QUICK TAKE: Mabuza’s move and Mboweni’s moan reveals depth of division in party and state

2020-01-10 11:07

Two seemingly unrelated events over the last 24 hours might give us some indication of where the political and economic year is headed. And early signs are that it won’t be pretty, writes Pieter du Toit.

Ramaphosa sends condolences after 24 people die in Limpopo accident

2019-06-17 13:28

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his devastation after 24 people died in a collision involving a minibus taxi and a bus on the R81 in Maphalle, in Limpopo.

Requirement of work experience is a barrier to employment - Ramaphosa

2018-06-16 14:33

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on both private and public sector companies to employ young graduates despite their lack of work experience.

Ramaphosa determined to build an economy that 'serves all people'

2017-12-24 23:53

Deputy President and newly elected ANC leader Cyril Ramaphosa has reaffirmed the government's determination to build an economy that serves "all our people".

Top six: What new leaders mean for the ANC

2017-12-24 06:05

The assent of Magashule and Mabuza signifies a shift in the location of power, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.

Ramaphosa bids Nxamalala adieu

2017-12-21 02:59

It is 00:09 when ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe invites newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa to the podium amid cheers that evolves into chants of "ANC! ANC! ANC!"

Councillor axed for supporting Ramaphosa reinstated

2017-12-20 17:08

An Ixopo councillor - who was fired for supporting the ANC’s new leader by wearing a CR17 T-shirt prior to the party’s national conference - has been reinstated.

Cyril Ramaphosa’s political minefield

2017-12-20 15:32

Despite his victory, Cyril Ramaphosa and the ANC are faced with a number of challenges that urgently need attention and tact.

Nasrec blues: Working in the clampdown

2017-12-20 13:47

Since Saturday Jan Gerber has been herded around trying to do his job at the ANC conference, and now he has had enough.

How Ramaphosa plans to fix SA's beleaguered economy

2017-12-19 06:18

After winning a bruising battle for control of the ANC, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa now faces an even more daunting task: rebuilding SA's economy.


ANALYSIS: A rare showing of the presidential spine as Ramaphosa refuses to bow to pressure on death penalty

2019-09-05 22:13

It would have been the easy route for President Cyril Ramaphosa to regain some brownie points by heeding the calls for the reinstatement of the death penalty and declaring a state of emergency. Instead, he showed some seldom-displayed presidential backbone and skirted these issues.

Daniel Silke: The politics behind Ramaphosa's stimulus

2018-09-25 07:56

The crucial issues dictating whether SA will sink or swim are distinct from the stimulus plan announced by the president, writes Daniel Silke.

Rand's robust run stumps analysts

2017-12-28 13:27

The strength of the rand has caught many economists by surprise as its rally looks set to continue, says financial market analyst James Paynter.

Best of City Press: When will Zuma go?; Drought crisis? Turn air into water; and Suicide watch ahead of matric results

2017-12-24 18:18

As the dams run dry in Cape Town, locals find other means of obtaining water, President Jacob Zuma is advised to step down voluntarily, and how to avoid drama and tension this Christmas. Here is a roundup of City Press' news, opinion and entertainment stories.

ANC: A motley crew takes power

2017-12-24 06:05

Ramaphosa will be required to renew and unite the party while appeasing the corruption beast in the belly, writes Susan Booysen.

ANC land expropriation plan shows deep division in party - Silke

2017-12-20 23:19

The ANC's plan to change the Constitution to make expropriation of land without compensation legal is an attempt to bridge deep political divisions withing the ruling party, argues Daniel Silke.

WATCH: Ramaphosa tells supporters to accept Magashule result

2017-12-20 15:52

The new ANC president has accepted the explanation for the missing 60 odd votes.

Why has Ekurhuleni mayor backed off on threat to quit if Ramaphosa won? Fork knows...

2017-12-20 14:01

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has seemingly decided not to "fork off", following his pledge in October to resign should Cyril Ramaphosa be elected as the new ANC president.

Ramaphosa et al: Is the ANC serious about renewal?

2017-12-20 06:22

The newly-elected ANC leadership will have a hard time convincing SA the party has heard society's cries against state capture and broader corruption, says Solly Moeng.

Markets optimistic about Ramaphosa's win, but hard work lies ahead

2017-12-18 22:00

Markets were largely positive about Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as the new ANC president, but analysts warn hard work lies ahead to turn 'euphoria' into real benefits for South Africans.

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