Kalden Ongmu

Kalden Ongmu

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Blinken's Africa tour: US and South Africa commit to strengthening bilateral cooperation and economic ties

The US is South Africa’s third largest trading partner, with more than 600 US companies operating within South African borders.

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Rise in rhino poaching in South Africa to meet demand from Asia

Between January and June 2022, 259 rhinos were poached as compared with 249 countrywide in the same period last year

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South Africa: ANC retains rule making stepping down mandatory for corruption-charged officials

Some of the ANC members demanded for the step-aside rule to be scrapped, arguing that this was used to fight factional battles but it did not get the voice and support it wanted in the conference…

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South Africa: Gang of gun men force their way into music video shoot, rape 8 young women

The area where the incident took place is infamous for illegal mining activity

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African National Congress at its weakest, most vulnerable, says Cyril Ramaphosa

According to Ramaphosa, ANC’s weaknesses are “driven by the competition for positions, the contestation of structures, and the pursuit of access to public resources”

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announces plans to improve power supply

The president held consultations with government, stakeholders, energy experts outside government to find a collective solution to the energy crisis

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South African authorities confirm receiving extradition request for Gupta brothers

Atul Kumar Gupta and Rajesh Kumar Gupta were arrested in Dubai last month after an Interpol red notice was issued for the brothers who are wanted for corruption, fraud and money laundering charges…

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Calls grow for no-confidence vote against South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa is being blamed for rampant corruption, inflation, money laundering 

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa welcomes judgement on Marikana massacre

The workers (plantiff) had asked the court to find that Ramaphosa and Lonmin mine (now Sibanye-Stillwater), were liable for the actions of the police who brutally shot dead 34 workers in Marikana…

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'Unlawful and highly irrational': Jacob Zuma slams Raymond Zondo and final state capture report

The Jacob Zuma Foundation said that Zuma has advised his legal team to take the state capture report on review and report Zondo to the Judicial Services Commission within the next week or two.

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South Africa lifts COVID-19 rules on mask-wearing, gatherings, entry

The mandatory wearing of masks comes to an end after more than two years since the COVID-19 pandemic

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'Zupta' corruption in South Africa: Zondo commission submits final Zuma-era graft report

President Ramaphosa said the state capture was an assault on the country's democracy and violated the rights of every man, woman, and child in the country.The State of Capture report has presented…

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South Africa’s main opposition party requests FBI to probe Ramaphosa

President Ramaphosa has, however, refuted these claims but confirmed that a robbery had taken place at the President’s farm in Limpopo on or around February 9, 2020, in which proceeds from the…

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South African President Ramaphosa suspends advocate Mkhwebane from public protector's office

The public protector in South Africa is one of six independent state institutions set up by the country's Constitution to support and defend democracy.  

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President Ramaphosa wishes South Africans on Africa Day

Africa Day commemorates the founding in 1963 of the Organisation of African Unity, the forerunner to the African Union.

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