The toughest CEO job in South Africa is open. But who wants to lead Eskom?

2019-05-25 15:17

The top job at embattled power utility Eskom is open again for the 11th time in a decade and it’s unclear anyone is ready to fill it.

FIRST TAKE: Ramaphosa charms and challenges foes to rally behind him

2019-05-22 19:55

In his acceptance speech after being elected as the fifth president of a democratic South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa charmed and challenged his political opponents to work with him in improving the lives of all South Africans, writes News24's editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson.

Mandela vs Ramaphosa: Whose list is better?

2019-05-20 09:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday lead an ANC caucus to the first sitting of the National Assembly that seems to be vastly different in quality than the one Nelson Mandela presented to parliament 25 years ago.

BIG MOMENTS: The story of the 2019 general election

2019-05-11 11:15

South Africa is on the edge of another five-year political cycle where heroes and saviours, crooks and villains and party spats and splits will be part of our national staple. These are the main takeaways from the election.

The dead hand of Jacob Zuma that's throttling Cyril Ramaphosa

2019-05-08 05:00

While President Cyril Ramaphosa is being driven to his voting station in the back of his black BMW on Wednesday, he will feel the dead hand of Jacob Zuma on his neck, and he will be worried about his party's future, writes Pieter du Toit.

ANALYSIS: Mokgoro findings give NPA a chance to get rid of a dark stain

2019-04-25 08:16

Like an ugly stain, the controversy around Deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba and Special Director Lawrence Mrwebi has refused to disappear from the National Prosecuting Authority. Now it seems that stain is closer to being removed.

Cyril in Sandton: ‘The Guns of Navarone’, national groups and the fightback

2019-04-05 06:28

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday night did what a good politician does best: tell his audience what they want to hear, writes Pieter du Toit.

Ramaphosa train stuck on ANC tracks

2019-03-07 05:00

0.8% growth and continued disinvestment shows the Ramaphosa train is stuck on ANC tracks, writes Mmusi Maimane.

Cosatu: Ramaphosa must guarantee Eskom restructure won’t lead to job losses

2019-02-07 21:40

The president must guarantee that the restructuring of Eskom he announced in his State of the Nation Address will not lead to job losses, says Cosatu.

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Ferial Haffajee: Forget Cabinet, cut the provinces and provincial overlords instead

2019-05-23 16:14

While all eyes are focused on how high President Cyril Ramaphosa will swing the axe as he cuts the size of his Cabinet, better efficiencies could come from cutting provinces, writes Ferial Haffajee.

EXPLAINED: Mabuza will not be sworn in as MP... what you need to know

2019-05-22 10:05

Deputy President David Mabuza will not be sworn in alongside the rest of ANC MPs on Wednesday after the party's integrity committee found he brought the party into disrepute. The repercussions are legal, technical and political.

Eskom 'too big to fail' and won't be privatised, Ramaphosa tells investors

2019-05-15 14:31

Ramaphosa was delivering his first major post-election economic address at a conference hosted by the Goldman Sachs Group.

South Africa resets: ANC dodges a spray of bullets, DA slumps and EFF keeps on trucking

2019-05-09 22:44

What exactly happened on Wednesday? It seems South Africa chose to give the ANC a light tongue-lashing, while DA support declined for the first time ever. The EFF keeps chugging along while the Freedom Front Plus is making a comeback. The national results centre in Pretoria was an interesting joint on Thursday night.

Ramaphosa says he and Dlamini-Zuma are proof that unity in ANC is possible

2019-05-03 09:55

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has asked party leaders to take a page from his and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's book and ensure unity in the party.

President Ramaphosa asks Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to respond to Mokgoro inquiry report by Tuesday

2019-04-11 10:32

President Cyril Ramaphosa has met retired Constitutional Court Justice Yvonne Mokgoro to discuss the inquiry into the fitness of Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to hold office in the National Prosecuting Authority.

ANC promises new trains as Ramaphosa gets first-hand experience of a 3-hour train delay

2019-03-18 19:46

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed "serious concern" after a delayed metro rail train he boarded on Monday arrived at its destination three hours behind schedule due to technical problems.

Eskom unbundling will result in more debt, job losses - NUM

2019-02-14 14:04

The unions says the unbundling of Eskom as announced by the president would be an expensive exercise that pushes the struggling power utility further into debt.

Ramaphosa: NHI Bill to come before Parliament soon

2019-02-07 20:26

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the NHI Bill will soon be ready for submission to Parliament.

#PeoplesManifesto: Don't be afraid of the truth, it will set us free - Ramaphosa

2019-02-02 14:55

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address at the party's People's Manifesto event held in Kimberley in the Northern Cape.

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