If South Africans could choose their next president…

2017-11-28 10:46

Pertinent to the preoccupation on who ANC members will select for their next president is an interesting adjunct to that question: if it was up to them, who would the South African public choose, writes Jos Kuper.

Donald Trump upends White House in first chaotic year

2017-11-02 14:30

The year since Donald Trump's election has revealed a president thirsty for acclaim, consumed by grievance and - for better or worse - realising his promise to shatter the norms of office.

Trump says predecessors didn't honour fallen; response heated

2017-10-17 12:10

Critics are slamming President Donald Trump for his claim that his predecessors "didn't make calls" to the families of the nation's fallen.

Mabuza could swing both ways

2017-07-30 05:54

Get Mabuza! That seems to be the directive that has been given to chief lobbyists in the ANC presidential race as they chase after Mpumalanga premier and provincial chairperson David Mabuza.

Mashatile endorses Ramaphosa

2017-06-18 06:01

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidential bid got a boost yesterday when Gauteng ANC chair Paul Mashatile endorsed him as a leader who will instill confidence and protect the country from all forms of capture.

How to get good politicians

2017-03-14 14:00

What factors determine whether well-educated, dedicated people choose to go into politics?

ANC should consider a third way

2017-01-15 06:03

A two-horse race could divide the party beyond repair. Branches should rather look at a conciliatory option, writes Kwandiwe Kondlo.

Radebe distances Cabinet from Zwane's bank probe statement

2016-09-29 19:14

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe was caught by surprise at his colleague's insistence that he had the backing of Cabinet when issuing a statement about a bank probe.

From moos to mermaids: what next on Nkandla?

Remember the cattle kraal, chickens and mermaids? President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla homestead has captured public interest in diverse political camps.

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Roads closed in Pretoria for Presidential inauguration

2014-05-23 08:55

Preparations are underway for the Presidential Inauguration taking place at the Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre at the Union Buildings in Pretoria - here's what you need to know.


The burden of being a Sisulu

2017-11-12 06:01

After a good start, Lindiwe Sisulu’s campaign to become the ANC’s first female leader is now on the defensive.

Nzimande and Vavi: former allies reunited as Zuma outcasts

2017-10-20 12:21

Blade Nzimande and Zwelinzima Vavi, once united in their criticism of Mbeki and adoration of Zuma are now both the outcasts of the latter, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Pros and cons of the three women running for the presidency

2017-08-10 12:01

If South Africans get a woman who will govern in the same way as a man they would have gained nothing but a switch in gender, writes Amanda Gouws.

Dlamini-Zuma: I’m ready to lead

2017-06-18 06:01

ANC presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma used an invitation by the ANC Youth League in Limpopo to finally accept nomination to be president.

ANC makes the right policy noises

2017-04-10 15:17

A new economic policy document drafted by the ruling party’s leaders avoids revolutionary rhetoric and seems intent on attracting investment into the country.

More time for Zuma to weigh in on Absa bailout

2017-01-27 13:38

President Jacob Zuma has been granted an extension to comment on the public protector’s provisional report investigating Bankorp’s bailout by the Reserve Bank.

Will Sisulu throw her hat into the ring?

2016-10-09 06:00

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu would like a female ANC president to be elected on merit, but she declined to substantiate talk that her name may be put forward for the post.

Mbeki defends his axing Pikoli

Former President Thabo Mbeki has tackled those who accuse him of abusing State power over the suspension of former NPA head Vusi Pikoli.

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Presidency's budget overspend raises eyebrows

2015-02-04 11:14

The presidency received R6m in legal bills for 2010/11 against a budget of R1m, while unauthorised spend of R45m has been discussed in parliament, says a report.

Trevor Manuel bids farewell to politics

2014-03-11 17:25

Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel is officially leaving politics, apparently to enter the private sector, according to a report.

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