The Republic of No Consequences

2017-08-06 06:06

In his new book, political analyst Jakkie Cilliers considers where the country is heading. In this extract he predicts that, amid confused policies and crisis management, it will take a decade to recover from the Zuma regime.

AS IT HAPPENED: Judge grants Zuma leave to appeal Cabinet reshuffle records ruling

2017-06-02 09:43

Judge Bashier Vally at the High Court in Johannesburg has granted President Jacob Zuma leave to appeal against a ruling that he must hand over records explaining his controversial Cabinet reshuffle.

Maimane shuffles DA 'shadow cabinet' after Wilmot James takes sabbatical

2017-06-01 15:39

With Democratic Alliance MP Dr Wilmot James temporarily leaving politics for more academic pastures, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has made a reshuffle of his own.

Zuma Cabinet reshuffle appeal postponed

2017-05-29 10:26

The application by President Jacob Zuma to appeal an order to hand over the record of decision to reshuffle his Cabinet has been postponed due to a bereavement in the legal team, DA MP James Selfe has said.

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.


Economy of emergency: How to escape the recession

2017-06-09 11:33

The recession should rather be seen as an emergency and pragmatic short term goals to achieve growth should be implemented fast.

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle record appeal to be heard

2017-06-02 08:32

The High Court in Johannesburg will hear an appeal by President Jacob Zuma against a ruling that he must hand over records explaining his controversial Cabinet reshuffle.

ANC MPs should table own 'no confidence' motion in Zuma - stalwarts

2017-05-29 14:47

ANC MPs should table their own motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in Parliament, after the party's NEC decided not to recall Zuma this weekend, ANC stalwarts have said.

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.

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