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Ramaphosa to establish ICT commission

President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his maiden state-of-the-nation address, said government will soon establish a “digital industrial revolution commission” to ensure South Africa “is in a position to seize the opportunities and

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Rand jumps to strongest level in years

Traders couldn’t be happier to see the end of President Jacob Zuma’s nine years in power. The 75-year-old leader had driven Wall Street to wit’s end in recent years amid ratings downgrades, declining growth and a string of scandals

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Hawks swoop on the Gupta compound

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

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Zuma’s fate set to be sealed today

President Jacob Zuma’s fate is set to be sealed when the top leadership of the ANC meets to conclude the transition to a new administration. The national executive committee will assemble on Monday in Pretoria as Zuma

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Defiant Zuma dares ANC to fire him

President Jacob Zuma is in a head-to-head struggle with the top leaders of his own party after he defied their call to step down. Zuma, 75, refused to resign following an appeal by Cyril Ramaphosa, who replaced him as

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Eskom promises clean sweep after profit tumbles 34%

The new leaders of Eskom vowed on Tuesday to resolve governance problems as they outlined “significant” financial difficulties at the at the state-owned power utility. Lenders who had stopped taking Eskom’s calls because of

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SA can’t afford nuclear power: Ramaphosa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is next in line to lead the country, said the government currently can’t afford to build new nuclear power reactors. “We have to look at where the economy is – we have excess power and

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