When herd behaviour is used for selfishness, all you’re left with is a smug sense of entitlement, writes Charlene Naidoo.
Mostly sunny. Cool.
Naidoo is one of three deputy governors of the Reserve Bank, who work alongside Governor Lesetja Kganyago in the executive management of the bank.
The arrival of a new coronavirus to our shores called Covid-19 could not have come at a worse time for President Cyril Ramaphosa. His presidency might well be defined by how he handles this crisis, writes Pieter du Toit.
Instead of focusing on interventions for the rich, government's focus should be on directing cash to poor and hard-working families that will bear the brunt of the Covid-19 crisis, writes Mmusi Maimane.
Clearly drawing from former US president Franklin Roosevelt's famous speech about fear in 1933, President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered arguably his best address to the country on Sunday night, attempting to calm frayed nerves and calling on a sense of national unity to combat the dreaded Covid-19 coronavirus, writes Pieter du Toit.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the closure of South Africa's borders to all foreign nationals from countries highly impacted by the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
It should be treasonous to deny that apartheid was a crime against humanity, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said at the start of his response to the debate on his State of the Nation Address.
In a clip shared online, President Ramaphosa is seen joking with Zozibini Tunzi, later adding that he watched her Miss Universe crowning.
President Cyril Ramaphosa and former president FW de Klerk come from different sides of the political divide, but both faced complex problems which required (and for the former, still does) vision and determination. Maybe there are some lessons Ramaphosa can take from De Klerk and his history-making parliamentary address on February 2, 1990.
The Cyril Ramaphosa presidency heralded in a new era... but with the gloss of Ramaphoria having worn off, he now faces challenges on multiple fronts.
In a statement Business Unity SA president Sipho Pityana says it will host the indaba to allow business to play a role in South Africa’s economic and social revival.
The impact of coronavirus has put South Africans to the tests, writes President Cyril Ramaphosa.
A slow and inadequate response by government to the Covid-19 outbreak could result in anywhere between 87 900 and 351 000 deaths and cause the South African health system to be completely overwhelmed.
President Cyril Ramaphosa invokes sweeping emergency powers as he announces a range of extraordinary interventions to try and curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. South Africa, he says, has the “knowledge, means and resources” to defeat the virus.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday announced several strict measures to try and curb the spread of the coronavirus in South Africa. Read his full speech below.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the effect of the coronavirus on South Africa will be devastating, especially on the economy in terms of investment and conferences.
It is not by accident that the decline of the moral stature of the ANC to lead society seems to coincide with increased racial tension, writes Ralph Mathekga.
There’s no doubt President Cyril Ramaphosa knows precisely what the biggest threats to the national turnaround efforts are. He spelled it out on Thursday night in his address to the joint sitting of the National Assembly. But he remains captured by party dogma and constrained by indecision, writes Pieter du Toit.
South Africans have had it up to here with corruption, poor governance, theft and mismanagement.
Freeing Eskom from the grip of the ANC-led government could also have implications on the behaviour of the private sector which could gain massive power through which to subvert the transformation agenda of the ANC, writes Ralph Mathekga.
True reconciliation is not only about social cohesion. It is also about political and economic transformation, writes President Cyril Ramaphosa in his weekly newsletter.
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