An expanded category of unemployment, including people who have stopped looking for work, rose one point in the first quarter from 37 percent in the previous three-month period.Full Story
Many believe the new cabinet will be a sign of how Ramaphosa is going to deliver his promises.Full Story
During his new mandate, Cyril Ramaphosa will have to tackle low economic growth, high unemployment and widespread poverty in one of world's most unequal nations.
Ramaphosa's focus on growing the economy has led him to show a willingness to "work with anyone who is willing to take the country forward."
Although the African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance are still the largest parties, the Economic Freedom Fighters had the biggest growth in popularity.
South Africa’s African National Congress took the election with 64 percent of the votes, leading Cyril Ramaphosa's way to presidential victory.
Opinion polls suggest the ANC will again win a majority of the 400 seats in the National Assembly, but analysts have predicted its margin of victory will fall.
The latest polls place the ANC, in power since 1994, with a victory of somewhere between 55 to 60 percent of the ballots.
A town called Eureka in the Northern Cape province of South Africa is built by white Afrikaans exclusively for themselves but they deny the move is racist.
South Africans will go to next polls carrying their racial divisions, distrust of politicians and disenchantment with democracy.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling opened the “wounds of the apartheid” to justify their decision.