ANALYSIS: How the state will take control of our lives, and why it must be kept in check

2020-03-26 15:40

South Africans, Covid-19 or not, cannot simply and blithely forfeit their freedoms and liberties to the state without questioning every detail of how and what the state is going to do with it, writes Pieter du Toit.

AmaXhosa king stood for peace and unity, says Dlamini-Zuma

2019-11-14 19:45

"I am deeply saddened by the untimely passing of his majesty King Zwelonke whose contribution to the development of the institution of traditional leadership is beyond measure," said Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Here they are: Ramaphosa's new brooms

2018-02-27 05:16

Nhlanhla Nene and Pravin Gordhan make a stunning return to Cabinet, while Gwede Mantashe and Zweli Mkhize get their first ministerial deployments.

Markets optimistic about Ramaphosa's win, but hard work lies ahead

2017-12-18 22:00

Markets were largely positive about Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as the new ANC president, but analysts warn hard work lies ahead to turn 'euphoria' into real benefits for South Africans.

Business groupings call for ethical leadership after Ramaphosa's win

2017-12-18 21:30

Initial reaction from business groupings was to welcome the election of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as the new leader of the ANC, while calling for ethical leadership.

Ramaphosa is bookies' favourite to take top ANC post

2017-12-17 17:43

The deputy president is the favourite to become the ANC's next leader, if the online odds of him winning the the party's presidential vote are anything to go by.

Ramaphosa will take SA to the next level - Eastern Cape ANC chair

2017-12-15 17:48

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is the logical choice to succeed President Jacob Zuma as ANC president, Eastern Cape ANC chairperson Oscar Mabuyane says.

Threat of split looms as ANC readies to pick new leader

2017-12-11 07:48

As ANC delegates gather this week to pick a new leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma, they face a challenge that’s threatening to overshadow the contest: to stop the party from splitting.

Chaos threatens key leadership vote for ANC

2017-11-30 10:02

Court challenges, allegations of vote rigging and outbreaks of violence - the ANC is in disarray less than three weeks before its scheduled elective conference.

Ramaphosa urges ANC to correct its ways to revive economic growth

2017-11-14 11:29

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the governing African National Congress must restore investor confidence and avoid populist policies in order to revive the economy.


Coronavirus: 4 points on Monday's inter-ministerial briefing on state of disaster

2020-03-16 19:56

Ramaphosa talks spread in poorer areas, implications for by-elections and disaster finances.

Dlamini-Zuma to deliver eulogy at special official funeral for struggle stalwart Mtshali

2018-10-20 14:41

Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will deliver the eulogy at the special official funeral of struggle stalwart Eric “Stalin” Mtshali on Sunday.

Ramaphosa can set up state capture inquiry himself - Accountability Now

2018-01-02 16:43

The institute argues that Cyril Ramaphosa, wearing his deputy president hat, could 'assume' the duties of acting president and launch the inquiry, due to President Jacob Zuma's conflict of interest.

#CR17: 10 tweets on Ramaphosa clinching top spot

2017-12-18 21:34

Here is a roundup of some of the funniest tweets after news broke that Cyril Ramaphosa won the ANC leadership race.

#ANC54 online poll - Fin24 users weigh in on ANC leadership race

2017-12-18 13:36

With official results expected later, see what Fin24 readers had to say about who is most likely to win the ANC leadership race.

Dlamini-Zuma, Ramaphosa have power to nurture or destroy SA - economist

2017-12-16 15:12

Political leaders have the power to nurture SA's strong foundations or destroy them completely, says economist Lesiba Mothata of Alexander Forbes.

Dlamini-Zuma win could mean little Christmas cheer for SA economy

2017-12-13 06:01

Presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who is campaigning under the slogan Radical Economic Transformation, is no favourite of the market, which is likely to react negatively should she win.

I would believe her - Ramaphosa shocks on Khwezi's rape allegation against Zuma

2017-12-07 22:32

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says while he accepts that President Jacob Zuma was acquitted of raping Fezekile Kuzwayo - also known as Khwezi - he "would believe her".

Daniel Silke: Brand Mugabe may take down Brand Zuma

2017-11-20 07:00

Zimbabwe sends the message that failed incumbency does not deserve to be rewarded with succession. And rightly or wrongly, the Zuma brand will bear the brunt of this, says Daniel Silke.

Future in the balance

2017-10-29 05:54

The ANC’s elective conference will be a crucial decider for 2019 voters, write David Everatt and Ross Jennings.

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