President Cyril Ramaphosa has, on behalf of the government and people of South Africa, congratulated the President of the Republic of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi on his Inauguration.
President Ian Khama of Botswana this week wrapped up a national “farewell tour” before he stands down on Saturday in a power transfer designed to stress .his statesmanship and the country’s stability.
The rand is at its strongest against the dollar in three years.
The Council on Foreign Relations in the United States says it’s healthy to see South Africa emerge from a state of limbo with the election of President Cyril Ramaphosa while praising the people of the country and the ANC for acknowledging the country’s problems and expressing themselves in light of them.
The office of beleaguered President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday denied the Russian President Vladimir Putin was on his way to South Africa.