The former Johannesburg mayor has 18 months to build a movement and a team to compete in the 2021 municipal elections, writes Adriaan Basson.
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The president, in his weekly newsletter, says the state will not allow state-owned entities to fail and would take 'all necessary steps – even drastic ones – to restore them to health'.
Last week President Cyril Ramaphosa agreed to extend the PIC commission of inquiry’s deadline to submit a final report.
While President Cyril Ramaphosa said government and Eskom were working to prevent a case where South Africans were "plunged in darkness without warning", he stressed that "tough decisions" would have to be made.
South Africa is way past due for some introspection, former president Thabo Mbeki said on Thursday evening.
The governing party is planning to launch its own funeral policy scheme designed to benefit its members in good standing, as well as its millions of supporters, ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile has said.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa in October for talks on trade and the security of citizens, Nigeria's presidency said.
Asked about the China Development Bank, President Cyril Ramaphosa said consideration would be given to source funding from a number of international finance institutions, both state-owned and private.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said the office of the Presidency would not be used as an executive hit squad to remove politicians that some MPs did not like, especially when those officials were fighting in court to clear their names.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema told President Cyril Ramaphosa, "We fought former president Jacob Zuma because he outsourced his power to one family and undermined state organisations. We will not allow you to do the same."
Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi told reporters in Parliament on Wednesday that the employment market had taken well to the National Minimum Wage since it was signed into law, with only 7% of employers in the country not complying.
At the launch of the district model in Lephalale on, the president indicated more than R25bn of the R360bn pledged by investors would be ploughed into the district for development.
"The conduct of the task team tells us to jump off the nearest cliff," fumed Scopa chair Mkhuleko Hlengwa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa this week assented to four bills, one of which would see property deeds being processed electronically.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will meet with the group, known as The Elders on Tuesday in Cape Town to discuss South Africa's plans to introduce its controversial National Health Insurance.
The "Debt Relief Bill" allows low-income workers to extract themselves from debt through debt restructuring if they earn a gross income of R7 500 or less per month, have unsecured debt of R50 000, or have been found to be critically indebted.
According to a statement from the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, Mazwai previously served as National Head of Competition at Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyer before joining the Tribunal in 2013.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has told MPs that while the pace of investment and economic transformation has been slow, it has not been insignificant, and the African National Congress-led government will not be abandoning B-BBEE.
President Cyril Ramaphosa said that Cabinet was concerned at reports of a go-slow at the ports, particularly in the Eastern Cape where operations nearly ground to a halt.
Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi has said his department would leverage the Unemployment insurance Fund and the Compensation Fund as agents in job preservation and skills development for the unemployed.
While President Cyril Ramaphosa has the right intentions when it comes to the economy, he may struggle to bring the changes business needs, believes Busisiwe Mavuso, the new head of Business Leadership South Africa.
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