President Cyril Ramaphosa testified on Wednesday that he chose to “remain but resist” rather than resign as deputy president when allegations of widespread corruption surfaced under his predecessor.
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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.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced 10 changes to his cabinet, including the appointment of close political ally Enoch Godongwana as his new finance minister.
There are widespread doubts that renewable energy projects can happen fast enough to replace coal. So a controversial fossil fuel remains part of the planned energy mix: natural gas.
South African banks said on Thursday that replacing 1 400 ATMs vandalised and looted during recent violent unrest could take about two months. As much as R20-million could have been taken.
A week of deadly riots could cost South Africa about R50-billion in lost output, while 150 000 jobs have been placed at risk, the presidency said.
Deadly protests in South Africa are stretching the nation’s social fabric to breaking point, scarring an already weakened economy and exposing fault lines within the party that’s held power for more than a quarter of a century.
Dear @jack, as you may be aware by now, South Africa is burning. What you might not know is that your platform is being abused by political antagonists to flame the violence. By Duncan McLeod.
The mayhem of the last few days is a reminder of the danger that South Africa continues to live with, as well as an indication of the disfigurement of its law enforcement institutions.
Crowds looted shops and offices in South Africa on Wednesday, defying government calls to end a week of violence that has killed more than 70 people and wrecked hundreds of businesses.