'I support the president' - Mabuza on Eskom and Mboweni's economic reforms

2019-10-17 19:28

Deputy President David Mabuza has aligned himself with President Cyril Ramaphosa on one of the most vexing issues in the ANC and its broader alliance: The direction South Africa should take on economic reforms.

The Stimulus Plan Tracker - 13 months in, it is failing

2019-10-15 13:56

While there has been some progress, on the whole, implementation is weak and slow, says Ferial Haffajee.

Returns on civil servant pensions beat other asset managers - PIC

2019-10-15 11:48

The Public Investment Corporation is committed to restoring "sound corporate governance" at the institution, members of Parliament have heard.

Ramaphosa: African Union will be 'durable' as it learns from others' mistakes

2019-10-14 18:48

President Cyril Ramaphosa has punted the African Continental Free Trade Agreement as a tool to unify the continent, amid divisions observed globally.

Ramaphosa says state capture cost SA more than R500bn, overseas criminals will be brought to book

2019-10-14 12:04

"I am more confident that I have been in the past that the NPA will be going after those complicit in criminal activity. Whether in country or outside country."

Ramaphosa: We are prioritising immigration reform to attract skilled foreigners

2019-10-14 09:07

This has been an important part of finance minister Tito Mboweni's growth plan.

OPINION | Buhari's visit to SA eased tensions, but more needs to be done

2019-10-10 19:47

Although Nigeria and SA are often cast as rivals, they have a strong bilateral relationship founded over the decades. This springs in part from Nigeria's historical role in its support for the liberation struggle against apartheid, writes Olayinka Ajala.

South Africans must live in peace with each other and foreign nationals - Ramaphosa

2019-10-10 17:52

South Africans should embrace one another as well as foreign nationals, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the National Council of Provinces.

6 top priorities for Ramaphosa's new economic advisory panel

2019-10-09 17:15

Ramaphosa outlined government's economic priorities and interventions - which included a focus on tourism, and appointing advisory panels to improve investment prospects and the outlook of state-owned enterprises.

Attitude change needed for safer roads, says Ramaphosa

2019-10-05 19:42

Drive safely, comply with traffic officials and make more use of public transport, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said at the launch of the first Transport Month.


OPINION: Expropriation, racial policy block economic progress

2019-10-17 07:16

Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa. This despite some clearly expressed concerns by investors, writes Terence Corrigan.

ANALYSIS: In London, Ramaphosa doesn't seem to have convinced The Economist and FT

2019-10-15 12:39

President Cyril Ramaphosa's interviews in London this week reveals a growing impatience outside South Africa with the lack of symbolic and visible progress to claw back the losses from the past decade.

'There has never been a better time': Ramaphosa's 7-point sell to investors

2019-10-15 05:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa is on a mission to encourage more investment in SA as a means to boost economic growth.

Govt in talks with strategic equity partners for SAA, Ramaphosa confirms

2019-10-14 16:32

Government is open to partnerships with the private sector when it comes to fixing state-owned enterprises and is currently in talks with parties interested in SAA.

'I think Moody's will be happy' - Ramaphosa says plan to deal with Eskom debt imminent

2019-10-14 11:28

President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is hopeful ratings agency Moody's will take note of the reforms that have been introduced to stabilise Eskom, ahead of its review in November.

Survé: I have evidence Gordhan was involved in raid – but I'll bring it out later

2019-10-12 14:08

Dr Iqbal Survé is blaming Pravin Gordhan for the raid on his office.

R1bn not enough to curb the 'demon of patriarchy' that is gender-based violence - Ramaphosa

2019-10-10 18:01

A billion rands is not enough to eradicate gender-based violence, which is caused by the "demon of patriarchy", President Cyril Ramaphosa told the National Council of Provinces on Thursday.

Ramaphosa: Government will not sell off 'crown jewels' of new power stations

2019-10-10 17:32

The president was answering questions in Parliament.

Ramaphosa to strengthen trade agreements with rest of Africa

2019-10-07 20:08

President Cyril Ramaphosa has talked of strengthening trade agreements with other African countries following a visit by Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari.

OPINION: Three social megatrends that will reshape tourism as we know it

2019-10-05 10:38

In 2018, 1.4 billion people crossed an international border to take a holiday, and this number is set to rise. SA tourism must capitalise on the social megatrends influencing how and why people travel, and what they look for when they do.

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