Mamphela Ramphele

The break-up playlist: Nine songs to see off DAgang

In the spirit of a mixtape to signify the parting of ways, let's take a look at nine break-up songs for what used to be known as DAgang.

Agang-DA fallout: More questions than answers from Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele has offered little explaination on why her decision to run as the DA's presidential candidate was not discussed with Agang members.

Ramphele: DA-Agang merger a ‘joint mistake’

The Agang SA leader says a planned partnership with the DA would not work because "people are trapped in race-based politics".

Ramphele ‘renting’ hits Agang, DA credibility, says ANC

Jackson Mthembu says both parties have lost credibility after Agang SA's leader backtracked on standing as the DA's presidential candidate.

Ramphele and Zille’s brief DA marriage over

DA leader Helen Zille says Agang SA's Mamphela Ramphele has "reneged" on their agreement that Ramphele stand as the DA's presidential candidate.

Zille to Ramphele: Are you going to honour our agreement?

It remains to be seen whether Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele will in fact stand as the Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate.

Weekend 101: The new DA gang

This week, Helen Zille and Mamphela Ramphele join forces, violent protests rock Ralele, and Zuma could be a Nkandla ward councillor.

Editorial: Race and respectability

Don't dismiss Zille's courtship of Ramphele as an electoral gimmick. It's part of a plan to make the DA more acceptable to black South Africans.

Ramphele rankles rising DA stars

The party's young guns say the doctor will have to fight her way up the ranks like everyone else.

Agang more than window dressing for DA

Agang's integration strengthens the DA's claim to nonracialism, and that is something that should worry the ANC.

Rumours of Agang infighting ‘nonsensical’

Agang SA says the party is "solid" and that its leader Mamphela Ramphele's decision to become the DA's presidential candidate must still be discussed.

Mantashe: Ramphele the DA’s ‘rent-a-black’

The ANC secretary general says Agang SA was a "stillborn" party, and that its leader's move to the DA was a case of "rent-a-black, rent-a-leader".


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders