Mashatile manoeuvres to succeed Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Paul Mashatile, deputy president of the ANC.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Paul Mashatile, deputy president of the ANC. © Yeshiel Panchia / Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
Paul Mashatile was elected deputy president of the ruling ANC on 19 December and could soon become the number two in the South African government. The South African president fears that he may now be angling for his job. [...] (605 words)
Issue dated 05/01/2023 Reading time 3 minutes
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