It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
High level clouds. Cool.
The President did not skip Davos because he is worried about the collective within the ANC which might take a decision he would not like simply because he is ticked "absent" on the register that day. This is about whom the president leaves the ANC with, writes Ralph Mathekga.
President Cyril Ramaphosa should quickly correct his mistakes. And he needs to quicken his consultation processes, which do not necessarily have to yield consensus or please everyone before he takes decisions, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Freeing Eskom from the grip of the ANC-led government could also have implications on the behaviour of the private sector which could gain massive power through which to subvert the transformation agenda of the ANC, writes Ralph Mathekga.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is likely to continue walking a tightrope when it comes to pleasing both South Africans and the ANC.
Eskom has confirmed the authenticity of a document purporting to be the resignation letter that outgoing Eskom chair Jabu Mabuza sent to President Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President David Mabuza and Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended comments made by his deputy, David Mabuza, saying they were one on the issue of Eskom.
The presidency tells TimesLive that President Cyril Ramaphosa was not misled about the current round of load shedding, as it was unplanned.
In delivering the government's Christmas message, Deputy President David Mabuza wished for "peace and co-existence among all the people", while acknowledging "certain inconveniences visited upon us by a less than predictable energy supply".
Deputy President David Mabuza has called on communities to end the stigma of HIV and discrimination against people infected with the virus.
Deputy President David Mabuza tells the National Council of Provinces that many of the economic challenges SA currently faces, had their roots in Eskom's woes.
President Cyril Ramaphosa seemingly deflects criticism of two of his most important lieutenants - Pravin Gordhan and Tito Mboweni - during the ANC's national executive committee (NEC) meeting.
The only way to fix Eskom is to fix the people who work there. Until we have one, legitimate and universally accepted view of the true state of affairs at the utility, more lies will be told, and swords be fallen on, writes Adriaan Basson.
The union said it would support calls by its mother federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions, for Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan to step aside, saying that the situation at Eskom had not improved under the his watch.
Mabuza's resignation was announced on Friday evening, after he wrote to President Cyril Ramaphosa and Deputy President David Mabuza acknowledging that Eskom failed to honour its commitment avoid loadshedding until 13 January.
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.
The deputy president of the ANC and the country, David Mabuza, says President Cyril Ramaphosa was misled when he was told there would be no load shedding before the January 13.
Unpopular decisions will have to be made to fix ailing state-owned enterprises, said Deputy President David Mabuza who also apologised for load shedding during his address at the SACP's special national congress.
Former president Nelson Mandela was very clear when he reminded those who could listen that South Africa’s foreign policy should always be underpinned by the protection and promotion of human rights.
Deputy President David Mabuza refused to condemn human rights violations against members of the LGBTQ+ community across Africa during a question session in the National Council of Provinces.
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