This deadly virus is forcing all of us to take a breath and to slow down, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
High level clouds. Mild.
The national lockdown will be most challenging national effort ever recorded in SA's history, with the government having spent the last three days trying to enact various regulations which will in effect suspend South Africa’s way of life for three weeks.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has stood firm on the user-pays principle, saying it's time to develop a "culture of paying" if the economy is to recover.
Minister in the presidency for planning, monitoring and evaluation Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has praised the work done by ANC veteran Dumisani Kumalo calling him a larger-than-life figure.
Cabinet jitters abound, as President Cyril Ramaphosa prepares to announce the dream team that he will send to save what's left of our broken country. Mahlatse Mahlase looks at the strongest contenders for deputy president.
It took 105 years, an unexpected loss and a mounting corruption scandal for the ANC Women’s League to realise that South Africa is an unfairly patriarchal society, writes Rhodé Marshall.
The rand rallied to under R12.60 to the US dollar as news broke that Cyril Ramaphosa has won the ANC leadership race at the party's 54th National Conference.
All eyes are on Nasrec, south of Johannesburg, as the ANC gathers for its national elective conference. Keep up to date with all the news and analysis here.
Investec bank has denied big business is supporting Cyril Ramaphosa for ANC president as delegates gear up to vote for their preferred leaders, in Nasrec.
Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and her backers believe they have done all they could to ensure she becomes the next ANC president as well as the 105-year-old movement’s first female leader.
The last thing Cyril Ramaphosa or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma would want is to be undermined by a state capture inquiry which could act as a poisoned chalice to the rebirth of the ANC, says Daniel Silke.
"The conduct of the task team tells us to jump off the nearest cliff," fumed Scopa chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa.
Deputy President David Mabuza will not be sworn in alongside the rest of ANC MPs on Wednesday after the party's integrity committee found he brought the party into disrepute. The repercussions are legal, technical and political.
Minister in the Presidency, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has distanced herself from a tweet on her official Twitter account that accused DA members of bribing individuals to cause chaos in the North West province.
Struggle icon and ANC member Winnie Madikizela-Mandela says the ANC Women's League did not do enough to deliver the political party its first female president.
Vets spokesperson Carl Niehaus says the ANC's new Top 6 will unite the various ideologies in the party.
North West ANC chairperson Supra Mahumapelo says he is confident his province's preferred presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma will emerge victorious in the leadership race.
Everything is dependent on the economy growing faster, becoming inclusive and ensuring we create employment and prosperity for the whole country, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba believes that even though the outcome of the ANC leadership race would result in some rand volatility, it will eventually self-correct.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has delivered her final address ahead of this week’s ANC national elective conference, which could see her becoming the party’s first female president.
In the topsy-turvy world of South African stocks, a triumph for investors’ preferred candidate in the contest to lead the ANC could weaken the benchmark index.
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