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In his Sona speech, Ramaphosa must tread the line between promises and reality

South Africa has a slew of service-delivery problems, most notably in the water and electricity sectors. The time for promises is over: what the country needs is action

Ramaphosa’s Sona affirms Reserve Bank mandate

President Cyril Ramaphosa reaffirms mandate of the SARB, but says price stability while necessary is not a sufficient condition for economic growth.

Bill to be tabled to rescue Eskom, Ramaphosa says

Presidents promises work on the troubled power utility, but the real work will be left to the next budget speech

Ramaphosa’s Sona outlines seven priorities for sixth administration

Implementation is the key focus for President Cyril Ramaphosa, who admits there are limits to what can be delivered due to state of public finances

LIVESTREAM: President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers Sona

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his first State of the Nation address since being elected

EFF to decide on whether it will disrupt Ramaphosa’s Sona

EFF mum on whether it will raise public protector issue with Ramaphosa during Sona

Budget 2019: Citizens and civil society cannot afford to relax

With a shortfall in revenue collection, where will the state get much-needed cash?

Post State of the Nation Address

Suggestions were made for South African citizens to spoil their ballots, to show politicians how dissatisfied they are

Gordhan promises action to keep the lights on

During the Sona debate, the public enterprises minister outlined the steps being taken to halt load-shedding

MPs to tackle Ramaphosa Sona speech

Two days have been set aside for legislators to either critique or applaud President Ramaphosa's Sona speech

President pulls out all the stops

Breaking down President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address

The State of the Nation in numbers

Of all Sona speeches, Motlanthe spoke the most, while Zuma spoke the least

Sona 2019: Ramaphosa’s renewed urgency welcomed

But critical detail is still needed when it comes to plans to address the country’s economic challenges, starting with Eskom

Sona 2019: Thuma mina, again. Please?

It’s an election year. The president knows he is effectively asking the nation to trust him to lead the nation again

Special NPA unit to deal with Zondo commission evidence to be set up

The NPA will soon have an investigating directorate to deal with graft allegations which have emerged at the state capture inquiry

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Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

King’s land body stops staff cuts

The Ingonyama Trust Board’s interim leaders won’t retrench employees until the land reform minister confirms new board

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Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries

National skills development inaugural webinar

SALGA will focus on developing leadership competencies and incorporate online and blended learning to enhance governance capabilities and service delivery

South Africa is open for business

The IDC believes that the fundamentals to enable a sustainable economic recovery are firmly in place, writes IDC CEO TP Nchocho