Politics

Treasury sets its sights on Christopher Malikane

Malikane has been openly critical of the ANC and its recently intensified plans for radical economic transformation.

ANC seeks ‘leadership with integrity’ as it attempts regeneration

"The ANC has to do what it has to do to continue to lead society,” resolves Nathi Mthethwa.

Brian Molefe MP nomination will damage ANC ahead of 2019 elections – SACP North West

Molefe is due to be sworn in as Member of Parliament this week, amidst speculation that a Cabinet reshuffle is imminent.

Is Dlamini-Zuma JZ’s new finance minister?

The president is said to have told ANC leaders she will take over the finance ministry.

Lindiwe Zulu laments inadequate budget

The minister says R5bn and an overhaul of the ecomony are needed for SMMEs to create 90% of new jobs.

ANC talks tough on land, wealth tax and minimum wage

The ANC has identified sections of the economy where it will instruct the government to intervene.

Integrity inquiry into JZ not over

Jacob Zuma's next meeting with the ANC’s integrity commission is set for January 15.

Mosebenzi Zwane in firing line after Cosatu’s CEC meeting

Cosatu’s central executive committee says Zwane has failed in his portfolio at the helm of SA’s resource extraction and exploration industries.

Say hi to the real world, Mr Trump

The US is facing major foreign policy issues that can’t be resolved with rabble-rousing rhetoric.

Madiba will be our Trump card when the Donald’s orange flood reaches our shores

The Donald’s wrecking ball won’t be aimed at Africa right away, but we do have an ace in the hole if he gets bolshy.

Note from the pros: Grab them by the purse strings

Some handy tips for the American president-elect from the people in the know.

Zakes Mda: Donald Trump is a product of desperation

The academic believes the Democratic candidate will win the US election and slammed Republican candidate Donald Trump as racist and xenophobic.

Trump vs Clinton: Will the US vote for a low energy candidate or a power hungry one?

The Republican feels restoring traditional industries will 'make America great again', while the Democrat envisions an environmentally-friendly US.

Party vs person at core of Durban voters’ dilemma whether to vote for gay candidate

Should NGOs pin their colours to the mast in the political candidates they openly support?

South African ruling party chiefs quietly plan exit and soft-landing for Zuma

“There are comrades who say Zuma must resign now and those who say we will die with him as a person. Both positions are wrong”

Holomisa, Mandela: Bond strengthened after expulsion

Following the expulsion of Bantu Holomisa from the ANC, the UDM leader says his relationship with Nelson Mandela grew stronger.

Succession Games

There is a growing tendency in the news media to write on President Mbeki's successor. This is little more than idle speculation.
×