Explainer: Understanding mergers and acquisitions
/ 18 May 2024

Explainer: Understanding mergers and acquisitions

M&A activity in South Africa experienced a sharp decline in 2023 and a rebound in 2024 is only plausible after the elections

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Gwede Mantashe: Shell can leave. Another company will take over
/ 10 May 2024

Gwede Mantashe: Shell can leave. Another company will take over

The petrochemical giant is divesting from its South African downstream business

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ANC campaign trail: Mantashe defends Mbalula’s luxury SUV, says his critics should ride to rallies on horses
/ 9 May 2024

ANC campaign trail: Mantashe defends Mbalula’s luxury SUV, says his critics should ride to rallies on horses

The national chairperson is campaigning in the far north of KwaZulu-Natal in a bid to save the party’s narrow majority in the province

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Anglo’s Wanblad won’t go easily
/ 2 May 2024

Anglo’s Wanblad won’t go easily

With the prospect of a takeover in sight, Anglo American’s first South African chief executive in 15 years is tasked with unlocking value from the global mining company

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UPDATED: Mbeki provisionally okays inclusion of corruption-accused in ANC elections list, to meet IEC deadline
/ 8 March 2024

UPDATED: Mbeki provisionally okays inclusion of corruption-accused in ANC elections list, to meet IEC deadline

Cyril Ramaphosa and Gwede Mantashe had to leave the national executive committee meeting where only five NEC members supported the adoption of the integrity commission report

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ANC state capture brigade set to make the cut
/ 8 March 2024

ANC state capture brigade set to make the cut

The ruling party seems to have failed to remove tainted people from its parliamentary lists

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Mantashe: Zondo thinks he owns and manages the state capture report
/ 6 March 2024

Mantashe: Zondo thinks he owns and manages the state capture report

The ANC leader, who was implicated in the commission on state capture chaired by the chief justice, said Zondo had the ‘serious weakness’ of thinking the report was about himself

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Mantashe: I am a better proponent of renewable energy than those who came before me
/ 5 March 2024

Mantashe: I am a better proponent of renewable energy than those who came before me

Despite this, the mineral resources and energy minister said the environmental lobby’s opposition to oil and gas exploration jeopardised South Africa’s energy security

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Tainted ANC leaders Zweli Mkhize, Gwede Mantashe, Bathabile Dlamini, Zandile Gumede top its parliamentary list
/ 5 March 2024

Tainted ANC leaders Zweli Mkhize, Gwede Mantashe, Bathabile Dlamini, Zandile Gumede top its parliamentary list

ANC leaders including Pravin Gordhan, Angie Motsekga and Lindiwe Zulu have been left off the list

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DA calls for ANC top seven to be arrested for contempt of court
/ 18 February 2024

DA calls for ANC top seven to be arrested for contempt of court

A precedent has already been set by former president Jacob Zuma’s contempt of court order, opposition MP Siviwe Gwarube said

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Headache for ANC over 97 members implicated in state capture
/ 8 February 2024

Headache for ANC over 97 members implicated in state capture

The party is yet to decide if the members should be included in its national and provincial lists as MPs

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New report sings the praises of renewable energy
/ 3 February 2024

New report sings the praises of renewable energy

Green energy is not without its negative impacts but it is still better than that generated by fossil fuels

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Nkandla firepool comes home to roost for the ANC
/ 13 January 2024

Nkandla firepool comes home to roost for the ANC

The secretary general’s truth talk this week has turned the blaze on his comrades in the ANC

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Mbalula can’t spin out of the Zuma ‘firepool’ drama
/ 12 January 2024

Mbalula can’t spin out of the Zuma ‘firepool’ drama

Fikile Mbalula and other ANC officials are now at pains to say that his words were ‘a joke’ and ‘political rhetoric’

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ANC KZN calls on party to ‘hit hard’ at Jacob Zuma
/ 10 January 2024

ANC KZN calls on party to ‘hit hard’ at Jacob Zuma

The fightback against Zuma’s defection and launch of the MK party has begun

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Implats says all checks were done before incident that killed 11 miners
/ 29 November 2023

Implats says all checks were done before incident that killed 11 miners

The company pledges support for families and suspends operations during further checks on the equipment

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Veterans should lead the ANC’s renewal, says Chikane
/ 28 October 2023

Veterans should lead the ANC’s renewal, says Chikane

The ANC embarked on a programme of renewal in 2017 after it emerged that it had been complicit in state capture.

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