With the right announcements the markets would react positively, support the government in seeking growth, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Morning clouds. Cool.
The EFF has a new guard. While Julius Malema retained his position as commander-in-chief and Floyd Shivambu remained his deputy, everyone else who previously served with the two got the chop.
The EFF that comes out of the elective conference will most likely no longer have a place for Godrich Gardee and Dali Mpofu, who seem to be indifferent towards defending their fellow leaders on allegations of impropriety, writes Ralph Mathekga.
All EFF members hoping to contest for national leadership positions will have to be nominated, without exception, says party leader Julius Malema.
EFF national chairperson Dali Mpofu has taken to Twitter claiming that there wouldn't be a state capture commission of inquiry if it wasn't for the EFF.
It got to a slow start for the EFF manifesto launch at the Giant Stadium in Soshanguve, where party leader Julius Malema is expected to announce commitments ahead of elections.
Outspoken EFF leader Juilius Malema is once again courting controversy, this time telling a gathering of black professional that "the white man hates the idea of equality".
Judging by Tuesday's press conference there's no indication that the EFF will heed Khrushchev's admonition of his comrades some 62 years ago to abolish the cult of the individual, writes Pieter du Toit.
Nelson Mandela Bay will have to wait a little bit longer for clarity on who its rightful mayor is, after the Port Elizabeth High Court reserved judgment in former mayor Athol Trollip's challenge against his ousting.
Zimbabwe's opposition has argued in the country's top court that the presidential election results must be thrown out, alleging that only "massive doctoring" of the vote had kept Emmerson Mnangagwa in office.
Zimbabwe's justice minister has cast doubt on whether two leading South African lawyers can appear in a Harare court next week to support Nelson Chamisa's challenge to the July presidential poll.
The EFF will on Sunday elect 35 additional members to form the party's central command team, who will serve as its highest decision-making structure in between conferences.
The are no factions that will have a showdown when the EFF's second national people's assembly sits next month, this is according to sources who claim it will be a case of what Julius Malema wants he gets.
Economic Freedom Fighters chairperson Dali Mpofu has said he would be surprised if Julius Malema stood for another term as party leader beyond the upcoming one.
The EFF has revealed its national list and it comprises young party leaders who could join the National Assembly after the general elections.
EFF chairperson Dali Mpofu has reiterated party leader Julius Malema's warning that the red berets may disrupt President Cyril Ramaphosas State of the Nation Address.
Mourners on Saturday paid their final tributes to Mama Nosebenzile Doris Mpofu at her funeral service in Qhugqwala outside King Williams Town.
Dali Mpofu has refused to acknowledge to a reporter that the party needs to consider the links between one of its senior leaders and the looting at VBS.
Zimbabwe's capital is under tight security as the Constitutional Court hears the main opposition party's challenge to the results of last month's historic presidential election.
A top South African lawyer who once advised Nelson Mandela will join a team helping Zimbabwe opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to overturn the results of last month’s presidential poll.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly filed his opposing papers to the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa’s petition challenging his victory in the just ended elections.
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