E-tolls: Motorists set to pay much less

2015-01-25 15:30

Free passes under e-toll gantries and a decrease in the monthly amount motorists with e-tags will pay. This is the early New Year’s gift awaiting Gauteng motorists.

Four-point plan for Eskom turnaround

2015-01-21 13:55

The core problem with SA's electricity supply industry is that it has been over-regulated and nationalised for more than a century, says a business body.

Ramaphosa visits Eskom's war room

2015-01-15 15:10

A visit to Eskom can be seen as a strong sign that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will take an active role in overseeing the turnaround of the state power utility.

SAA incurs losses with oil price drop

2015-01-15 09:24

SAA has been incurring losses due to the massive drop in global oil prices from the hedges it has taken on oil, according to a report.

Ramaphosa hails ‘classroom of the future’

2015-01-14 09:22

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised the steps being taken towards digital education in the country, after he and Gauteng premier David Makhura unveiled the first ‘classroom of the future’ at a school in Johannesburg.

The ANC’s leadership problem

2015-01-06 09:44

The ANC leadership has been hurt. It will be interesting to see if they can stop the bleeding or die from the wound, writes Kameel Premhid.

Africa's biggest news stories in 2014

2014-12-30 11:42

In 2014 Africa saw the Ebola outbreak, a number of presidential elections, and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president. See our review of the continent's biggest news events.

Cyril off to Cuba just as Castroland becomes US’s NBF

2014-12-23 10:49

Anyone doubting how game-changing the oil price crash has been should ponder this brilliant piece by independent economist Cees Bruggemans.

Ramaphosa ditches official flights for holiday

2014-12-21 14:22

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a commercial flight for his family holiday in Havana, Cuba, even though he was entitled to use an official aircraft,a report says.

ANC is the bodyguard of capitalism says EFF

2014-12-15 14:00

The ruling party is the 'bodyguard of capitalism' in the country, the Economic Freedom Fighters say.

SAA’s ‘hidden’ report puts losses at more than double

2014-12-14 13:28

SAA has reportedly hidden the fact that its losses more than doubled in the 2013/14 financial year from R1.2bn to R2.6bn.

Govt could announce more energy projects

2014-12-13 15:51

A source says the government will announce a series of renewable energy projects that will add more power into the constrained electricity grid.

As it happened: Eskom reshuffle

2014-12-11 11:10

SA's cabinet has reshuffled the Eskom board, set a five-point turnaround for the energy supplier and appointed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to oversee the turnaround.

Ramaphosa: Parly would have embarrassed Mandela

2014-12-08 05:15

Former president Nelson Mandela would have been embarrassed at the recent events in Parliament, ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Mandela would be disappointed by corruption - Bizos

2014-12-05 12:55

Former president Nelson Mandela would have been disappointed by the ongoing corruption in the country, veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos says.

HIV/Aids treatment stalling - TAC

2014-12-01 21:27

Treatment Action Campaign members have marked the 10th anniversary of their court victory that brought the government to provide drugs to Aids patients, in Johannesburg.

Stop HIV/Aids-shaming, urges Ramaphosa

2014-12-01 16:03

The end of Aids is not as near as we would like and efforts to fight prejudice, stigma and discrimination must be redoubled, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Yet another trip to Lesotho for Ramaphosa

2014-11-30 17:12

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will return to Lesotho in his capacity as SADC facilitator, the presidency says.

Ramaphosa puts business interests in trust

2014-11-26 19:57

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's remaining business interests are to be placed in an independently managed trust, the presidency says.


Today's newspaper font pages focused on arguments for dismissal in the Shrien Dewani trial and a scuffle between Julius Malema and Cyril Ramaphosa's security guards. Watch.

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Parly peace deal in tatters

2014-11-24 18:43

A peace deal brokered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties has fallen apart.

Parly truce off - Maimane

2014-11-24 16:57

A deal brokered between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties is off, DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Party leaders arrive for Ramaphosa meeting

2014-11-24 14:43

Political party leaders have started arriving for a meeting with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Johannesburg.

ANC MPs revolt against Cyril Ramaphosa

2014-11-23 19:56

ANC parliamentarians have revolted against Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s peace deal with opposition parties, saying he had stepped on Speaker Baleka Mbete’s turf.

Ramaphosa misrepresented accord - Maimane

2014-11-21 18:42

DA MPL Mmusi Maimane has accused Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of misrepresenting undertakings given at a crisis meeting to mend fences between the ANC and the opposition.


South Sudan warring rivals in Tanzania for peace talks

2015-01-21 18:04

Warring South Sudanese factions have gathered in Tanzania in the latest peace efforts to end over a year of civil war which has claimed the lives of tens of thousands of people.

Govt co-owns Eskom's woes - Matona

2015-01-15 20:02

Government shares responsibility with Eskom for the power problems gripping the country, Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona says.


Today's newspapers feature the Hawks suspension row, learners in some provinces heading back to school and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's plans to approach the Constitutional Court over Qunu. Watch.

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Ramaphosa: Paperless education will boost SA

2015-01-14 10:41

A R17bn project to introduce tablets to government schools in Gauteng will ultimately boost the economy, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

ANC receives 'warm welcome' in Western Cape

2015-01-08 07:20

The ANC says it has received a warm welcome across the Western Cape by residents, ahead of its birthday anniversary at the weekend.

ANC to blitz Cape Town

2015-01-04 08:05

A massive ANC contingency is expected to descend on Cape Town in a move that will be marked by a door-to-door campaign to muster support in the province.

Ramaphosa sends Christmas message

2014-12-24 22:02

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has wished South Africans a peaceful holiday season.

Nene meets board to try and stabilise SAA

2014-12-22 17:20

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has met with the SA Airways board after National Treasury took control of the state-owned company.

Follow Mandela's moral example: Ramaphosa

2014-12-16 06:51

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged all sectors of society to behave with moral responsibility in order to further the legacy of the late former president Nelson Mandela.

Malema: Ramaphosa sees a deal in everything

2014-12-14 17:40

EFF leader Julius Malema has warned that the ANC will be worse off under Cyril Ramaphosa, the party's deputy chairperson, because he sees a "transaction in every political engagement".

ANCWL to push for woman president

2014-12-14 11:09

The ANC Women's League has said it will lobby for a woman to succeed President Jacob Zuma - a move that is set to threaten Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s political future.

Stop HIV/Aids-shaming, urges Ramaphosa

2014-12-11 14:45

The end of Aids is not as near as we would like and efforts to fight prejudice, stigma and discrimination must be redoubled, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Ramaphosa returns to Lesotho

2014-12-09 22:20

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to go to Maseru, Lesotho as part of ongoing efforts to create a conducive climate for the February 2015 elections.

Mandela's spirit lives - Ramaphosa

2014-12-05 13:54

The spirit of former president Nelson Mandela lives on and inspires the nation, Acting President Cyril Ramaphosa says.

South Africans honour Mandela's 'enormous' legacy

2014-12-05 09:41

South Africans have begun marking one year since the death of Nelson Mandela with services, blasting of vuvuzelas and a cricket match to honour his enormous legacy.

Stop HIV/Aids-shaming, urges Ramaphosa

2014-12-01 16:05

The end of Aids is not as near as we would like and efforts to fight prejudice, stigma and discrimination must be redoubled, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

HIV/Aids discrimination persists - Ramaphosa

2014-12-01 14:46

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says stigma and discrimination against those living with HIV/Aids persists.

Sparks could fly as EFF suspension comes under the spotlight again

2014-11-26 21:50

A report which is likely to result in the suspension of EFF MPs from Parliament will be up for debate in the National Assembly after ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani said it was a matter of "national importance".

NEC invited to ANC top six's meeting

2014-11-25 20:37

The ANC's national executive committee has been invited to attend the meeting of the party's national working committee in Johannesburg.


In today's news headlines: arguments continue for the discharge of the case against Shrien Dewani, Julius Malema gets into a scuffle with Cyril Ramaphosa’s guards and buildings are set alight in Ferguson, Missouri. Watch.

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Malema in scuffle with guard at Ramaphosa meeting

2014-11-24 17:16

EFF leader Julius Malema and a security officer had a scuffle in Parktown, Johannesburg, when opposition parties met Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Meeting between Ramaphosa, parties under way

2014-11-24 16:45

A meeting between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and political party leaders have started in Johannesburg in another bid to restore peace in Parliament.

Ramaphosa to meet opposition after deal falters

2014-11-24 11:30

Opposition parties are expected to meet Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa after a truce between political parties in Parliament fell apart last week.

General accused of coup bid leaves Lesotho

2014-11-22 22:10

The renegade general accused of leading a failed coup attempt in Lesotho has left the kingdom along with two of his rivals as part of a deal to restore security.

ANC backs off on EFF report for now

2014-11-21 07:27

After five hours of tense meetings in Parliament, the ANC abandoned a debate on the suspension of 20 EFF MPs, while chief whips have agreed on talks to end the political impasse.

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