Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
The North Gauteng High Court is set to hear an urgent application by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan challenging the implementation of the Public Protector’s remedial actions against him.
The Department of Public Enterprises is in the process of investigating the legal possibilities of a “shareholder step-in” clause.
When Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wins the ANC elective conference, Jacob Zuma must be removed as the country’s president as early as January, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has said.
Having created a myth of a defiant and super-minister in Minister Gordhan, it must have been difficult for the media to come to terms with the fact that his powers are limited, writes Faith Muthambi.
Can SA taxpayers be sure the Budget 2017 spending plans are sufficiently robust to grow the economy and therefore stave off further tax increases?
An external company will investigate allegations of impropriety at the Financial and Fiscal Commission, according to National Treasury.
International ratings agencies are in town and they were treated to a public display of discord and discontent among senior members of government, says NKC African Economics analyst Gary van Staden.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has recommended that trusted Treasury head Lungisa Fuzile’s five-year term be extended beyond its May 15 end, sources say.
Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas says President Jacob Zuma delivered a “good speech” that focused on ways to grow the economy.
Financial markets have pressured President Jacob Zuma to reconsider his decision to instate a more credible finance minister. Is it too late for Pravin Gordhan to save the day?
It's been 12 years since South Africans first experienced load shedding. See the country's history of power cuts and the multiple promises throughout the years that it would come to an end.
It was bizarre that Zuma would choose a retired prisons boss with a bad reputation for turning a blind eye to corruption to head up SARS. It later became clear why Zuma chose Moyane, writes Adriaan Basson.
The ANC are holding a press conference regarding the notes about its NWC meeting that were 'erroneously' sent to the media last night.
The mood as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan presented his budget was downcast. He had very little room to manoeuvre because of increasing debt, lack of economic growth and poor revenue collection.
South Africa must take tough decisions and send out a strong message about the leadership and economy of the country to avoid a downgrade, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Cabinet did not discuss the possible arrest - or not - of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.
Lungisa Fuzile will stay on as the Treasury's director general, a decision that's likely to soothe market fears over the management of the country’s finances.
A spokesperson for the Hawks confirms that a letter has been sent to Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan's lawyers, but has declined to disclose its contents.
From SONA to Star Wars, here's a look back on the ups and down of the year.
The national department of co-operative governance and the Western Cape local government have to step in again to sort out issues in Oudtshoorn after a municipal council meeting descended into chaos.
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