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Zuma vs Ramaphosa? Neither is the leader South Africans deserve

Neither statesman could command sufficient authority in an ANC that remains mired in corruption and infighting and at the behest of big capital

‘We are painstakingly putting things right’ — Ramaphosa

Talking to the media, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he too was frustrated by the slow pace of justice around corruption, but that ‘the change that we have all wanted to see is unfolding’

Two South Africans infected on coronavirus-hit Japanese cruise ship

Government was alerted that 12 South Africans were among the crew members on board the ship only at the end of their quarantine

Editorial: Promises are on tap, but not water

Promises of hope and a better tomorrow await South Africa. Yet they continue to come to naught

Ramaphosa adds to public protector’s report review woes

Mkhwebane now faces four separate and highly political court cases on three of her reports

Ramaphosa announces special SIU tribunal to fast-track recovery of state funds

​President Ramaphosa has established a Special Investigating Unit Special Tribunal, in an effort to fast track the recovery of funds lost to the state

Sars inquiry to probe way more than Moyane’s conduct

​President Ramaphosa will proceed with a commission of inquiry into Sars, after the tax agency's commissioner Tom Moyane was suspended

Presidency denies Zuma briefing sms

The text message is the latest in a string of suspicious misinformation that has surfaced during the ANC’s continuing discussions to fire Zuma.

Editorial: Zuma won’t be taking his mess with him

'But watching the spectacle of Zuma’s political death unfold so agonisingly has revealed much about the gaping holes in the ANC leadership'

Even Zuma’s home town of Nxamalala is divided over his fate

There are those for whom he is a god but others are either indifferent or bitterly angry with him

Leaked SANDF document details powers of ‘control officer’ during state of emergency

On Sunday, Rapport, sister publication of News24, reported that the Presidency had started to compose regulations for a state of emergency.

Ruling party wins presidential vote in breakaway Somaliland

​"The tallying process of the election was concluded and Kulmiye party candidate Muse Bihi Abdi won the election and will be the president"

Donald Trump upends White House in first chaotic year

Around the White House there is little outward sign of the monumental changes that have taken place within the walls in the last year

Political irrationality is ruining SA, but can still be stopped

Democracy and good governance require politicians to engage in reasoned debate, informed decision making and measured judgements.

Zuma vows to shield youth from effects of sluggish economy

Education, entrepreneurship and economic emancipation dominated President Jacob Zuma’s Youth Day speech.

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

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

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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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

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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?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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