Ramaphosa treads 'softly-softly' in power play

2018-10-11 13:15

President Cyril Ramaphosa is caught in an intricate game of political chess as he seeks to stamp his authority on the government while maintaining a semblance of party unity before elections next year.

The five most important moves in Xi's big China cabinet shake-up

2018-03-13 10:09

China’s sweeping government restructuring plan gives President Xi Jinping more direct control over the levers of money and power by consolidating, creating or eliminating dozens of agencies.

Ramaphosa's biggest threat now comes from the ANC

2018-02-28 08:26

Although the divisions in the ANC have certainly softened and the lines somewhat blurred since December, they are not gone. And they are posing a threat to Cyril Ramaphosa, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

'This oath will judge you' - Mogoeng swears in Mabuza, new ministers - As it happened

2018-02-27 18:30

"This oath will judge you," Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng warned incoming Cabinet members, minutes before deputy president David Mabuza, nine new ministers and five deputy ministers were sworn in.

WATCH: SA public weigh in on #CabinetReshuffle

After two weeks in office, newly-appointed President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his new Cabinet on Monday evening. The reshuffle was met with mixed reaction from members of the opposition, and even those within the ANC. Here's what the public had to say. Watch.

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Bheki Cele is back with the police: Why he's the right man for the job

2018-02-27 13:07

From Minister "Fear Fokkol" to Minister "Shoot to kill", South Africa has a new police minister and, despite a past of dodgy tender dealings, he is probably the right man for the job.

New Police Minister Cele rushes to Ngcobo to 'join the force'

2018-02-27 11:01

Newly-appointed Police Minister Bheki Cele has headed to the Eastern Cape town of Ngcobo to pay respects to the police officers who were murdered there.

New MPs to be sworn in on Tuesday

2018-02-27 09:00

Parliament is expected to swear in a number of new members with David Mabuza, the new deputy president of the country, being the biggest announcement.

STUDIO ANALYSIS: Ramaphosa's first Cabinet reshuffle

News24 Editor In Chief Adriaan Basson and Opinions Editor Alet Janse van Rensburg sit down to discuss president Cyril Ramaphosa's first Cabinet reshuffle, which he announced late on Monday night. Watch.

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AfriForum welcomes firing of 'state capture-linked, unfit' Cabinet ministers

2018-02-27 08:10

AfriForum says it welcomes the firing of Mosebenzi Zwane, David Mahlobo, Lynne Brown, Des van Rooyen and Fikile Mbalula.


Protect us from the madness of the bosses

2018-05-13 06:00

You’ve seen them — those guys who drive big cars and act like they own the road. They’ve got the power to crush you in their hands, and you’ve heard it, “absolute power corrupts absolutely”.

How Ramaphosa's Cabinet reshuffle could benefit consumers

2018-02-28 19:17

Consumers may benefit from lower inflation and interest rates if recent changes in South African politics result in higher economic growth, says an analyst.

Ramaphosa reshuffle speaks of false dawns and Trojan horses

2018-02-28 06:01

The ANC cannot expect to be taken as a serious player in the 2019 general elections while it walks about as a Trojan horse for political criminals, says Solly Moeng.

WATCH: Ramaphosa’s new Cabinet ministers sworn in

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation late on Monday night to announce changes to the National Executive. New MPs were sworn in behind closed doors at noon on Tuesday, while new Cabinet ministers will be sworn into office at 16h30. Watch.

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This won't be the first time Cyril Rampahosa keeps his friends close, and his enemies closer

2018-02-27 14:40

The President's new cabinet is reminiscent of his strategy during negotiations to end Apartheid.

Banking association commends Ramaphosa on Nene appointment

2018-02-27 12:56

Banking Association of South Africa managing director Cas Coovadia says ethical leadership in National Treasury is a vital critical anchor point for the economy to grow.

Rand stable as markets digest Ramaphosa reshuffle

2018-02-27 10:01

The rand has remained steady in early trade, with analysts saying markets have largely anticipated a major Cabinet reshuffle by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The funniest reactions to SA's cabinet reshuffle

2018-02-27 08:55

South Africans on Tuesday morning woke up to a series of memes and gifs as the country's twitter responded to President Cyril Ramaphosa's long-awaited cabinet reshuffle.

Ratings agencies will see reshuffle as positive move - analyst

2018-02-27 08:33

Analysts and investment managers have welcomed the inclusion of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister and Pravin Gordhan as minister of public enterprises in President Cyril Ramaphosa's Cabinet.

Ramaphosa compromises on Cabinet but prioritises economy

2018-02-27 06:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa's Cabinet was an unavoidable compromise that he will now have to explain and put into perspective for the nation, analysts say.

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