Chicken could get pricier as soon as next week when Ramaphosa slaps tariffs on SA's poultry imports

2020-02-20 14:16

Research has shown local producers only produced 27% of the increased chicken demand in South Africa between 2010 and 2017.

A year later, Cyril Ramaphosa’s R100 billion infrastructure fund is still not operational – here’s what’s been happening

2019-10-15 14:49

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.

Ramaphosa vs. Mkhwebane: 7 key arguments in court papers

2019-08-05 08:06

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will likely on Thursday hand down a crucial ruling involving President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Ramaphosa backs Gordhan in supporting affidavit against Public Protector

2019-07-17 17:43

President Cyril Ramaphosa has filed a supporting affidavit in the North Gauteng High Court relating to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's court application to suspend Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's remedial orders.

20 key points from the State of the Nation Address – including plans on 2 million new jobs, halving violent crime, and an urgent bailout for Eskom

2019-06-20 22:19

“We meet at a time when our country is confronted by severe challenges,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday night..

Ferial Haffajee: 8 months and little to show for Ramaphosa's economic stimulus plan

2019-05-29 06:55

Ramaphosa risks becoming a 'Baba Go Slow' like Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari, writes Ferial Haffajee.

ANC victory ‘is certain’

2019-05-02 15:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday downplayed recent surveys showing that the ANC could drop below 50% in next week’s general elections, and instead, told thousands of Cosatu members that victory for the party was “certain”.

17 key announcements in the State of the Nation address - including the new eVisa and free tablets

2019-02-07 23:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa made a host of new pledges.

Ramaphosa's 'new dawn' faces same dark clouds as SONA set to get underway

2019-02-07 11:48

One year into the “new dawn” that President Cyril Ramaphosa promised when he took power, the economy is battling many of the same old problems.

Foreign direct investment in SA rocketed by 446% in 2018 - these were the hottest sectors

2019-01-22 16:35

South Africa managed to reverse a negative trend, while the rest of the world saw weaker investments.


‘I endorse them all’: Ramaphosa supports Mboweni’s economic growth plan - including selling older power stations

2019-10-15 17:07

The controversial plan is opposed by ANC alliance partners Cosatu and the SACP, but Ramaphosa told the The Economist he is right behind it.

#Ramatracker: The Ramaphosa report card - Hard work, but little to show for it

2019-10-15 07:00

Ramaphosa’s mid-term economic report: short-term progress is good. The long-term impact is uncertain, writes Ferial Haffajee.


2019-07-19 13:35

FOLLOWING the break at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry Into State Capture, former president Jacob Zuma and his legal team agreed to continue with the inquiry.

Lower interest rates won’t cut it

2019-06-27 10:02

Uncertainty rules the day in South Africa, but one thing that seems clear is that the Reserve Bank will likely be cutting interest rates. Although this will provide temporary relief for consumers, a lot more is needed to boost our economic growth.

Bosasa saga: Cyril Ramaphosa wants to cross-examine Mmusi Maimane

2019-06-12 11:52

President Cyril Ramaphosa wants to cross-examine DA leader Mmusi Maimane and other witnesses interviewed by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane as part of her investigation into the Bosasa saga.

Bonang to supply bubbly at Ramaphosa's inauguration

2019-05-24 12:37

Ramaphosa’s inauguration is set to take place at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.


2019-04-11 18:05

AFTER Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba failed to meet with Alex resident, president Cyril Ramaphosa has gone to the township and addressed them.

Here are the promises Ramaphosa kept from SONA 2018 — and the ones he didn’t

2019-02-07 13:21

Key to Cyril Rampahosa's agenda was stimulating economic growth and job creation, and bring stability to several state-owned enterprises and key state institutions. Here's how he has done.

This may be the cheapest SONA in five years – with no gala dinner for politicians

2019-02-06 19:36

Parliament has cut the budget for the 2019 State Of the Nation Address (SONA) by 47% compared to 2018 – and is hoping to come in far below that budget.

Ramaphosa is missing an economic policy. What needs to be in it.

2019-01-08 11:55

In this article, originally published on The Conversation, professor Mark Swilling of Stellenbosch University explains why we need a policy that drives growth and positions SA for the 21st Century.

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