President Cyril Ramaphosa stamped his authority over the government with last week’s cabinet revamp and sweeping changes to securities agencies, boosting his sway over economic policy.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa is finally making good on a longstanding pledge to enact policy reforms, signalling the tide may be turning for the coronavirus-battered economy.
The SABC has concluded a lengthy retrenchment programme and will officially have shed 621 jobs, or at least 21% of its workforce, by the end of this month as it moves to avoid the need for further bailouts.
President Cyril Ramaphosa approved a small salary increment for councillors at communications regulator Icasa. The new remuneration levels are retrospective with effect from 1 April 2019.
Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has relented in her fight with parliament over Icasa and has appointed a sixth councillor, Kgosie Matthews, to the communications regulator.
Vodacom has rejected allegations published in a report on Thursday that it “gifted lucrative partnership deals” to companies linked to former Free State premier Ace Magashule in return for major government contracts.
The ANC has approved a range of proposals to revive economic growth, but stopped short of endorsing finance minister Tito Mboweni’s controversial plan to sell some state assets.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is hamstrung by politics and the economy is suffering the consequences.
The SABC has slammed remarks by ANC secretary general Ace Magashule on Friday evening that the ruling party would not “allow” retrenchments at the public broadcaster.
The noose tightened on South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday as the police went after key allies while leaders of the ANC vowed to force him from office. Police raided the Johannesburg home of the Gupta family