President Cyril Ramaphosa met the Vice President of the United States of America Kamala Harris before meeting the U.S. President Joe Biden.

He also meet leaders of the civil rights movement and Congressional leaders to discuss how far civil rights have come and have not in the USA.

Discussions covered topics ranging from increasing business investments, to financing for a just transition away from fossil fuel dependence, to geo-strategic concerns particularly in Mozambique.

The President warned that without additional resources, South Africa could very well become the next target of the insurgency taking place there.


Ramaphosa told his political interlocutors in Washington that Africa should be allowed the space to choose its own parteners and should never again find itself as a battleground for global power influence.

The two leaders also spoke about the lifting of US sanctions on Zimbabwe aswell as equal representation of Africa at the United Nations, Africa’s seat at the G20 and Africa’s relationship with Russia.

The news was reported by SABC NEWS.