanted in the conference hall as rival backers of defeated candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma appeared dejected. “Many doom-sayers had said that this conference was going to collapse,” Ramaphosa told journalists on Tuesday, describing the party as “renewed and stronger” than it was before the conference.



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Ramaphosa faces new battles as head of S.Africa's ANC

Ramaphosa faces new battles as head of S.Africa's ANCSouth African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa faced wide-ranging challenges Tuesday after being elected to lead the country’s ruling party as it grapples with corruption allegations and disunity. Thousands of raucous Ramaphosa supporters sang and chanted in the conference hall as rival backers of defeated candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma appeared dejected. “Many doom-sayers had said that this conference was going to collapse,” Ramaphosa told journalists on Tuesday, describing the party as “renewed and stronger” than it was before the conference.



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