Our debt-to-GDP ratio is growing, we're running a problematic current account deficit, state-owned companies are a drag on the economy and our bloated public service wage bill needs to be trimmed. We're running out of money, and fast.
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If the ANC comes in under 50% in 2019, it would end its disastrous run of majoritarian liberation movement politics and usher in a new era of political accountability, writes Mmusi Maimane.
If political parties don’t learn lessons from their current coalition partnerships, ordinary citizens will suffer while politicians engage in a game of chess to secure power, writes Joleen Steyn Kotze.
Germany's Social Democratic Party has voted in favour of joining a coalition with Angela Merkel's conservative bloc, clearing the last major hurdle to the formation of a new government and a fourth term for the veteran German chancellor.
The tense political standoff in the fragile DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay could force an election rerun, giving the ANC a chance to regain power in the metro.
If the ANC gets less than 50 percent of the vote in 2019, it would likely want to go into a coalition with another party. As things stand now, it is steadily moving closer to the EFF, writes Max du Preez.
On Wednesday EFF leader Julius Malema said the EFF has rejected a formal coalition with the ANC and the DA, but will vote with the DA in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Nelson Mandela Bay and Ekurhuleni. Watch.
DA Federal Executive Chairperson James Selfe said even though they are in negotiations for coalitions, they will not work with the ANC.
The quality of leadership in general in South Africa is wanting. A grand coalition could address many burning issues, writes Dirk Kotzé.
A little over two years ago, coalition governments took control of four of South Africa's six biggest cities. It marked a watershed in South African politics, and signalled the permanent arrival of coalition politics, writes Leon Schreiber.
With election 2019 looming, it’s time again for political parties to cover themselves in (in)glory in a fight to gain some sort of competitive advantage in what is likely to be South Africa’s most fractious vote to date, writes Daniel Silke.
With the current administration having eroded effective governance structures, a new coalition focused on service delivery may be a solution, writes Thabang Matsohi.
The dispute over last week’s ousting of deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, a member of the United Democratic Movement (UDM), in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has jeopardised the future of all other metros governed by the DA-led coalition.
With scandals erupting almost daily in South Africa, an analyst looks at what's gone wrong within the bowels of the ANC and where the party and country are heading.
Confused by the complexities of how SA’s unique electoral system works? UCT professor Pierre de Vos provides the ideal antidote for such ignorance.
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