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South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, visits flood victims as death toll rises to 306 – Video

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday visited victims of floods in the KwaZulu-Natal province, as the death toll from the disaster rose to 306.

Ramaphosa who visited families who had lost loved ones including a family with four children, after floods and mudslides ravaged their homes on Tuesday, promised to help the victims of the devastating east coast floods.

“You’re not alone … We’ll do everything in our power to see how we can help.

“Even though your hearts are in pain, we’re here for you,” Ramaphosa said.

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Video: Embattled Ghanaian Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, survives parliament axe amidst struggling economy

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Embattled Ghana’s Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has survived parliament’s removal as the vote to remove him at the legislative chambers failed.

136 The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliament members voted to remove Mr. Ofori-Atta but lawmakers under The New Patriotic Party (NPP) walked out on the process, thus denying the NDC the chance to reach the Constitutionally required 183 votes to pass the censure.

Amidst Ghana’s current economic struggles, the legislatures in October asked the president to sack finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta and his deputy, in order to “restore hope in the financial sector”.

 

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Video: South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa addresses British parliament, speaks on political symbolism

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In this video, we take a short throw back to embattled South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa’s visit to Britain.

President Ramaphosa while addressing the British parliament, spoke on the importance of South Africa’s alliance with the British.

He also spoke about the symbolism of certain statues to his country’s political development.

 

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