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SA proposes national minimum wage

The country’s proposed national minimum wage amounts to R20/hour and brings South Africa a step closer to tackling poverty, inequality and unemployment, deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said to reporters in Johannesburg on Sunday. “It is by no

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Zuma, ANC running rapidly out of road

President Jacob Zuma is running out of options fast. A number of legal missiles are hurtling towards him, in what may have been one of his worst weeks since taking office in 2009. At the same

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SA business leaders rally behind Gordhan

A group of senior South African business leaders publicly expressed support for finance minister Pravin Gordhan as he faces fraud charges. “South Africa’s democratic transformation cannot afford to have a man of Gordhan’s

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Zuma denies war with Gordhan

President Jacob Zuma downplayed tensions between his office and the national treasury, saying perceptions they were at war are unfounded. “There is no war between the presidency and the treasury

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State capture spells big trouble for SA

South Africa has caught the world’s attention with an epic battle between two powerful factions within the governing ANC, which has spilt into government. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has aptly described this as a government that wages

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ANC risks tearing itself apart

Splits in South Africa’s ruling party over a police investigation of the finance minister are marking the battle lines for control of the ANC after President Jacob Zuma steps down as its leader next year. The tension within the party

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Zuma ‘acting like a kamikaze pilot’

Reeling from his ruling party’s worst-ever election performance and a public backlash over a police investigations into his finance minister, President Jacob Zuma’s room to manoeuvre appears to be shrinking. Anxiety over whether

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ANC loses stranglehold on SA politics

The ANC lost its stranglehold on South African politics as voter discontent over the struggling economy, a scarcity of jobs and scandals surrounding President Jacob Zuma cost it control of key cities and buoyed the

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Cyril for president – Clem Sunter

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa would make a good candidate for next president of South Africa, according to scenario planner Clem Sunter. “I have always been a fan of Cyril and would love him to be president. In dealings with

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