Cyril Ramaphosa

'SA economy could be put back on track if Ramaphosa is elected ANC president'

JOHANNESBURG - Former Finance Minister and African National Congress (ANC) Member of Parliament Pravin Gordhan says he believes the economy could be …

South Africa

Support Ramaphosa and we will not see a downgrade - Gordhan

Amanda Khoza<p>Johannesburg – Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan on Thursday endorsed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, saying he should be given a …

News (South Africa)

The Gathering: There’s no point in icing a rotten cake, JZ deserves an orange overall, and other thoughts from key SA voices

People could no longer pin their hopes on the current ruling party was UDM leader Bantu Holomisa’s opening salvo. He was talking about the ANC, which …

Africa

"I became fashionable before Bell Pottinger" -Malema unleashes at Gathering

Image Credits: Gallo<p><i>“Good afternoon to the former finance minister who will never be again, even under Ramaphosa”.</i><p>That was how the EFF …

Bell Pottinger

Can #BlackFriday help our retailers?

JOHANNESBURG - In light of the tough trading environment retailers have experienced this year, the jury is out whether the upcoming Black Friday will …

Black Friday

ANC Youth League leader quits

ANCYL provincial task team convenor Mziwonke Ndabeni has resigned from his position citing “political contradictions”.<p>This was confirmed yesterday by …

News (South Africa)

The Gathering: The World According to Gordhan

South Africa is at a crisis point which we’ve analysed to death. We need fresh eyes and fresh leadership, says Pravin Gordhan, and there’s no doubt …

South Africa

Rand roller-coaster: Get set for big swings as ratings agencies, ANC cast their votes - analysts

<i>EDINBURGH — Analysts are expecting the South African rand to provide a bumpy ride until the end of the year. The first possible dip will come as</i> …

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

ANC, Zanu-PF in same WhatsApp group - Maimane

Amanda Khoza<p>Johannesburg – DA leader Mmusi Maimane is hopeful that the recent events in Zimbabwe will teach South Africans a lesson.<p>Maimane was …

South African Politics

Thursday Morning Spice

<b>Russia Warns Google Over Comments About Downranking Government-Linked News Sites</b> – Russian communications agency Roskomnadzor has reportedly asked …

Bafana Bafana

Ramaphosa leading Western Cape ANC nominations

Paul Herman<p>Cape Town - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa appears to be leading the African National Congress presidential nominations in the Western …

South African Politics

South Africa's Ramaphosa leads in nominations for ANC leader: poll

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken a lead in party nominations for the next leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC), securing the support of 65 percent of branches tallied so far, a poll showed.<p>Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President of South …

South Africa

Try To Guess What Cyril Ramaphosa Lists As His Proudest Achievement

Cycril Ramaphosa’s latest book focuses on his “proudest achievement”.No, no, it’s not his notable ownership of companies such as McDonald’s South …

Africa

Reprieve for ANC East Cape branches

Ngcukayitobi said while party leadership was still waiting to find out the validity of the disputes, the Eastern Cape had met its target of 70% for …

News (South Africa)

Mthembu sticks to ANC rules with 'Zuma must go' call

The statement by ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu that President Jacob Zuma must resign after next month's elective conference represents the view of …

Jacob Zuma

More than 90% of branch meetings complete, says ANC

More than 90 percent of African National Congress (ANC) branch general meetings (BGMs) have been held successfully ahead of the party’s December …

News (South Africa)

Fin24.com | Key ANC ally seeks to limit Zuma's powers on Cabinet reshuffle

Trade union federation Cosatu is seeking to alter the balance of power in its alliance with the ANC, and wants the party to change its constitution …

Business (South Africa)

Ramaphosa set for presidential nod from ANC in Gauteng

Mahlatse Mahlase<p>Johannesburg - The ANC in Gauteng looks set to officially nominate Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa when the province holds its …

News (South Africa)

We should all know better than to trust stats showing Ramaphosa will win

This was always going to be a very noisy year of political theatre and with only a month before the ANC conference, the volume has been turned up …

South African Politics

Gigaba denies meeting World Bank over nuclear or 'anything else'

Cape Town - The answer is a "big no", said Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Wednesday. "I did not meet the World Bank."<p>Gigaba and a number of …

Business (South Africa)

Mugabe goes - is Zuma next?

President Jacob Zuma with Robert Mugabe. (Phill Magakoe/AFP)<p>Let's get one thing straight: President Jacob Zuma is not Robert Mugabe.<p>Despite his many …

News (South Africa)

The ANC is dead, South Africa deserves a new beginning

Each new day brings another painful reminder that the ANC is still in power and it has no chance of self-correcting. South Africans deserve better …

Africa

What will happen to the rand if Ramaphosa, Dlamini-Zuma or Mkhize comes out on top in December

With ratings downgrades and the possibility of new leadership in the ANC on the horizon, analysts have already begun <b>warning</b> that the rand is likely …

Economy

Ramaphosa Is Leading South Africa's ANC Race for Presidency

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading in the race to become the next leader of the ruling African National Congress with less …

Business

Ward 32 rejects Dlamini Zuma's ambitions, throws support behind Ramaphosa

DURBAN - The branch that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma belongs to has rejected her presidential ambitions and has instead thrown its support behind deputy …

Gwede Mantashe

ANC chief whip believes a “bloodless correction” like that of Zimbabwe would get rid of Zuma

ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu believes South Africa made an error in judgement by electing Jacob Zuma as president and the only way the ruling party …

South Africa

BOOK EXTRACT: Cyril Ramaphosa's first steps into the business frontier

"Ramaphosa: the man who would be king" by Ray Hartley‚ Editor at Large for Tiso Blackstar‚ profiles presidential contender Cyril Ramaphosa.

DANIEL SILKE: Nine scary parallels between Zimbabwe and South Africa

<b>1. Single-dominant political parties – especially those immediately post-Liberation like Zanu-PF and the ANC - conflate party and state at all times</b>. …

South African Politics

Cyril flirts with Dlamini-Zuma

Any compromise between presidential hopefuls Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa would assist to achieve unity and cohesion within the ANC, a …

News (South Africa)

Analysis: Get Zuma

With the current leadership crisis/handover/coup under way in Zimbabwe, it was only a matter of time before some of our own politicians started to …

South Africa