Rand breaches R14.50/$ amid move on Treasury for Zuma's free fees plan

2017-11-13 10:43

The rand has breached R14.50/$ as news filtered through of President Jacob Zuma's seemingly imminent plan to push through free higher education.

Rand drops on Zuma's surprise 'pro-nuclear' Cabinet reshuffle

2017-10-17 11:04

The rand lost more than 0.5% within minutes of President Jacob Zuma's announcement of yet another surprise Cabinet reshuffle.

Politics don't impact our work, say Cabinet ministers

2017-02-28 13:28

Cabinet ministers categorically deny that the current political environment and reported disunity in the executive are having a negative effect on their ability to do their work.

Zuma may fire disobedient ministers to tighten grip on power

2017-01-27 15:17

President Jacob Zuma is considering firing ministers who backed calls for him to step down last year and defied his instructions, according to senior ANC leaders.

Radebe lauds 'Team SA' for dodging downgrade

2016-12-09 16:01

Team SA has presented a “united front” which has helped South Africa maintain its sovereign credit rating, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.

The end is nigh

2016-11-06 06:18

As the extent of the Guptas’ hold on government is revealed, our president finds himself increasingly cornered, with two options open to him, writes Mondli Makhanya.

3.3% growth is what happens when SA works together – Cabinet

2016-09-15 14:30

South Africa's economy is resilient in a tough economic environment, Cabinet has said.

Guptas' blacklisting pushes committee to seek judicial inquiry into banks

2016-09-02 07:58

The inter-ministerial committee set up by Cabinet to probe why SA's banks blacklisted Gupta-owned businesses has recommended that a judicial inquiry be set up.

No Cabinet reshuffle as Zuma focuses on economy, electricity and visas

2015-08-12 09:29

President Jacob Zuma yesterday brushed off speculation of a pending Cabinet reshuffle, saying it was the “business” of government and there were no time limits.

SA 'can't afford bloated Zuma cabinet'

2014-05-26 11:55

President Jacob Zuma's new cabinet is among the biggest in the world and will be too costly for a country with a small tax base, says engineering body Seifsa.


Acrobatics and illusions: What happened in Parliament this week

2017-10-27 15:15

It was a busy week in Parliament, from the crime statistics for 2016/17 the medium-term budget speech. Despite the hubbub created by these events, parliamentarians also found some time for acrobatics and illusions…

'Real teeth' needed to fix stubbornly slow transformation - govt

2017-05-11 19:56

Cabinet has endorsed Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant's call for harsher penalties to "bite" employers who flout the Employment Equity Act "where it hurts the most".

Rand tanks on Zuma's defiance comment

2017-01-27 16:04

The rand has tanked following a report about President Jacob Zuma considering firing ministers who defy him.

Controversial cybersecurity bill gets Cabinet approval

2016-12-12 13:36

Cabinet has given the green light to a cybercrimes and cybersecurity bill that has sparked criticism over its potential to curb a free internet.

ANC’s decline is not one man’s fault

2016-11-06 06:18

There is an isiZulu idiom: "Umbeki wenkosi akabusi nayo" (Those who have played a part in installing the king generally do not rule with him).

Nuclear plan on ice as Eskom may take ownership

2016-09-29 16:57

Early indications are that Eskom may ultimately be responsible for the management and implementation of SA's nuclear plan and not the Department of Energy as originally planned.

Cabinet not looking to probe banks - Presidency

2016-09-02 20:04

The Presidency has distanced itself and Cabinet from a call by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane to set up a judicial inquiry into the banking sector.

Gordhan roadshow: where's the belt tightening?

2016-03-15 14:07

The message of ministerial cost-cutting seems to have been short-lived, with the finance minister and his delegation flying business class and staying at top hotels.

Why Gordhan was moved sideways

2014-05-26 14:23

News24 takes a look at the story behind Zuma's surprise decision to move Pravin Gordhan from his finance post.

Cabinet approves valuer general policy

2012-11-08 14:06

Cabinet has moved to adopt policy which would regulate property market values, says Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Collins Chabane.

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