54th National Conference of the African National Congress Current Affairs, GK & News

Cyril Ramaphosa as new President of South Africa

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 ..


Cyril Ramaphosa to be chief guest at 2019 Republic Day parade of India

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 ..


Cyril Ramaphosa sworn-in as new President of South Africa

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 ..


1st woman to head African Union Commission

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.