Supra Mahumapelo, 49, announces his resignation at ruling African National Congress headquarters in Johannesburg
Ramaphosa told the gathering in the Johannesburg suburb of Boksburg there was a need "to undo a grave historical injustice" that he has vowed to get to grips with since taking over from Jacob Zuma three months ago.
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10 of 13 miners who were trapped have been freed and 6 are in hospital, with 2 still unaccounted for, says company
The settlement will cover those who worked for the mining giants between March 1965 and the present day and will reportedly benefit up to 100,000 former mine workers or their dependents.
Obama, who met with Mandela in 2005 and who made an emotional address at his funeral, will speak at the lecture marking 100 years since the anti-apartheid icon was born.
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The former Paralympic athlete, 31, had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term, which was increased to 13 years in November.
Zuma, 75, smiled broadly and gave a thumbs-up as he walked into the Durban High Court building to take his seat in the dock just seven weeks after he was forced to resign from office.
Outlook changed to stable from negative due to "pursuing an effective set of reforms and policies," agency says
In a statement released late Monday, Ramaphosa announced that Tom Moyane had refused to resign as the South African Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner and had then been suspended.
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams is expected to announce his decision at 1230 GMT at the prosecuting authority's head office in Pretoria, but whatever the decision it is expected to spark a firestorm of opposition.
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Zuma faces the risk of jail over 18 criminal charges linked to 783 payments totalling four million rands ($345,000) that he allegedly received in connection with arms deals before he became president.
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We reiterate our call to Israeli government to engage in meaningful dialogue with Palestinian leaders, says president
Ramaphosa also pledges to create jobs for youth and woo investors to country in first state of nation address in parliament
The State of the Nation address is an annual mix of political pageantry and policy announcements, but the flagship event was postponed last week as Zuma battled to stay in office.
Cyril Ramaphosa, 65, was elected unopposed a day after Jacob Zuma resigned