Eskom appoints first health ombud Prof Makgoba as interim chairperson

2020-01-15 18:32

Professor Malegapuru William Makgoba has been appointed interim chairperson of Eskom, following the shock resignation of Jabu Mabuza last week.

ANALYSIS | Racism, fake news and state capture: How they’re killing off Gordhan

2020-01-13 10:52

Pravin Gordhan, formerly the commissioner of the SA Revenue Service and twice minister of finance, now the minister of public enterprises, has been systematically demonised as corrupt, incompetent and the main reason for Eskom’s descent into dysfunction. And it seems that the assault has worked, writes Pieter du Toit.

Women bear the brunt of climate change, says gender organisation

2019-10-01 15:38

Women bear the brunt of climate change because they are more acutely subject to poverty, says organisation Gender Links.

Gordhan files review application, asks court to set aside Mkhwebane's report

2019-05-28 12:34

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has filed an application in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, asking that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into an alleged irregular a pension payment be set aside.

Ramaphosa steps in to broker peace in North West as defiant Mahumapelo clings to power

2019-02-18 18:02

In a meeting described as soccer match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa took it upon himself to help stabilise the embattled North West province.

Ramaphosa signs bill to lay bare political party funding

2019-01-22 20:07

The Party Funding Bill, which is viewed as a step that will improve transparency in the murky world of party funding, has been signed by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Cosatu on 'plot' against Ramaphosa: 'Everyone can see what's happening in the ANC'

2018-09-10 13:46

An alleged plot to oust President Cyril Ramaphosa may not be out in the open, but everyone can see what is happening in the ANC, says Cosatu's general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali.

Jiba welcomes opportunity to give her side of the story - lawyer

2018-08-02 19:00

Deputy prosecutions boss Nomgcobo Jiba has welcomed the opportunity she has been given to give her side of the story after President Cyril Ramaphosa decided to institute an inquiry into her fitness to hold office.

Ramaphosa to look into IRR report about billions spent on VIP protection

2018-03-25 20:08

President Cyril Ramaphosa will be looking into a report by the Institute of Race Relations into the staggering multi-billion rand VIP Protection Services for officials.

ANC congratulates Ramaphosa following cabinet reshuffle

2018-02-26 23:17

The ANC has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Cabinet reshuffle as well as the announcement of South Africa's new deputy president.


Pieter du Toit: How Pravin Gordhan became the principal enemy of the state capture project

2020-01-14 06:30

When he was finance minister, he had to time and again fend off attempts to capture the Treasury and reconfigure the fiscus. He used the office of the chief procurement officer at the Treasury to clamp down on illegal, fruitless and wasteful expenditure and tried to keep a rein on rampant expenditure, which created many enemies who wanted to keep on pillaging state resources, writes Pieter du Toit.

Eskom, land and state capture: Ramaphosa delivers more of the same at ANC's 108 celebration

2020-01-11 19:29

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa's January 8th statement in Kimberley reads like a less heavy version of last year's statement, with talk of land reform, reinvigorating the economy and state-owned enterprises, and confronting corruption and state capture

WRAP | 'Die Stem gaan uit', says Malema during Ramaphosa's Q&A

2019-08-22 17:10

Take a scroll through News24's blog for a blow-by-blow account of President Cyril Ramaphosa's question and answer session in the National Assembly.

Ramaphosa's big task: Name a lean Cabinet without worsening ANC divisions

2019-05-13 06:30

The pressure is on President Cyril Ramaphosa to unveil a downsized Cabinet, possibly of around 30 ministries, to signal that government is serious about cutting spending.

WATCH: People will go to jail, Ramaphosa tells investors about state capture inquiry

2019-02-05 20:29

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told investors that prosecutions will be made following the inquiry into allegations of state capture.

Global political ructions in the spotlight at BRICS gathering

2018-12-04 19:10

The politics of protectionism, backward governments and narrow nationalism have bene rejected in favour of multilateralism and openness at the BRICS political parties plus dialogue in Pretoria.

China's Xi looks to Africa to counter criticism of aid efforts

2018-09-02 12:35

President Xi Jinping is expected to use a gathering of dozens of African leaders in Beijing to push back against criticism that China’s vast development initiatives risked saddling emerging economies with debt.

Cyril's first 100 days: So much has happened, while so much has remained the same

2018-05-27 10:00

The president has proven that he is intent on rooting out corruption.

Why the EFF is dumping DA for ANC

2018-03-04 05:52

Desire to speed up land reform is at the root of Malema’s cautious support for the governing party.

Ramaphosa should shift to green energy - Greenpeace

2018-02-20 10:08

Environmental organisation Greenpeace is demanding that newly-elected President Cyril Ramaphosa takes urgent action on energy policy in South Africa.

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