'The future must be built now' - Ramaphosa, as he holds on to his dreams

2019-06-26 22:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa held on tight to his dreams when he responded to the debate on his State of the Nation Address, calling on all South Africans to work together to build the future now.

Ramaphosa: Great improvements at Eskom, more on the way

2019-06-26 16:20

Government is "closely engaged" with the situation at Eskom and is also supporting other limping SOEs, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.


2019-06-26 11:35

Pravin Gordhan says govt will not hesitate to intervene to ensure SOEs are run properly.

Mr President, should we not rather sweat the small stuff?

2019-06-26 08:02

Before we build a new city, should we not perhaps first fix the potholes in our roads and get the traffic lights in Johannesburg to work, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Solly Moeng: SA's great post-election anticlimax

2019-06-26 05:00

Contrary to all the pre-electoral promises and expectations, indications are that the 2019 general elections delivered a perfect damp squib, says Solly Moeng.

'Zuma faction still in charge': DA's Mazzone tells Ramaphosa ANC's chairpersons announcement felt like a 'left hook to the jaw'

2019-06-25 21:34

The Zuma faction is still in charge, DA MP Natasha Mazzone told President Cyril Ramaphosa in the debate on his State of the Nation Address during a joint sitting of the houses of Parliament.

Public Protector in the path of a perfect storm brewing in Parliament

2019-06-25 07:23

Mkhwebane's decisions to probe Ramaphosa campaign donations will fuel calls for an inquiry into her fitness to hold office. Such an inquiry would have to be undertaken by a parliamentary committee, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Ramaphosa increasingly isolated – a month after his inauguration

2019-06-24 07:24

If the Public Protector's suspicions of criminality turn out to be true, Ramaphosa should be recalled and charged. If she wrongly accused the president of money-laundering, she should be out of a job, writes Adriaan Basson.

Business on SONA: Nice objectives Mr President, but what are the implementation plans?

2019-06-21 21:28

While President Cyril Ramaphosa said in SONA now is the time for implementation, no real implementation plans followed in the rest of the speech, caution business bodies.

#SONA2019: South Africa to drive smarter mobility

2019-06-21 13:44

As mentioned in his State of the Nation Address, President Ramaphosa emphasised the importance of working towards inclusive, sustainable development that is resilient in the face of climate change.


Ramaphosa steers clear of Bosasa in reply to SONA debate

2019-06-26 17:21

Responding to the debate on his State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa didn't take up the challenge by opposition leaders to "come clean" on his relationship with Bosasa.

Nehawu: Ramaphosa must stick to Nasrec resolution and nationalise Reserve Bank

2019-06-26 15:05

Nehawu president Mzwandile Makwayiba has called for the SA Reserve Bank to be nationalised, adding that trade union federation Cosatu must take a strong stand on the issue.


2019-06-26 11:30

Indications are that the 2019 general elections delivered a damp squib, says Solly Moeng.

Gordhan says SOEs in dire straits, threatens boards and CEOs with intervention

2019-06-26 07:37

South Africa’s state-owned companies are in a parlous state and if the boards and management of these organisations do not do what government expects of them, it won’t hesitate to intervene to ensure proper governance and financial management.

SONA debate: China paves the way for SA, says EFF's Mathevula

2019-06-25 22:30

There is no better example for South Africa than China, says an EFF member of the National Council Of Provinces during the Parliamentary debate on SONA.

WATCH LIVE: Parties debate Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address

Members of Parliament debate President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address in the sixth Parliament. Watch Live.

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EXPLAINER: Ramaphosa’s Bosasa battle over R500k donation

2019-06-24 18:25

News24 specialist reporter, Mandy Wiener and investigative journalist Kyle Cowan unpack the controversial Bosasa donation to the presidential campaign of President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Ramaphosa campaign funds: Mkhwebane goes for a R400m KO

2019-06-23 10:51

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is reportedly investigating President Cyril Ramaphosa for alleged money-laundering related to donations of more than R400m to his ANC presidential campaign.

POLITICS PODCAST | SONA: Can Ramaphosa realise his dream for SA?

2019-06-21 16:35

This week on POLOTIKI we shift the focus to Parliament, where President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his third State of the Nation Address (SONA), his second this year and the first in the newly elected sixth administration.

Will Ramaphosa's SONA put ANC squabbles to bed?

2019-06-21 13:21

President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his third State of the Nation Address to reaffirm the independence of the South African Reserve Bank.

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