Jacob Zuma

Zuma no longer going to Zimbabwe

President Jacob Zuma. (Phill Magakoe, AFP)<p>Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma will no longer be travelling to Zimbabwe on Wednesday, in the wake of …

News (South Africa)

Back to Zim: Mnangagwa’s plan for white farmers revealed in new report

Mugabe is out and Mnangagwa is (almost) in. The celebrations are still ongoing but what does that mean for the future of Zimbabwe. The country’s …

Emmerson Mnangagwa

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

Analysis: Will South Africa's ANC learn from Mugabe's fall?

<b>The silence of South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC), especially in the hours immediately after the fall of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, was deafening.</b><p>It showed the enormous psychological influence the one-time revolutionary wielded over the party - and it was so stunned …

Africa

Tsotsi drops Myeni/Zuma meeting bombshell at Eskom Inquiry

Cape Town - Former Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi has dropped a bombshell at the Eskom Inquiry, saying that former South African Airways chair Dudu …

Business (South Africa)

Khehla John Sitole appointed new national police commissioner

Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has appointed General Khehla John Sitole as the new National Police Commissioner, the presidency announced on …

Johannesburg

South Africa: Zuma Conceded to U.S.$1.2 Million 'Bribe' of Former Prosecuting Boss, Court Hears

President Jacob Zuma (file photo).<p>The concession made by President Jacob Zuma's legal team over the "unlawful" golden handshake paid to former …

South Africa

Rand Traders Prepare for Best and Worst as Risks Stack Up

The rand’s roller-coaster ride isn’t over yet -- but traders appear uncertain about whether it’s heading up or down.<p>The South African unit, which has …

Business

Angola's new leader shakes up old order, visits South Africa

Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking …

Africa

OPINION: Mbalula and Malema hastened ANC slide

By: Yunus Momoniat<p>Fikile Mbalula and Julius Malema were accelerators of the decline of democracy within the ANC, and ultimately of the destruction of …

News (South Africa)

Zuma postpones trip to Zimbabwe

South African Politics

I took responsibility and changed, says Malema on SA's political problems

EFF national spokesperson Dr Mbuyiseni Ndlozi and leader Julius Malema have congratulated Zimbabwe for a “peaceful transition” following Robert …

South Africa

Zimbabwe's Mugabe Is Out, But the Policies That Destroyed Zimbabwe Are Still In

Zimbabwe's military did not force the 93-year-old dictator from office because of the human rights abuses and disastrous economic policies that …

Africa

‘No silver bullet’: SA parties react to Mugabe’s departure

President Jacob Zuma, meanwhile, has delayed his visited to Harare ‘until further notice’<p>22 November 2017 - 08:18 Nomahlubi Jordaan, Nico Gous and …

Business (South Africa)

Rating agencies – will they go easy on SA as Zim reforms, ANC introspects?

<i>CAPE TOWN — What would the rational decision for rating agencies be later this week when they re-assess South Africa’s credit status? Downgrade or</i> …

Economy

Key Ally to South Africa's ANC Seeks to Limit President's Powers

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is seeking to alter the balance of power in its alliance with the ruling African National Congress and …

South Africa

Sachs did not resign, he wanted a transfer - Gigaba

Cape Town – Former National Treasury official Michael Sachs, who resigned two weeks ago, did in fact not quit, but requested a transfer to the …

Business (South Africa)

Watch Live: Lynne Brown set for intense questions over state capture

Image Credits:<p>Yesterday, Brian Molefe stumbled his way through a tense line of questioning over state capture, and a ridiculous R30m golden …

South African Politics

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa addresses thousands on his return home, promising ‘unfolding and full democracy’

Zimbabwe’s incoming president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, made a debut appearance and address at his ruling Zanu-PF headquarters in Harare on Wednesday …

Africa

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)

Zimbabwe's new dawn; see Oscar Pistorius' 31st birthday message; and vote for Miss SA to win Miss Universe

Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa. (Felix Dlanganmandla)<p>Cape Town - Track all the developments in Zimbabwe, President Jacob Zuma appoints …

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 …

Cyril Ramaphosa

The Rand makes a comeback against all major pairs as Mugabe falls

The upcoming ratings agencies announcements are due on Friday by S&P and Moody’s.There is a possibility that both agencies could downgrade SA’s …

Economy

ANC veterans' statement says so much

It was interesting to see South Africa’s history – and, in particular, the struggle against apartheid – reflected in the ageing faces who gathered …

News (South Africa)

When will Emmerson Mnangagwa be sworn in as Zimbabwe's new President?

Image Credits: Twitter/ South African Presidency<p>On Wednesday evening it will be 24 hours since Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe officially …

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

PwC calls for financial transformation

PwC has called on the industry to transform or risk a more fragmented sector in the future because of the slow pace of change.

FinTech

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

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)

3 Must Read Stories: New N.Korea Sanctions, Mugabe Resigns, China Crackdown on Peer-to-Peer Lenders

The U.S. has imposed sanctions on 13 organizations, including three from China, accused of illicitly funding North Korea's nuclear and ballistic …

North Korea