New rules apply as Cyril Ramaphosa and his GNU cabinet get down to work
/ 19 July 2024

New rules apply as Cyril Ramaphosa and his GNU cabinet get down to work

There were none of the usual tantrums, bravado and insults when the cabinet held its first lekgotla

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New brooms sweep clean as Lord Gayton pulls the plug on arts and culture payola
/ 12 July 2024

New brooms sweep clean as Lord Gayton pulls the plug on arts and culture payola

Superfans, artists, and artistes are running for cover as the new minister settles in

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GNU: It’s standing room only in Cyril’s new cabinet
/ 5 July 2024

GNU: It’s standing room only in Cyril’s new cabinet

So who will win the fight to control the aircon in next week’s cabinet lekgotla?

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It’s take it or leave it time at the GNU
/ 28 June 2024

It’s take it or leave it time at the GNU

Step-aside be damned; instead it’s a quickstep up to parliament for Zizi Kodwa and others

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Battle over GNU positions distracts from policy debate
/ 26 June 2024

Battle over GNU positions distracts from policy debate

The political transition is a good opportunity for greater transparency about how the government shapes the economy

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As the ANC loses its grip on power, its alliance members may be tempted to fill the gap they helped create
/ 18 June 2024

As the ANC loses its grip on power, its alliance members may be tempted to fill the gap they helped create

Building a leftist party to contest future elections will require exorcising existing organisations of their Stalinism — or creating something from a much smaller base

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Welcome to the Cyril and John show
/ 14 June 2024

Welcome to the Cyril and John show

Ramaphosa’s enemies in the ANC voted for Jacob Zuma — and got John Steenhuisen instead

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Will the ANC’s government of national unity 2.0 drive change?
/ 13 June 2024

Will the ANC’s government of national unity 2.0 drive change?

The coalition faces the task of implementing long-promised transformations while managing political contradictions

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