His back to the wall, Cyril Ramaphosa secretly orchestrates his succession

South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town, South Africa, on 10 February 2022.
South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town, South Africa, on 10 February 2022. © Nic Bothma/Pool via Reuters
Implicated in a parliamentary report, the South African president has decided against resigning from office before the ANC's upcoming national party conference. But he is apparently planning to hand over power next year to his party's treasurer general. [...] (653 words)
Issue dated 06/12/2022 Reading time 3 minutes
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