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South Africans are trying to decode Ramaphosa (and getting it wrong)

South Africans are trying to decode Ramaphosa (and getting it wrong)

During the Cold War, a new profession emerged – “Kremlinologists”, a hodge-podge of academics, journalists, other scoundrels, and commentators, who would study every minute detail of the behaviour of Soviet Union leaders when they were in public

To lead South Africa, Ramaphosa must balance populism and pragmatism

To lead South Africa, Ramaphosa must balance populism and pragmatism

Maiden speeches are tricky. They only come once. The one delivered in South Africa by newly-elected president of the African National Congress Cyril Ramaphosa required extraordinary ingenuity

Fresh bid to oust #Zuma

Fresh bid to oust #Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has until Tuesday next week to step down as head of state or risk facing a fresh palace revolt.