Jacob Zuma Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

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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 ..

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Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as new President of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa, head of ruling African National Congress (ANC) has sworn in as new President of South Africa. He was elected as new president by the ruling party politicians dominating 400-member parliament after the resignation of scam-tainted Jacob Zuma. He will have remaining one year term of his predecessor. Prior to this, he was deputy ..

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Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's President

South Africa’s embattled President Jacob Zuma (75) has resigned for the office. He announced the decision after ruling African National Congress (ANC) party threatened to eject him from office via parliamentary vote of no confidence. Zuma was South Africa’s President for the last 9 years since 2009. His resignation followed weeks of intense public pressure ..

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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.

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