“And the President himself has been tarnished by the same corruption suspicions by accepting money from the tainted Bosasa and letting his son benefit from them too.
"All of his solutions are long term and slow when South Africa needs urgent change now," DA leader Mmusi Maimane said in a statement shortly after Ramaphosa’s address.
In his keynote address at a packed Moses Mabhida stadium, Ramaphosa undertook that the ANC will focus on economic growth, job creation and a skills revolution for the youth.
Maimane also requested that Ramaphosa make public the terms of the deal and the amount of money "that taxpayers have to date stumped up in defence of his alleged corruption".
Hitting the campaign trail in Mamelodi, Pretoria, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has maintained that despite having Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president, the ANC is still just a broken vehicle looking to benefit itself.
Mmusi Maimane has managed to both amuse and confuse South Africans on Tuesday, after he compared Cyril Ramaphosa to his American counterpart, Donald Trump.
But President Ramaphosa is betting that after a decade of chaos and misrule under Zuma - a man now facing a corruption trial, and possible bankruptcy - South Africans are, overwhelmingly, looking for competence and honesty rather than grand promis...
Former Bosasa Chief Operations Officer Angelo Agrizzi is seen during his testimony at the Raymond Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture.
There is some dead wood in the Ramaphosa Cabinet and perhaps securing a decent election victory will allow him to act with greater clarity of vision where until now he has had to be ambiguous - think Bathabile Dlamini.
In a written letter addressed to Ramaphosa, Maimane asked that the deal, which was struck more than a decade ago between Zuma and former president Thabo Mbeki, be cancelled.
DA leader Mmusi Maimane says that while he believes coalitions will be the future of the South African political landscape, his party will be principled in how it approaches such partnerships after the May elections.
The President made the commitment at the Ohlange Institute in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal, as he delivered the party’s annual January 8 statement to mark the African National Congress’s 107th birthday on Tuesday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a swipe at the Zuma government, saying that the country has been saved from a downward spiral of corruption.
The ANC is the only organisation in the country committed to improving the lives of the people, party president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.
Since appointing former police minister Fikile Mbalula as head of elections, the ANC has spent months canvassing the opinions of ordinary South Africans and has used them to sharpen its vision for the country.
President Cyril Ramaphosa kick started the governing African National Congress’s (ANC’s) election campaign in his January 8th Statement celebrating 107 years since the birth of the liberation movement.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced yesterday that power utility Eskom was “being handled” as he prepares to lead a delegation of government officials, business and labour leaders to the annual World Economic Forum.