For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
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"We are committed to building an ethical state," said President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address as he revealed his administration would focus on seven priorities, including education and economic transformation. Read the full speech.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has set a target for the tourism industry to grow its arrivals to 21 million by 2030, but there needs to be alignment across government departments to achieve this said SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona.
Corruption, fraud and state capture have disadvantaged local suppliers, supply chains and black-owned companies which could not do business as a result, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan will meet with Eskom's board to map a way forward for the entity, following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the power utility will be unbundled.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday evening that debt-laden power utility Eskom would be split into three separate entities – generation, transmission and distribution – which would still fall under the company Eskom Holdings.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the NHI Bill will soon be ready for submission to Parliament.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has replied to the debate on the State of the Nation Address in the Parliament.
As he prepares to deliver his State of the Nation speech, President Jacob Zuma is facing one of the darkest moments of his presidency.
Remember the cattle kraal, chickens and mermaids? President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla homestead has captured public interest in diverse political camps.
After an outcry from the South African public, Parliament has reconsidered its decision to not have an imbongi welcome President Cyril Ramaphosa into the National Assembly for the State of the Nation Address.
Hard decisions had to be taken to stabilise SA's steel industry, as without it there would be 'massive deindistrialisation' in SA, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says the oil and gas find by Total will mostly benefit foreign companies, rather than South Africans.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said the Presidential Jobs Summit last year was a success and social partners have committed to create 275 000 direct jobs, every year.
The scene is set to once again hear the now familiar refrain coming from someone in red, just as the president is about to deliver the State of the Nation Address: "Honourable speaker, on a point of order…"
Anyone but Zuma. That is who opposition parties want to deliver the upcoming State of the Nation Address.
EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi calls his part the "last hope" for South Africa, echoing the words of leader Julius Malema. Citing economic history and macro-economic theory, Ndlozi argues the DA and ANC are scarcely different from one another. His party, he says, will introduce a new model of industrialisation, job creation, land reform and economic growth.
A meeting between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and business leaders on how to avoid a junk rating resolved the current situation in the economy can’t continue.
ANC MP Thandile Sunduza's green boobtube dress went viral after appearing on the SONA red carpet last night.
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