Mamphela Ramphela

​Civic education might be the future

In a democracy, this means learning about self-governance

Agang’s E Cape branch firmly behind Ramphele

Agang's Eastern Cape branch has thrown its weight behind Mamphela Ramphele following factionalism over an account opened up to receive an IEC refund.

Strong, united opposition is good for ANC

Political consolidations, if done properly, are the lifeblood of both opposition and ruling party life, writes Hlumelo Biko.

Zille: Ramphele was a ‘risk worth taking’

The DA leader admits it was a risk trying to bring Agang into the party, but says Mamphela Ramphele reneged on their agreement.

Ramphele to join the DA, or not?

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has rejected a joint statement issued by the DA in which it claims Ramphele will accept DA membership on Monday.

Why we should care about the TIA

Many people have never heard of the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), they see it as an acronym in a science system beset with lettered shorthand.

Ramphele expected to assist in Gold Fields probe

Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele could assist in a probe into a BEE deal allegedly involving ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete and mining firm Gold Fields.

Probe puts Mamphela Ramphele on back foot

The Agang leader has denied benefiting from a cattle project led by a technology agency she chaired.

The X-million-dollar question: How rich is Mamphela?

It appears Mamphela Ramphele’s quest for transparency has been clouded by intrigue.

Richard Calland’s all-female Cabinet dream for SA

What if we took women's rights seriously? Richard Calland imagines a dream-team executive that could deal with it

Agang launch: Ramphele’s scathing attack on Zuma

At the launch of Agang, Mamphela Ramphele has promised to reverse the damage done by the ANC government if her party wins the 2014 general elections.

Agang launch: Nkandla, Guptas, arms deal – Ramphele criticises government

Mamphela Ramphele has lashed out at the current government at the launch of her political party, saying that it is setting a bad example for others.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs