Zuma's time running out as Ramaphosa wields power

2018-01-22 07:43

Ramaphosa is flexing his political muscles, wielding state power to try and stamp out corruption and revive the SA economy.

Further credit downgrades likely if Zuma stays on, says analyst

2018-01-05 15:53

President Jacob Zuma's continued presence as SA leader in 2018 may be enough to cause a further round of credit downgrades, according to Jakkie Cilliers of the Institute for Security Studies.

Opposition has to find a new way to deal with the ANC

2018-01-02 19:28

2018 promises interesting political realignment within the ANC, and also a change in the way that the opposition parties relate to the new ANC leadership, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Rand resumes strong run, breaks below R12.30/$

2018-01-02 10:42

The rand, which has traded on the front foot against a weaker dollar, improved around 10% in December alone.

Ramaphosa a 'deeply compromised capitalist billionaire' – Saftu

2017-12-28 22:30

Newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa will not improve South Africa and joblessness will continue under his reign, says the South African Federation of Trade Unions. 

The gourd bubbles - Zuma explains Zulu saying he used at ANC conference

2017-12-28 08:31

President Jacob Zuma has explained a Zulu saying he used at the recent ANC elective conference, just before the announcement of his successor as ANC president.

Robust rand races to 9-month high, breaks under R12.40/$

2017-12-27 13:19

The rand has breached the R12.40/$ -level, firming on continued positive sentiment following Cyril Ramaphosa's election as ANC leader, and as the greenback eased against a basket of currencies.

Ramaphosa must act against corruption urgently - ANC stalwarts

2017-12-22 11:46

ANC stalwarts have congratulated newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and called for urgent action against corruption.

Zuma, Ramaphosa face battle of wills over SA's future

2017-12-21 23:02

The fight for South Africa's future will be between the ANC and the government, according to an analyst, who added that President Jacob Zuma will use every weapon in his considerable arsenal to maintain power for as long as possible.

7 issues complicating ANC's expropriation without compensation stance

2017-12-21 20:05

There are important challenges regarding the ANC's policy statement on land expropriation without compensation, cautions land claims expert Bulelwa Mabasa.


Zuma supporters warn Ramaphosa against firing him now

2018-01-18 05:32

While some of Jacob Zuma’s staunch supporters are ready to see him leave the Presidency this week, others have warned ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa that removing Zuma now could shatter his fragile hold on the party.

The treacherous road to 2019: Whither opposition parties?

2018-01-03 06:38

Should there be no more gaping weaknesses in the ANC leadership, opposition parties will have to up the ante and propose a different SA to the electorate, says Solly Moeng.

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.

Mcebo Dlamini: ANC should be commended for its policy decisions

2017-12-29 11:24

The ANC must ensure that the resolutions are implemented speedily. Policy that looks good only on paper does not translate into the material change of the conditions of the people, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

'Missing vote' ANC delegates to meet again in January

2017-12-28 15:46

The ANC members from Limpopo, who formed part of the mysterious 60-plus delegates whose votes were not counted during the recent elective conference, are to meet at Luthuli House again in January.

Rand rallies to pre-Gordhan ouster levels on Ramaphosa

2017-12-27 18:44

It has taken South Africa’s rand exactly nine months -- and a new ruling-party leader -- to claw back the losses it suffered after President Jacob Zuma unexpectedly fired finance minister Pravin Gordhan in March.

Corporate SA buys into ANC’s influence peddling scheme

2017-12-24 06:00

Progressive Business Forum brings in millions for the party by selling access with top leaders to networking businesses.

#ANC54: Diary of a conference newbie

2017-12-22 10:49

It’s the final day of the ANC’s national conference and by now you would think that I would be used to the fact that nothing here starts on time. Everything is delayed, except meal times, writes Lameez Omarjee.

What Maimane, Malema, Mthembu, Vavi and other politicians tweeted about #ANC54

2017-12-21 20:47

Politicians took to social media to express their views on what transpired throughout the six-day ANC elective conference.

SARB: Nationalising central bank would increase risk for SA

2017-12-21 16:39

Changing the ownership structure of the SA Reserve Bank could raise financial and economic risk and uncertainty for the country, warns the central bank.

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