Now that we are in the second week of lockdown, South Africans seem to be taking their unwritten civic duty of snitching very seriously
Anglo American Platinum’s plan to shed 14 000 jobs is a clear indication of the state’s inability to support economic growth, experts have warned.
The presidency has renewed its plea for the media and public to respect Nelson Mandela’s privacy, hours after he was discharged from hospital.
Tokyo Sexwale on Sunday became the first of Mangaung’s walking wounded to pledge his future to the ANC, refusing to give up his government position.
The Progressive Business Forum marquee at the Mangaung elective conference revealed a mixed bag of companies hoping to cosy up to the ruling party.
The ANC has said at its Mangaung conference it will push for the teaching of indigenous languages in public schools to become compulsory from 2014.
The ANC is attempting to quash rumours that Kgalema Motlanthe will resign as South Africa’s deputy president, saying that nothing has been discussed.
The ANC and Cosatu are embroiled in a bitter public spat at the Mangaung electoral conference in spite of an impassioned call for unity by Jacob Zuma.
The ANC wants members deployed in government to help raise more funds and donate part of their salary, according to the financial report.
In an attempt to redeem his government from a slew of mishaps by the education department, Jacob Zuma has hinted at the return of school inspectors.
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has dismissed suggestions of a change to South Africa’s industrial and labour policy to spur economic growth.
Deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe has accepted his nomination for ANC president and will square up against incumbent Jacob Zuma in Mangaung.
With Jacob Zuma almost assured of a second term as ANC leader, attention has turned to arguably a more important battle for the deputy presidency.
President Jacob Zuma’s inability to control his spending is not a new South African story; most citizens seem to be spending beyond their means.
The call by leading business figures to work together in solving SA’s problems has been met with calls for more investment from the business sector.
Despite Jacob Zuma’s overwhelming support to lead the ANC again, Kgalema Motlanthe will still challenge him as a form of protest at Mangaung.
While the presidency has said that Nelson Mandela’s hospitalisation is for a routine check-up, experts have warned of the danger he could be in.
Highways in Ekurhuleni and Jo’burg will be gridlocked on Thursday as Cosatu protests against the controversial e-tolling system.
Former ANC Youth League president Julius Malema’s political career may be at an end as the potential for him to be reinistated at Mangaung diminishes.
The ANC has downplayed any problems associated with the nominations process of the ruling party’s upcoming elective conference in Mangaung.
The framework has been set for the launching of class action lawsuits within the South African legal system after a landmark ruling was handed down.
Expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema’s spat with deputy president Ronald Lamola has divided the league ahead of Mangaung.
The SABC is being oversensitive for reportedly choosing not to air an advert depicting President Jacob Zuma and his family, say industry experts.
Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale has waded into the Lenasia demolitions debacle, demanding the matter be dealt with in 72 hours.
Mmusi Maimane and Makashule Gana signalled the changing image of the DA as both were elected to the position of deputy federal chairperson.
The Democratic Alliance’s federal congress has dropped a contentious resolution greenlighting hydraulic fracking in the Karoo.
The DA is to debate its stance on fracking in the Karoo as a resolution supporting the process has been passed without following correct procedures.
Nickolaus Bauer describes what it’s like to live in Ponte City, one of Jo’burg’s most iconic – and notorious – buildings.
Controversial services company Bosasa has been denied an opportunity to appeal a high court judgment which allowed the M&G to protect its sources.
Court documents show that President Jacob Zuma received a (relatively small) home loan from First National Bank. But the bank says that is impossible.
The ANC has backtracked on a decision to block the no confidence vote tabled against President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.
The ANC’s backtracking on moves to quash the motion of no confidence against President Zuma is one of other similar placatory moves by the party.