Gigaba appointed to 'defang' Treasury - opposition

2017-05-23 20:54

Opposition political parties say Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's appointment had nothing to do with boosting efficiency, but instead was meant to “defang” National Treasury.

Business leaders call for state capture probe into Presidency

2017-05-23 13:20

Business Leadership South Africa has joined the chorus of calls by civil society and others in leadership for an independent inquiry into the Presidency over allegations of state capture.

AS IT HAPPENED: 'Secret ballot' judgment is reserved

2017-05-15 19:50

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng thanks all legal representatives for their arguments in the protracted "secret ballot" case brought to the Constitution Court by the United Democratic Movement (UDM).

EDITORIAL: Zuma’s losses mount

2017-05-07 06:25

Those who identify themselves as die-hard supporters of President Jacob Zuma were up in arms on Thursday and declared that we might as well hand over the country to the judiciary.

The nice lies of the courtiers

2017-05-07 06:23

Our dearly beloved leader shares many traits with Swaziland’s King Mswati III. So much so that a fake news story about them earlier this year circulated quickly and was believed by many people.

Hawks claim 'coup plotter' wanted to take out Zuma and Guptas, court hears

2017-05-05 13:00

Elvis Ramosebudi hatched a plot to assassinate President Jacob Zuma, his Cabinet ministers and members of the Gupta family, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

Gordhan axing destroyed trust, business leaders told Zuma

2017-05-04 21:36

Business leaders have told President Jacob Zuma that trust between government and the private sector was destroyed when he fired his finance minister, says Telkom chair Jabu Mabuza.

In the markets: What to watch this week

2017-04-24 10:11

Despite recent political upheaval and the ratings downgrades, the rand has fared better than expected. Will this hold as the ANC's electoral conference in December approaches?

Radically unorthodox

2017-04-23 06:00

Chris Malikane, Gigaba’s ­controversial new adviser, tells Hanlie Retief that he is not Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s battering ram that knocks down orthodox ­economists in Treasury.

Zuma unlikely to be ousted - research

2017-04-21 08:20

President Jacob Zuma is unlikely to be ousted by the National Assembly, but a negotiated exit is most likely to happen, according to research.


ANC leaders to discuss Zuma removal at NEC - Bloomberg

2017-05-23 15:27

The top leadership of the ruling African National Congress will discuss the option of removing President Jacob Zuma from his post at a May 26 to 28 meeting.

Downgrade fallout could still get worse, economist warns

2017-05-18 12:33

The fallout following the credit downgrade to junk status by two rating agencies may not have been as bad as expected but things could still get worse, says an economist.

The president is accountable to the National Assembly

2017-05-14 11:41

The proposition that 'The calls for Msholozi to resign are fundamentally, if not brazenly, unconstitutional ...' cannot go unchallenged, writes Lawson Naidoo.

Why must I still love you, Mzansi?

2017-05-07 06:25

Only courageous and committed leadershipand pragmatic socioeconomic interventionscan ease the slide, writes Lebusa Monyooe.

BLSA lashes Zuma

2017-05-07 06:10

Business Leadership SA head Jabu Mabuza has criticised the president’s Cabinet reshuffle, Eskom’s board and the presence of ‘prominent state captors’.

Nuclear stall could buy SA ratings reprieve - economist

2017-05-05 07:04

The fact that SA’s nuclear programme has been put on hold for the foreseeable future could give the country a credit ratings reprieve, says an economist.

Former deputy arts and culture minister resigns as MP

2017-05-02 10:07

Veteran MP and former deputy arts and culture minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi has resigned as a Member of Parliament.

Should you invest overseas

2017-04-23 07:39

With credit downgrades and political turmoil, investors might be wary of spending their money locally, writes Angelique Ruzicka.

Stay invested despite downgrades, say analysts

2017-04-21 14:17

South African investors should not make emotional investment choices and sell off assets in the wake of the recent downgrade to junk status, say analysts.

Gordhan axing will drag down economic growth - research

2017-04-21 07:44

The removal of Pravin Gordhan as finance minister has prompted fears of cronyism and corruption among business and is expected to drag down economic growth further.

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