Will populist political projects eventually lead to the collapse of democracy? The answer is complicated, but there is a second option, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The Ministers of Employment and Labour, Police, Transport and Home Affairs convened an urgent meeting on Sunday evening to discuss the continued violence in the trucking industry and to plot a way forward.
An agreement was finally reached in the protracted public sector wage negotiations but at least one union, the Public Servants Association will not sign it.
South Africa is offering unions representing 1 million state employees inflation-busting pay increases at a time when the country needs to rein in spending to help keep its investment-grade credit rating.
Deputy Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Obed Bapela has admitted that government’s procurement policies are hindering black business.
Students at a Pretoria high school have demonstrated over its dress code.
What does the term neoliberalism actually mean? Professor Jeremy Seekings examines the label in relation to the South African government's policies.
Furious debates about whether to sign or dispute the latest public sector pay deal are now underway at all levels within Cosatu-affiliated public sector unions.
The Public Servants Association is considering striking alone, following yet another postponement in the protracted wage negotiations with government.
An acrimonious battle for control of the ANC has paralysed several government departments, as ruling party leaders focus on electioneering and officials delay taking decisions until they learn who their new political masters will be.
Watch as President Jacob Zuma provides oral answers to written questions from MPs.
A long-time resident of Port Shepstone, Joey Morrise, 81, wants the government to start "pulling up its socks".
Mercedes-Benz and the South African Treasury have formed a partnership in a job-creation initiative by establishing a learning academy in East London.
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