President Cyril Ramaphosa has won praise for his response to the coronavirus outbreak. Now, he’s risking a public backlash after members of his cabinet reversed some of his measures and made racially charged statements.
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Government has spent months mostly talking about how to save the debt-stricken state power utility Eskom, spur economic growth and get its shaky finances back on track. Financial realities may force an end to the dithering.
The supreme court of appeal opened the way for the reinstatement of bribery and corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma by upholding a lower court’s ruling that a decision by prosecutors to drop them
The high court has overturned the election of ANC leaders allied to President Jacob Zuma in KwaZulu-Natal province, a decision that could sway the outcome of the race to become leader of the party and the nation. The decisions
Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign to become South Africa’s next president has gone into overdrive. After months of playing coy about his aspirations to become the next leader of the ANC, the deputy president has started
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has taken the gloves off in the contest to become South Africa’s next leader, delivering a scathing speech criticising “the rot” and widespread patronage plaguing the ANC. Ramaphosa stopped short
President Jacob Zuma is considering appointing his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to his cabinet when she steps down as chairwoman of the African Union Commission, easing her path to succeeding him as national leader
President Jacob Zuma has warded off calls to resign over the scandals that have marred his administration and spread dissent in the ruling party largely thanks to a bloc of politicians known as the “premier league” that has his back. With urban voters deserting
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