Richard Calland

Backstabbers limit Ramaphosa

The ANC is stronger electorally but is still too weak to help the president make the decisions the country’s many crises demand

DA, EFF lack the muscle to keep the ANC in check

And their travails strengthen the scoundrel hand of the anti-Ramaphosa wing of the ruling party

Political leadership is in a mess

Ironically enough, a potent drive for reform of the capitalist system will come from the private sector

The heat is on to find global saviours

We face a current crisis unlike any other in history — this one affects everyone everywhere

Cyril must show who is boss – quickly

There is no time for indecisiveness – the president is up against thugs and needs to muscle up to win

Getting rid of Mkhwebane won’t be easy

Different factions with vested interests are aligning to protect the destructive protector

Failure to fix the economy will undo Cyril

The president can get rid of the loathsome political figures but he can’t control everything

A tale of two countries in uncertain days

It is the best of times, the worst of times, but also the most dangerous of times for South Africa and Britain

Is Cyril on a slow train to nowhere?

In a country desperate for solutions, the electorate is indifferent and parties are fighting themselves

Ramaphosa and the Thatcherite moment of truth

Cyril Ramaphosa is no Margaret Thatcher but he is having to determine the same issue: Who runs the country?

Elections 2019 will test SA’s value system

The president and his party face a difficult time in the months ahead and the outcome is far from certain

A rogue Zuma could be catastrophic

Cyril Ramaphosa’s future depends on getting a result above 60% in the upcoming elections

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it