Cyril Ramaphosa Biography
Cyril Ramaphosa is a South African businessman and politician who is the fifth and current president of South Africa. A former anti-apartheid activist, trade union leader, and businessman, Ramaphosa is also the president of the African National Congress (ANC).
Cyril Ramaphosa Age
Cyril Ramaphosa was born on 17 November 1952, in Soweto, South Africa. He is 70 years old.
Cyril Ramaphosa Height
Ramaphosa stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Cyril Ramaphosa Education
He attended the University of South Africa (UNISA) and graduated with a Bachelor of Procurationnis degree (B. Proc.) in 1981.
Cyril Ramaphosa Family
Cyril was born and raised in Soweto, South Africa by his caring and loving parents Samuel Ramaphosa and Erdmuth Ramaphosa.
Cyril Ramaphosa Wife
He is married to his pretty wife Tshepo Motsepe.
Cyril Ramaphosa Salary
Cyril receives an annual salary of R4 311,305,00 per year.
Cyril Ramaphosa Net Worth
Ramaphosa has an estimated net worth of $ 450 million.
Cyril Ramaphosa Career
After completing his legal qualifications and obtaining his degree, He joined the Council of Unions of South Africa (CUSA) as an advisor in the legal department. In 1982, CUSA requested that Cyril start a union for mineworkers; this new union was launched in the same year and was named the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).
In March 1986, Ramaphosa was part of COSATU’s delegation which met the African National Congress in Lusaka, Zambia. He was elected as the first general secretary of the union, a position he held until he resigned in June 1991, following his election as secretary-general of the African National Congress (ANC).
In December 1988, Ramaphosa and other prominent members of the Soweto community met Soweto’s mayor to discuss the rent boycott crisis.
In 2022, Cyril was invited by President Paul Biya of Cameroon to open the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations at Olembe Stadium, Yaoundé. On 28 September 2022, on the occasion of the state funeral for Shinzo Abe, Japan’s former prime minister, in Tokyo, Assoumani was one of only seven heads of state who met with Japanese Emperor Naruhito.