The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Newly-elected Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune formed his government on Thursday, two weeks after he took office following a controversial election, his spokesman said.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the infrastructure fund as part of his economic stimulus plan in September 2018. So far it is nowhere to be seen.
Though understandable, the constant discussion about South Africa's problems risks cementing an image of South Africa as perhaps one of the most corrupt countries in the world, writes Thembinkosi Gcoyi.
Building a capable developmental state and its government with accountability, honesty and integrity will be the Presidency's focus, writes Jackson Mthembu.
30 people, including tech entrepreneurs and former SABC board members, will receive national orders for their work in serving and advancing the interests of SA - the highest honour that can be bestowed by the president.
Senior government sources say President Cyril Ramaphosa's stimulus package will be run out of the office of the Presidency, where the top team has been finalised.
The ruinous presidency of Jacob Zuma alerted us to dangerous holes in our constitutional democracy. But there seems to be no comprehensive effort to prevent a recurrence, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Ramaphosa should at this early stage of his presidency frame his relationship with the ANC in such a way that the party is not perceived to be interfering in matters of state, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
As a visionary and a shrewd politician, Ramaphosa knows very well how important it is to mobilise the entire nation around a common vision, writes Sello Lediga.
The ANC must see President Jacob Zuma's resignation as an opportunity to rebuild the organisation, the South African National Civic Organisation has said.
"Our immediate priority is to get as much generating capacity back online within the shortest possible time," said the president.
There were totally unrealistic expectations as to what he could have done after becoming president. Ramaphosa inherited a gigantic mess. Yet somehow, many people thought Ramaphosa was going to be a cross between Madiba’s magic and Thabo Mbeki’s Mr Delivery and thus, we were going to see a massive change very quickly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Poor people, many of whom were contributors to the liberation struggle, have been relegated to being powerless observers of massive heists of public resources. This must end, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
These women bring so much pride to South Africa.
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has dismissed any perception that its eFiling system is on the verge of collapse, saying the system was stable and "performing well within specification".
President Cyril Ramaphosa reassured members of Parliament that top government officials would go through the lifestyle audit system once a 'robust' framework is established.
Alibaba's Jack Ma and President Cyril Ramaphosa discussed the global economy, and South Africa's $100 billion investment drive.
Ramaphosa needs to demonstrate that he understands people's concerns. People must not be made to wait for "thuma mina" while they are told things will be fine in the long run, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has charmed guests at his first Presidential Golf Day, posing for selfies and drawing laughter from members of the media as he feigned deafness in response to a question about a Cabinet reshuffle.
President Jacob Zuma’s fate is set to be sealed when the top ANC leadership meets to conclude the transition to a new administration.
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