SONA 2016 defers power to Gordhan

2016-02-12 06:52

SONA 2016 has set it all up for Pravin Gordhan – and now shows just how powerful he may be, says Daniel Silke.

Vavi: The true State of the Nation. What you won’t hear from Zuma

2016-02-11 12:35

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi highlights key issues the SONA should focus on: unemployment, BEE and economic policies among others.

Watch: Malema disses Zuma’s ‘Micky Mouse’ Nkandla offer

Watch as Malema speaks to supporters at the EFF march to the Constitutional Court.

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Spicy words from Malema on Nkandla, Guptas and Maimane

EFF leader Julius Malema shot from the hip in a Johannesburg briefing on Thursday, 4 February. Malema tackled Nkandla, the President's relationship with the Gupta family and the DA's leader Mmusi Maimane.

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South Africa can survive 2016

2015-12-22 07:58

Next year is going to be a rough one with many social and political upheavals and much economic suffering, but South Africa and its people still stand on a firm foundation that would be able to weather much more serious storms, writes Max du Preez.

Pravin Gordhan: 'Miscalculation needs new scenario. I’m the new scenario.'

2015-12-15 07:40

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's biggest challenges are how he plans to handle the Russian nuclear procurement that’s currently on the table, as well as SAA as a going concern.

Massive political defeat for Zuma

2015-12-14 06:02

The musical chairs in the finance ministry reflect more on the state of the Presidency and a new vulnerable era for Zuma and his benefactors, says Daniel Silke.

Things just got worse for SA

2015-12-10 06:19

The demise of Nhlanhla Nene as Minister of Finance comes at the worst possible time for South Africa, says political analyst Daniel Silke.

Mathews Phosa takes swipe at Zuma

2015-11-20 07:57

Businessman and former ANC leader Mathews Phosa has taken a swipe at President Jacob Zuma’s comments that the ANC comes first.

6 awesome celebrity impressions by other celebrities

2015-08-27 14:13

These hilarious celebrity imitations done by other celebrities will blow your mind.

Marches and protests are taking place across SA ahead of the State of the Nation Address, including multiple #ZumaMustFall gatherings.

Marches and protests are taking place across SA ahead of the State of the Nation Address, including multiple #ZumaMustFall gatherings.

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Daniel Silke: No ordinary SONA for ‘lame-duck’ Zuma

2016-02-10 15:03

A weak President presiding over a racially polarised nation now has enemies within and sceptics afar judging his every utterance, says Daniel Silke.

Unlike other MPs, Nene highly employable - Roodt

2016-02-08 07:45

Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene can get a job easily in the private sector, says economist Dawie Roodt.

WATCH: Men tackled by security after running onto field during ANC 104th anniversary

An ANC supporter was tackled by party security as he managed to jump over the stands and run towards the stage where President Jacob Zuma was delivering the January 8th statement on Saturday.

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Rand firm as calm returns to market

2015-12-15 12:38

The rand has strengthened to below the key psychological R15/$-mark after plunging to all-time lows against all major currencies following Nhlanhla Nene's sacking.

Gordhan not a friend of the working class - Cosatu

2015-12-14 15:23

The Congress of SA Trade Unions has fallen short of welcoming Pravin Gordhan back to his previous post, saying he is "not a friend of the working class".

Zuma’s blunder on Nene costs SA billions – when will taxpayers call enough?

2015-12-13 11:36

Allowing financially illiterate President Jacob Zuma to impose his ideas on SA’s fiscal policy is akin to handing a practicing alcoholic keys to the booze cabinet.

Liberation struggle heroes awarded National Orders

2015-12-09 10:52

Three KZN citizens were awarded National Orders by President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria last night.

Zuma criticises Motlanthe

2015-11-09 12:55

President Jacob Zuma criticised former president Kgalema Motlanthe for comments the latter made to Business Day that the tripartite alliance was dead.

No Cabinet reshuffle as Zuma focuses on economy, electricity and visas

2015-08-12 09:29

President Jacob Zuma yesterday brushed off speculation of a pending Cabinet reshuffle, saying it was the “business” of government and there were no time limits.

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