Ramaphosa tight-lipped on presidential ambitions

2017-05-05 19:47

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa did not want to elaborate on his presidential ambitions at the World Economic Forum, saying the issue will be determined by the party’s branches.

Ramaphosa hails new spirit among Africans to hold leaders accountable

2017-05-05 15:55

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the new wave and spirit among Africa's citizens to hold leaders accountable for their actions should be allowed to spread.

Ramaphosa: We need leaders who put the interests of citizens first

2017-05-05 13:21

African leaders should demonstrate in the year to the next WEF what they’ve done to reduce wastage and the mismanagement of public funds, says Cyril Ramaphosa.

Mugabe's denial begs the question: Is there hope for Zim?

2017-05-05 06:33

Is there there hope for Zimbabwe when those in leadership are in denial, asks Malcom Sharara after President Robert Mugabe denied that his country is a fragile state.

Gigaba: Rand volatility not due to Zuma's reshuffle

2017-05-04 20:13

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has told WEF delegates the rand has always been volatile and this cannot be attributed to President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle.

SA makes huge strides in competitiveness stakes

2017-05-04 10:42

South Africa has come second out of 35 African economies in the Africa Competitiveness Report released at the World Economic Forum on Africa.

'No chance in hell' opposition will remove Zuma, says Gigaba

2017-05-03 21:15

Opposition parties will fail in their campaign to oust Jacob Zuma and the government won’t be distracted by protests against his leadership, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Our leaders are not delivering, says Lindiwe Mazibuko

2017-05-03 18:16

The African continent is facing a leadership vacuum with a generation of leaders who could have implemented change, but hasn’t done so.

May Day booing sign of a healthy democracy, says unfazed Zuma

2017-05-03 13:48

President Jacob Zuma says he doesn’t feel rejected by workers after he was booed off the stage at a Worker's Day rally, adding that the jeering was the sign of a healthy democracy.

Davies: New global deal needed to rid world of social ills

2017-05-03 12:13

There needs to be a 'new global deal' where economies start adopting new technologies which can liberate the world from many of its social ills, says Rob Davies.


Sub-Saharan Africa 'left behind' in economic connectedness - report

2017-05-05 16:38

Sub-Saharan countries are among the least connected ones in the world with regional connectedness lagging other areas by a wide margin, according to the Visa Africa Integration Index.

Zuma on walkabout at WEF Africa

2017-05-05 15:11

President Jacob Zuma was in high spirits on the last day of the World Economic Forum on Africa, as he admired the work of designers from South Africa and the continent.

SA's debt, growth woes could hamper return to investment grade

2017-05-05 09:29

SA's growth-related problems could make it difficult for the country to claw back its way to investment grade, says emerging market economist Peter Attard Montalto.

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.

Zuma: I reshuffled my Cabinet to make room for young people

2017-05-04 12:18

President Jacob Zuma says he reshuffled his Cabinet recently to make room for young people to join government.

PICS: Protesters march on WEF Africa

2017-05-04 07:52

Protesters took to the streets of Durban to march against the exclusivity of the World Economic Forum on Africa and to demand an end to state capture and corruption.

Economic change in SA: Gigaba has the answers

2017-05-03 19:57

The fight against corruption in South Africa should not become a fight against transformation, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba at the World Economic Forum.

Come to SA, Zuma tells investors at WEF

2017-05-03 15:33

Africans are debating with the world about solutions, and the message is: come to Africa – this is where things are happening, says President Jacob Zuma.

Gigaba: Govt must be decisive on economic transformation

2017-05-03 12:48

The SA government must show decisive leadership with regards to inclusive growth and economic transformation, says Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba.

SA still attracts biggest FDI chunk despite uncertainty

2017-05-03 09:27

Despite economic and political uncertainty, South Africa remains the largest hub of foreign direct investment on the continent, a report shows.

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