54th National Conference of the African National Congress Current Affairs, GK & News
South African lawmakers have re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the president of the country. The Members of Parliament (MP) from the African National Congress (ANC) have chosen the head of state in the parliament’s first post-election sitting. The party won 230 out of 400 seats in the election on May 8. The African National Congress party ..
Topics: 54th National Conference of the African National Congress • African National Congress • Cyril Ramaphosa • Government of South Africa • Negotiations to end apartheid in South Africa • Parliament of South Africa • Politics • South African general election
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa will be chief guest at the 2019 Republic Day parade of India. With this, Ramaphosa would become 2nd leader from his country to attend the event. Former president Nelson Mandela was the chief guest at the 1995 parade. An anti-apatheid activist and a Mahatma Gandhi follower, Ramaphosa became the 5th ..
Topics: 54th National Conference of the African National Congress • Activism • Activists • BRICS • Cyril Ramaphosa • Jacob Zuma • Mahatma Gandhi • Politics by country • South African presidential election
Cyril Ramaphosa, head of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), has been sworn-in as the new President of South Africa on 15 February 2018. He was elected as the fifth president of South Africa by the ruling party politicians after the resignation of Jacob Zuma. Ramaphosa, who is an anti-apartheid activist, trade union leader and ..
Topics: 54th National Conference of the African National Congress • African National Congress • Cyril Ramaphosa • Jacob Zuma • Politics • Politics by country • Politics of South Africa • South Africa • South African presidential election • Zulu people • Zuma
African leaders elected Ms Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to head the African Union (A.U.) Commission. She is the first woman to gain such a position. Ms. Dlamini-Zuma, South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister, defeated the incumbent, Jean Ping of Gabon, in a challenging election.
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012