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Cyril Ramaphosa Just Became The New President Of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa Just Became The New President Of South Africa

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Cyril Ramaphosa Mike Hutchings / AFP / Getty Images Cyril Ramaphosa has been declared as the new president of South Africa, a day after Jacob Zuma resigned.He became president after he was the only individual to be nominated in the South African parliament, where his African National Congress (ANC) party has a large majority.Ramaphosa, a former businessman who has been Zuma's deputy since 2016, was in December elected to replace Zuma as the president of the ANC, which has been the ruling party of South Africa since 1994.Zuma announced his resignation in a televised speech Wednesday, finally succumbing to pressure from within his own party to step down following years of corruption allegations, which the former president denied. ANC supporters of Ra...
“Black Panther” Just Premiered In Africa And It Was Dripping In Black Excellence

“Black Panther” Just Premiered In Africa And It Was Dripping In Black Excellence

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Moviegoers relax on the red carpet ahead of the premiere of Black Panther in Kisumu, Kenya, on Feb. 13. Nichole Sobecki for BuzzFeed News KISUMU, Kenya — The winding red carpet leading into Anga IMAX Theatre in Kisumu, Kenya, was a prismatic display of African elegance. Women rocked long feeder braids studded with gold beads, men flexed underneath bright pink dashikis and smooth suede loafers, and the dance group welcoming people into the theater performed in fringed animal print fabric and white face paint.Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya, pulled out all the stops for the highly anticipated premiere of Black Panther, the latest in Marvel’s decade-long series of superhero movies and the first to feature an almost entirely black cast. Set in the fictional count...
Top 6 romantic luxury properties in Africa

Top 6 romantic luxury properties in Africa

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, many may have romance on their mind – and how better to enjoy time with a loved one than exploring the vast plains of Africa or relaxing on an Indian Ocean island? Here are Africa’s Top 6 most romantic properties, for 14th February as well as any other time of […] The post Top 6 romantic luxury properties in Africa appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.