Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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The legal battle between President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has got under way after months of strategic leaks to the media, and serious accusations of impropriety on both sides.
President Cyril Ramaphosa does not need to declare his son Andile Ramaphosa's financial interests because he is not a dependant.
The Presidency has called the DA's request for President Cyril Ramaphosa to disclose his business interests an election ploy.
President Cyril Ramaphosa's son Andile has continued to reveal details of his business relationship with the controversial company, Bosasa, from which his own company received R2m.
Multiple reports stemming from testimony before the Zondo commission into state capture this week have claimed that R500 000 was paid by Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson through a front company to the 'Andile Ramaphosa Foundation'.
Businessman Andile Ramaphosa has been thrust into the spotlight for his company's work with scandal-hit Bosasa, now called African Global Operations. This is what News24 knows about the man caught in the chaos.
President Cyril Ramaphosa's son, Andile Ramaphosa, has responded to a text message in which a Bosasa employee stated Ramaphosa Jr would use his "influence" to secure tenders.
How an ambitious plan to corner the African market for "smart city" technology brought together the son of South Africa’s president, a billion-rand Krugersdorp company accused of paying bribes for tenders and a Chinese security-tech giant.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s son Andile has admitted corruption-accused company Bosasa paid him R2m in a business deal he 'sincerely regrets'.
The DA claims that African Global Operations – previously known as Bosasa – denied it had any contract with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s son, Andile. We check the facts.
President Cyril Ramaphosa wants to cross-examine DA leader Mmusi Maimane and other witnesses interviewed by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane as part of her investigation into the Bosasa saga.
Opposition parties and the South African public will have to wait until after the elections for a Public Protector report on a donation President Cyril Ramaphosa received from corruption-accused facilities management company Bosasa.
Days before News24 was set to publish more details about another murky business partner of Andile Ramaphosa, the president's son has issued a statement revealing details of the deal
This week on POLOTIKI, Bosasa and the president's son, Andile Ramaphosa, are in the spotlight. Also, there are just five weeks before South Africans go to the polls and political parties have slowly been campaigning.
The principle of "innocent until proven guilty" is an important legal principle but it doesn't apply to moral judgements and the public's right to form its own opinions, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to testimony before the state capture commission of inquiry and as well as report published by News24 relating to his son, Andile.
Andile Ramaphosa may very well have been in business long before his father returned from the political wilderness. But he knew his name was his ace card and was willing to use it, writes Redi Tlhabi.
Revelations that the son of President Cyril Ramaphosa received more money from Bosasa/African Global Operations than he previously admitted, shows to what extent the company went to buy influence.
Campaign managers for President Cyril Ramaphosa's 2017 ANC presidential campaign will not oppose any attempt by the Asset Forfeiture Unit to seize the R500 000 donated by Bosasa.
The fact that Ramaphosa's campaign managers and fundraisers thought it was okay to accept a donation from a company that so obviously makes its money from dirty tenders is alarming, writes Adriaan Basson.
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