South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa - A Fallen Star?


The country is divided as to whether prominent businessman Cyril Ramaphosa committed the ultimate betrayal for his alleged involvement in drawing state and police intervention in the fatal killings at Lonmin mine.
Photo: Shanduka

Cyril Ramaphosa speaks at a Shanduka event (file photo): Cyril Ramaphosa's Shanduka Resources has a controlling stake in Lonmin's empowerment initiative, Incwala Resources, which owns 18% of Lonmin's Eastern Platinum and Western Platinum operations.

  • South Africa:  Cyril Ramaphosa - the True Betrayal

    Daily Maverick, 25 October 2012

    The country is divided as to whether business tycoon Cyril Ramaphosa committed the ultimate betrayal of the workers on whose shoulders he rose to prominence, or whether his ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Marikana Commission - More Sides Pitch in, More Mud Flung in Ramaphosa's Face

    Daily Maverick, 24 October 2012

    On the second day of hearings at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, Dali Mpofu made his opening statement and dropped the first bombshell – he quoted from an email which he ... read more »

  • South Africa:  A Response to 'Marikana Truth'

    Shanduka, 30 October 2012

    In response to a malicious document that appeared under the heading 'Marikana Truth', the following summarises details of the transaction in which Shanduka Group (Pty) Ltd acquired ... read more »

  • South Africa:  News in Brief - Cyril Ramaphosa Wants to Testify Before the Marikana Commission

    Daily Maverick, 29 October 2012

    A round-up of the weekend’s news from South Africa. read more »

  • South Africa:  Is Mondi Shanduka Seeking to Buy Independent Newspapers?

    Biz-Community, 6 June 2012

    There is talk on the grapevine that Cyril Ramaphosa's Mondi Shanduka is interested in buying Independent Newspapers - making all the more interesting the fact that Denis O'Brien, ... read more »

  • South Africa:  Has Cyril's Moment Finally Come?

    Daily Maverick, 19 March 2012

    Any day now, the ANC rank-and-file might realise it is thoroughly sick of the current set, and some new blood is needed at the top. While Kgalema Motlanthe has been the man for ... read more »