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Eusebius McKaiser: Dear ANC superfans, let’s talk

ANC superfans are so vested in a romantic vision of a political party with a great past that they struggle to accept the realities of what this party has become.

Is Parliament suspended? Political parties in the dark after coronavirus gatherings ban

Hundreds of legislators won’t be able to meet in parliamentary chambers after restrictions on gatherings to curb the spread of Covid-19 disease

How opposition parties in Africa can make friends and influence people

Only by demonstrating that it would perform better in office while building trust within the wider population can the opposition force improvements in the electoral system while also growing the party

Mauritania releases opposition supporters arrested after vote clashes

Ex-general Mohamed Ould Ghazouani won the June 22 poll with an absolute majority of 52%, the Constitutional Council announced on Monday

The pros and cons of coalitions in SA

Political mergers can enrich democracy and lead to more accountable government, but they can also lead to opportunism that undermine accountability

Voters are not to blame for opposition parties’ woes

Given the crises caused by the ANC, the DA and the EFF should eat into the ruling party’s vote

ANC haunted by failure but opposition can’t relax

Using the ANC’s 25-year failure will do the trick, but its supporters will need careful persuasion

Thousands protest ‘slave law’ in Budapest

The protest was called by unions and opposition parties outraged at reforms that hike the annual overtime hours that employers can demand

DRC opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday — candidate

Political tensions are rising in the DRC before the long-delayed December 23 election to select a successor to President Joseph Kabila

There’s no rush to reshuffle, Ramaphosa tells Parly

​President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on opposition party members of parliament to be patient regarding calls for a cabinet reshuffle

Zuma is defiant in the face of a looming removal

In recent weeks the Presidency has been at pains to demonstrate the continued longevity of Zuma’s presidency

Postponed Congo presidential vote further delayed until 2019

Congo's opposition agreed to postpone presidential elections until the end of 2017, but President Kabila's electoral commission has delayed it again

Letters to the editor: June 2 to 8 2017

Readers write in about the opposition, party donors, and the ANC.

‘Judicial overreach’ is back

The ANC had moved towards blaming itself for legal defeats – but KZN this week led the counter-charge

Opposition parties to table own Nkandla report

Opposition parties, who withdrew from what they said was an 'ANC study group" ad hoc committee on Nkandla, will table their own report.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

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Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

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