Party Politics

‘You are ordinary, even as a minister’

We should hold SA’s politicians to account and not just offer them our unthinking deference

​Mulder steps down as FF Plus leader

He had been in Parliament this year for an uninterrupted 28 years, making him the MP with the longest continuous service period.

SA schools are ‘sites that enable the dispensing of state patronage to the members of Sadtu’

It's no coincidence that the poorest black schools with the worst outcomes are under Sadtu's dominion.

Analysts divided on Zuma’s fate

His fate lies between whether his ANC political opponents can oust him or if economic pressure and public opinion will push the ruling party to act.

Campus a ‘battleground for politics’

Politics is playing a "devastating" role on campus and has made universities the terrain where "comrades and racists struggle".

Traditional weapons out for IFP chair

When is a disciplinary hearing not a disciplinary hearing? When the Inkatha Freedom Party calls it an inquiry, it seems.

Cope to ‘discuss’ Dandala’s resignation

The resignation of Cope's parliamentary leader Mvume Dandala will be discussed at a meeting of the party's congress national committee on Friday.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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