South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 16 January

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 16 January
Never miss a beat when it comes to the latest news in South Africa – stay up to date with all major headlines on Thursday … DA and UDM look to bury the hatchet in Nelson Mandela Bay The Democratic …
South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 16 January

Government and Business Unity SA talk, but avoid the two-headed elephant in the room

Government and Business Unity SA talk, but avoid the two-headed elephant in the room
managed by political appointees (in most cases as part of the ruling alliance’s deployment of cadres policies), and it is a drain on the fiscus. For purely ideological reasons, they will resist …
Government and Business Unity SA talk, but avoid the two-headed elephant in the room

African leaders readying themselves for Davos 2020

African leaders readying themselves for Davos 2020
CAPE TOWN – Heads of government … The president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, and Macky Sall, president of Senegal, are amongst the …
African leaders readying themselves for Davos 2020

South Africa government issues 6-month deadline to give up illegal firearms

More than two thousand Illegally possessed firearms have been surrendered to the police across the country. The surrender of the weapons is a result of an …

South Africans have to stop holding out for a hero

South Africans have to stop holding out for a hero
or messiah in South Africa who will fix a party, or the government by extension. There are only elected public servants who fear the wrath of a powerful electorate. We need to be brave enough to …
South Africans have to stop holding out for a hero

DA to submit PAIA to force government to reveal amount of public money spent on chartered flight for Ramaphosa

DA to submit PAIA to force government to reveal amount of public money spent on chartered flight for Ramaphosa
In response to a question posed by the Democratic Alliance (DA) to the Minister of Defence … and reveals that national government does not want South Africans to know how much they spent on it.
DA to submit PAIA to force government to reveal amount of public money spent on chartered flight for Ramaphosa

South Sudan warring parties sign ceasefire deal

South Sudan warring parties sign ceasefire deal
The government inked the deal with the South Sudan Opposition Movement Alliance (SSOMA), a coalition of opposition groups that did not sign the 2018 peace agreement. The revitalised peace agreement …
South Sudan warring parties sign ceasefire deal

South Sudan and holdout rebels commit to truce this week

South Sudan and holdout rebels commit to truce this week
South Sudan’s government and opposition groups, who had snubbed an earlier peace deal, said they had agreed to a ceasefire from Wednesday after peace talks in Rome. Members of the South Sudan …
South Sudan and holdout rebels commit to truce this week

South Africa's Ramaphosa Welcomes Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Pretoria

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed Ali met in Pretoria, South Africa, Sunday, January 12, to discuss matters of …

Gov’t, holdout groups agree to resume peace talks in South Sudan

Gov’t, holdout groups agree to resume peace talks in South Sudan
January 13, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan government and an alliance of holdout armed groups Monday agreed … South Sudan United Front (SSUF) and the United Democratic Revolutionary Movement/Army …
Gov’t, holdout groups agree to resume peace talks in South Sudan

SA government may regret its neutral response to Iran crisis

SA government may regret its neutral response to Iran crisis
While acknowledging that President Ramaphosa did convey condolences and condemn the attack a week later, the South African government’s initial response was neutral … Despite numerous debates …
SA government may regret its neutral response to Iran crisis

Alarming drop in students writing maths and science in South Africa

Alarming drop in students writing maths and science in South Africa
The number of high school students electing to take subjects which are vital to the economy such as accounting, mathematics and physical sciences is on a steady decline, warns the Democratic Alliance.
Alarming drop in students writing maths and science in South Africa

South African president urged to respond to worsening drought

South African president urged to respond to worsening drought
President Cyril Ramaphosa must take drastic steps to cope with a worsening drought that has gripped large parts of the country, the opposition Democratic Alliance … in South Africa are affected …
South African president urged to respond to worsening drought

South Africa's ANC to mark 108th anniversary amid blackouts

South Africa's ANC to mark 108th anniversary amid blackouts
Johannesburg, South Africa – The power … party many black people in South Africa would ever cast their ballot for – for loyalty reasons and a lack of other options given the weak opposition with the …
South Africa's ANC to mark 108th anniversary amid blackouts

S. African president urged to respond to worsening drought

S. African president urged to respond to worsening drought
CAPE TOWN, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) — President Cyril Ramaphosa must take drastic steps to cope with a worsening drought that has gripped large parts of the country, the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) …
S. African president urged to respond to worsening drought

SACP talks tripartite alliance reconfiguration on ANC birthday

SACP talks tripartite alliance reconfiguration on ANC birthday
In a message sent late Wednesday afternoon, the communists said its alliance with the ANC dates back to the late 1920s following the adoption of the historic resolution on the South African question .
SACP talks tripartite alliance reconfiguration on ANC birthday

South Africa: Former opposition leader eyes new party

South Africa: Former opposition leader eyes new party
Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Mmusi Maimane, the former leader of the official opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), is planning to change South Africa’s political landscape in 2020 …
South Africa: Former opposition leader eyes new party

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 8 January

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 8 January
For all the latest news in South Africa – from sports to politics and everything … and ‘using load shedding as a means to blackmail consumers’. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for an …
South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 8 January

Deaths from Democratic Republic of the Congo measles outbreak top 6000

Deaths from Democratic Republic of the Congo measles outbreak top 6000
Kinshasa, 7 January 2020 – With the death toll from the world’s worst measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic … the Vaccine Alliance, Médecins du Monde, Médecins Sans Frontières, United Nations …
Deaths from Democratic Republic of the Congo measles outbreak top 6000

Big problems with planned law to ‘nationalise’ all sports and gyms in South Africa: DA

Big problems with planned law to ‘nationalise’ all sports and gyms in South Africa: DA
The Democratic Alliance says it has written to the minister of sports … According to experts and sports bodies speaking to Rapport, the move is nothing short of the nationalisation of sport in South …
Big problems with planned law to ‘nationalise’ all sports and gyms in South Africa: DA

Opposition parties could have done better in southern African elections

Opposition parties could have done better in southern African elections
In South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa campaigned for the ANC presidency on the basis of a “new deal”, quickly pivoting toward the promise of a “new dawn” shortly after he took over the reins of government …
Opposition parties could have done better in southern African elections

Sisulu calls for urgent government intervention in drought-hit EC

Sisulu calls for urgent government intervention in drought-hit EC
Minister Sisulu visited the province with her deputy David Mahlobo on Monday to assess the situation, which she said had deteriorated.
Sisulu calls for urgent government intervention in drought-hit EC

Red is the color of opposition in Africa

Red is the color of opposition in Africa
The color of blood and rage has been showing up more and more in African opposition circles. Overalls, T-shirts or red berets have been favored by politicians, activists, workers and students.
Red is the color of opposition in Africa

DA calls on national government to ensure that dodgy tenders and possible cover-ups in Limpopo municipality are properly probed

DA calls on national government to ensure that dodgy tenders and possible cover-ups in Limpopo municipality are properly probed
The Democratic Alliance (DA) calls for urgent action by provincial and national government to prevent what appears to be a cover-up of rigged tenders and unlawful payments in the Ba-Phalaborwa …
DA calls on national government to ensure that dodgy tenders and possible cover-ups in Limpopo municipality are properly probed

South Africa ended 2019 in darkness. Here’s why.

South Africa ended 2019 in darkness. Here’s why.
In truth, South Africa’s electricity supply has been volatile for more than a decade. Blackouts, euphemistically termed “load shedding,” have occurred because Eskom is in perpetual crisis. In 2019, it …
South Africa ended 2019 in darkness. Here’s why.

Government spend groupings show defence is low priority

Government spend groupings show defence is low priority
Defence and spending on it is a poor relation when it comes to government budget planning and execution in South Africa. Just how far down the priority list it … A tacit admission of the lack of …
Government spend groupings show defence is low priority

South Africans called to work together in creating a better country: NFP

South Africans called to work together in creating a better country: NFP
Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen has vowed to deepen his party’s vision of One South Africa for All. He was speaking during his New Year’s … they are optimistic that the future will bring …
South Africans called to work together in creating a better country: NFP

Miko Rwayitare – the man who built Africa's first-ever mobile telecommunications network and company

Miko Rwayitare – the man who built Africa's first-ever mobile telecommunications network and company
He would later move with his family to South Africa during 1995, soon after the country gained independence and a new democratic government was elected. In South Africa, he would go onto open a new …
Miko Rwayitare – the man who built Africa's first-ever mobile telecommunications network and company

President Ramaphosa’s 2020 New Year message to South Africa

President Ramaphosa’s 2020 New Year message to South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans to turn adversity into opportunity in his 2020 New Year message. “As the 25th year of our democracy draws to a close … The president said that …
President Ramaphosa’s 2020 New Year message to South Africa

South doesn't need 'subsidies', Renzi

South doesn't need 'subsidies', Renzi
The prime minister’s office has said that changing the two measures passed during the first government of Premier Giuseppe Conte is not on the agenda. However, the 5-Star Movement’s (M5S) two ruling …
South doesn't need 'subsidies', Renzi

Miko Rwayitare – the man who built Africa's first-ever mobile network

Miko Rwayitare – the man who built Africa's first-ever mobile network
He would later move with his family to South Africa during 1995, soon after the country gained independence and a new democratic government was elected. In South Africa, he would go onto open a new …
Miko Rwayitare – the man who built Africa's first-ever mobile network

Africa's young leaders face a testing 2020

Africa's young leaders face a testing 2020
Politicians in their 30s and 40s face huge hurdles in sweeping away decades-old regimes …
Africa's young leaders face a testing 2020

Democratic compromise difficult in Zimbabwe’s new dialogue

Democratic compromise difficult in Zimbabwe’s new dialogue
Former South African President … the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC-A) was clear that it wants inter-party democratic dialogue to deal with transitional justice and national healing, …
Democratic compromise difficult in Zimbabwe’s new dialogue

Democratic compromise difficult in Zim’s new dialogue

Democratic compromise difficult in Zim’s new dialogue
South Africa’s former … the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC-A) was clear that it wants inter-party democratic dialogue to deal with transitional justice and national healing, political …
Democratic compromise difficult in Zim’s new dialogue

The folly of the ANC government | South Africa

One of my subscribers gives his perspective on where South Africa is going wrong.

South Africa launches free universal HIV treatment program

Starting last Thursday, South Africa’s government is now providing free antiretroviral treatment for all people living with HIV. Previously, the free drugs were only …

Ramaphosa South African government legalize witchcraft

Ramaphosa – South African government legalize witchcraft Good news, the nation got even cooler this week following the updates about the criminal code to …

South African immigrants: Stealing jobs or scapegoats?

A wave of resentment is sweeping through South Africa aimed at foreign nationals. The unrest began in Durban earlier this month, spreading to at least nine …

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South Africans with matric and bachelor’s degrees: 1994 vs 2019

South Africans with matric and bachelor’s degrees: 1994 vs 2019
Government has recently published a ‘review’ of South Africa’s first 25 years of democracy, focusing on some of the successes and failures of the ANC government post-1994. A key focus of the review is …
South Africans with matric and bachelor’s degrees: 1994 vs 2019

South Africa’s political sphere, 10 years later

South Africa’s political sphere, 10 years later
The end of this year also marks the end of a decade and it has been a busy one for South African politics. A number of political parties were formed … De Lille recently parted ways with the …
South Africa’s political sphere, 10 years later

OPINION: Why Democratic Compromise Will Be Difficult in Zimbabwe’s New Dialogue

OPINION: Why Democratic Compromise Will Be Difficult in Zimbabwe’s New Dialogue
Thabo Mbeki, the former President of South Africa, was recently in Zimbabwe to explore … During the exploratory phase, the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance (MDC A) was clear that it wants …
OPINION: Why Democratic Compromise Will Be Difficult in Zimbabwe’s New Dialogue

Zweli Mkhize: Meet South Africa’s tardiest cabinet minister of 2019

Zweli Mkhize: Meet South Africa’s tardiest cabinet minister of 2019
There seems to be general consensus that South Africa is not specifically blessed insofar as the standard of its members … And fully 70% of the formal oversight questions in Parliament in 2019, the …
Zweli Mkhize: Meet South Africa’s tardiest cabinet minister of 2019

Making sense of South Africa’s new copyright bill

Making sense of South Africa’s new copyright bill
The Office of the US Trade Representative has announced a review of South Africa’s eligibility for Generalised System of Preferences benefits. The office took the step after it was petitioned by the …
Making sense of South Africa’s new copyright bill

The market is not a panacea for all South Africa's ills

The market is not a panacea for all South Africa's ills
This has been a difficult year for South Africa. While we celebrated our 25th year of democracy and sixth democratic elections … but that leading South Africans such as Makhanya think that it is …
The market is not a panacea for all South Africa's ills

South Africa government criticised on domestic abuse record

This month is women’s month in South Africa. And one of the major issues for women there, is domestic violence. It is global problem but as Rosie Garthwaite …

Christmas Messages from South Africa’s Leaders

Christmas Messages from South Africa’s Leaders
“On behalf of the President and Government, we would like to wish you and your families Merry Christmas and a joyous Festive Season.” A blessed Christmas to all by John Steenhuisen MP – Leader of the …
Christmas Messages from South Africa’s Leaders

A country as unequal as South Africa will struggle to sustain democracy

A country as unequal as South Africa will struggle to sustain democracy
Recently, Prof Adam Habib put his finger on the disturbing rise of populist anti-democratic politics that eschew non-racialism, accountability and transparency, three central features of the …
A country as unequal as South Africa will struggle to sustain democracy

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Watch Sky News live. Today’s top stories: ‘Catastrophic’ Australian bushfires are set to worsen, the Duke of Edinburgh has been taken to hospital as a …

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Of South Africa government Cyril Ramaphosa.

South African Government proposed crypto capital control UPDATE!

South African regulators on track and making positive decisions not only for the crypto industry but for the South African economy as a whole. For now we seem …

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 19 December

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 19 December
As the Democratic Alliance (DA) fights to regain control of Tshwane … heavy downpours and strong winds. Worryingly for motorists and government agencies intent on curbing carnage on South Africa’s …
South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Thursday 19 December

Mashaba says he's ready to return as Joburg mayor if South Africans want him to

Mashaba says he's ready to return as Joburg mayor if South Africans want him to
Mashaba resigned from the Democratic Alliance (DA) in October … we want the people of the world to come to South Africa but we want immigration that is controlled as per our Constitution.
Mashaba says he's ready to return as Joburg mayor if South Africans want him to

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 18 December

South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 18 December
Never miss a beat when it comes to the latest news in South Africa – be sure to check out all major headlines on Wednesday … President Cyril Ramaphosa’s decision to “pardon” 14 000 prisoners has …
South Africa: Today’s latest news and headlines, Wednesday 18 December

South African Communist Party looks at rebuilding alliance with ANC

South African Communist Party looks at rebuilding alliance with ANC
The South … of the Alliance to compete in elections, especially if the Alliance has yet to be repaired. “National Democratic Revolution,” according to the SACP, has historically referred to “the …
South African Communist Party looks at rebuilding alliance with ANC

How to navigate imploding political coalitions in South Africa

How to navigate imploding political coalitions in South Africa
Not that long ago South African commentators sympathetic to the country’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), were celebrating coalitions as the wave … All three mayors have been …
How to navigate imploding political coalitions in South Africa

EFF wants borderless Africa, with “one federal government, one federal army”

EFF wants borderless Africa, with “one federal government, one federal army”
The EFF’s resolutions on African unity spells out the party’s vision. It’s idealistic, but silent on some big issues, such as silencing the guns, which President Cyril Ramaphosa will be seized with …
EFF wants borderless Africa, with “one federal government, one federal army”

Mutual hatred is a big reason for the failure of coalitions in South Africa

Mutual hatred is a big reason for the failure of coalitions in South Africa
Not that long ago South African commentators sympathetic to the country’s main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), were celebrating coalitions as the wave … All three mayors have been …
Mutual hatred is a big reason for the failure of coalitions in South Africa

How South Africa’s white liberals dodge honest debates about race

How South Africa’s white liberals dodge honest debates about race
The ideological position of the Democratic Alliance, South Africa’s main opposition party … This was underpinned by a racist eugenics vision of creating a racist white utopia in southern Africa, …
How South Africa’s white liberals dodge honest debates about race

MOFFIE – Official South African Trailer

The year is 1981 and South Africa’s white minority government is embroiled in a conflict on the southern Angolan border. Like all white boys over the age of 16, …

Five years of thirst: S.Africa’s Eastern Cape battles brutal drought

Five years of thirst: S.Africa’s Eastern Cape battles brutal drought
told AFP that water trucks supplied by the government had broken down. South Africa’s main opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has accused the ruling party of acting too late.
Five years of thirst: S.Africa’s Eastern Cape battles brutal drought

Government has every intention of saving Saldanha steel jobs, says Patel

Government has every intention of saving Saldanha steel jobs, says Patel
Minister of Trade and Industry Ebrahim Patel has told Parliament in a written reply that while Arcelor Mittal South Africa is still planning on closing its Saldanha … it was feared that 900 people …
Government has every intention of saving Saldanha steel jobs, says Patel

South African gov’t urged to address root causes of insecure energy supply

South African gov’t urged to address root causes of insecure energy supply
The opposition Democratic … government’s onerous restrictions, according to Steenhuisen. Eskom must be immediately be split into two entities, one for generation and the other supply, the DA leader …
South African gov’t urged to address root causes of insecure energy supply

South Africa’s Millionaire Ministers Continue 5-Star Lifestyle, Taking SA People for Fools, Says DA

South Africa’s Millionaire Ministers Continue 5-Star Lifestyle, Taking SA People for Fools, Says DA
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it is “disgusted” after carefully studying South Africa’s revised ministerial handbook… which in effect … Retired Ministers continue to receive 48 business class …
South Africa’s Millionaire Ministers Continue 5-Star Lifestyle, Taking SA People for Fools, Says DA

S. African gov't urged to address root causes of insecure energy supply

S. African gov't urged to address root causes of insecure energy supply
CAPE TOWN, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) — The South African government must address the root causes of insecure energy supply by breaking the monopoly of state-run electricity utility Eskom, the opposition …
S. African gov't urged to address root causes of insecure energy supply

Millionaire Ministers take the people of South Africa for fools

Millionaire Ministers take the people of South Africa for fools
After carefully studying the revised ministerial handbook, the Democratic Alliance (DA) is disgusted that the much-hyped new version … In short: the luxury 5-star lifestyles of the ANC’s rich and …
Millionaire Ministers take the people of South Africa for fools

Business class flights and 5-star hotels – the lifestyles of South Africa’s millionaire ministers

Business class flights and 5-star hotels – the lifestyles of South Africa’s millionaire ministers
After carefully studying the revised ministerial handbook, the Democratic Alliance (DA … cutting some of the major perks offered to government ministers. These perks are over and above the salaries …
Business class flights and 5-star hotels – the lifestyles of South Africa’s millionaire ministers

Six steps National Government could immediately pursue to tackle SA’s energy crisis

Six steps National Government could immediately pursue to tackle SA’s energy crisis
Despite burdensome restrictions by National Government, DA-led governments are innovating in the following ways: South Africa is fast running out of time to reform our energy sector, and in turn …
Six steps National Government could immediately pursue to tackle SA’s energy crisis

South African government ensures energy supply despite worsening electricity crisis

South African government ensures energy supply despite worsening electricity crisis
The South African government on Wednesday ensured energy supply as rolling power blackouts … Before Monday, load shedding had been implemented up to stage four. The opposition Democratic Alliance …
South African government ensures energy supply despite worsening electricity crisis

South African Airways | Carte Blanche | M-Net

With bailout after bailout over the years, South African Airways has barely kept afloat. But as government rules out further intervention “because of severe fiscal …

Government’s plans to resolve electricity crisis too little too late: DA

Government’s plans to resolve electricity crisis too little too late: DA
The Democratic Alliance (DA) says Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe’s statement about government’s planned interventions to resolve the electricity crisis is too little to late. The …
Government’s plans to resolve electricity crisis too little too late: DA

South Africa isn’t very good at local government coalitions

South Africa isn’t very good at local government coalitions
South Africa will hold another round of local government elections in 2021. Political mistrust in the country is high. Last time round the country’s two biggest parties, the African National Congress …
South Africa isn’t very good at local government coalitions

What's needed to fix collapsing coalitions in South Africa's cities

What's needed to fix collapsing coalitions in South Africa's cities
The drama isn’t over in South Africa’s administrative capital. The Democratic Alliance has obtained a court order that suspends Mokgalapa’s removal. And the African National Congress-led Gauteng …
What's needed to fix collapsing coalitions in South Africa's cities

Gordhan, Mantashe out of touch with South Africa's frustration over Eskom – Cosatu

Gordhan, Mantashe out of touch with South Africa's frustration over Eskom – Cosatu
Gwede Mantashe and Pravin Gordhan have demonstrated they do not understand the degree of frustration faced by South … The government in our view must wake up in dealing with this issue,” …
Gordhan, Mantashe out of touch with South Africa's frustration over Eskom – Cosatu

"THESE ARE SOUTH AFRICANS " 1950s SOUTH AFRICA GOVERNMENT INFORMATION OFFICE FILM 85994

These Are South Africans is a 1950s propaganda film from the South African Government Information Office that paints an idyllic picture of South Africa by …

South African Government proposed crypto capital control…

Does the South African government plan to stifle the crypto industry with restrictive laws that stop the inflow of massive international investment by attempting to …

Local council turmoil shows South Africa isn’t very good at coalitions

Local council turmoil shows South Africa isn’t very good at coalitions
From 2016, still the Democratic Alliance doesn’t appreciate … at the cost of sharing and building. South Africa will hold another round of local government elections in 2021.
Local council turmoil shows South Africa isn’t very good at coalitions

What’s needed to fix collapsing coalitions in South Africa’s cities

What’s needed to fix collapsing coalitions in South Africa’s cities
The drama isn’t over in South Africa’s administrative capital. The Democratic Alliance has obtained a court order that suspends Mokgalapa’s removal. And the African National Congress-led Gauteng …
What’s needed to fix collapsing coalitions in South Africa’s cities

Floods and power cuts hit South Africa

Floods and power cuts hit South Africa
Meanwhile, South Africa’s main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has criticised President Cyril Ramaphosa for flying to … Earlier, Mr Ramaphosa acknowledged that years of corruption and …
Floods and power cuts hit South Africa

ANC Gauteng commends provincial government’s intervention in Tshwane, Joburg

ANC Gauteng commends provincial government’s intervention in Tshwane, Joburg
The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng on Monday commended the provincial government for taking decisive steps to urgently intervene … beginning with the recalling of Solly Msimanga as …
ANC Gauteng commends provincial government’s intervention in Tshwane, Joburg

The battle for the heart of South Africa’s cities is only just beginning

The battle for the heart of South Africa’s cities is only just beginning
It is important to note that the Democratic Alliance (DA) was never in a formal coalition with the Economic Freedom … As such, the DA governed these two metropoles as a minority government. It had …
The battle for the heart of South Africa’s cities is only just beginning

SACP’s congress to make determination on alliance

SACP’s congress to make determination on alliance
The forthcoming South African Communist … within the context of the alliance insisting they are now pinning their hopes in the reconfiguration process. However, Political Analyst Dr Ralph Mathekga …
SACP’s congress to make determination on alliance

South African government urged to be quick to address worsening power crisis

South African government urged to be quick to address worsening power crisis
The South African government must take immediate steps to address the worsening power crisis, the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has said. The DA made the appeal after electricity utility Eskom …
South African government urged to be quick to address worsening power crisis

Democratic Alliance party loses control of key S African councils

Democratic Alliance party loses control of key S African councils
South Africa’s Democratic Alliance party has been plunged into its second major … the three metropolitan areas it took over via coalitions following the 2016 local government elections. Last year, …
Democratic Alliance party loses control of key S African councils

DA calls on government to stick to its guns on SAA business rescue, even if it means going against the unions.

DA calls on government to stick to its guns on SAA business rescue, even if it means going against the unions.
The Democratic Alliance (DA … was only effected at the eleventh hour. We hope that ANC government will take a stand against its alliance partner and stick to making tough decisions that are in the …
DA calls on government to stick to its guns on SAA business rescue, even if it means going against the unions.

South African Airways to restructure under ‘business rescue’

South African Airways to restructure under ‘business rescue’
The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA)’s shadow minister for public enterprises, Ghaleb Cachalia, approved the plan, saying: “we hope that ANC government will take a stand … in the best interest of …
South African Airways to restructure under ‘business rescue’

South African Airways to restructure under 'business rescue'

South African Airways to restructure under 'business rescue'
The opposition Democratic Alliance (DA)’s shadow minister for public enterprises, Ghaleb Cachalia, approved the plan, saying: “we hope that ANC government will take a stand … in the best interest of …
South African Airways to restructure under 'business rescue'

Herman Mashaba launches platform to 'build a South Africa we can all be proud of'

Herman Mashaba launches platform to 'build a South Africa we can all be proud of'
Former Johannesburg mayor and Democratic Alliance (DA) member Herman Mashaba has announced the launch of a new platform “to engage South Africans from all walks of life about how we can build a South …
Herman Mashaba launches platform to 'build a South Africa we can all be proud of'

South Africa moves step closer to land expropriation without payments

South Africa moves step closer to land expropriation without payments
CAPE TOWN, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Proposed changes to South Africa’s constitution to allow land to be expropriated without payment … At least three opposition parties, including the largest, the …
South Africa moves step closer to land expropriation without payments

China’s ‘palate democracy’ may not be to Africa’s taste

China’s ‘palate democracy’ may not be to Africa’s taste
China’s government likes to describe its economic system as ‘socialism with Chinese characteristics’. Which sounds a bit like a euphemism for ‘state capitalism’. One doesn’t hear Chinese officials …
China’s ‘palate democracy’ may not be to Africa’s taste

South Africa’s ruling ANC wins Johannesburg back

South Africa’s ruling ANC wins Johannesburg back
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress … lost a number of metros including Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria in local government elections three years ago. The mayoral position became …
South Africa’s ruling ANC wins Johannesburg back

A critical look at 25 years of democracy

A critical look at 25 years of democracy
Pretoria – As 25 years of democracy in South Africa draw to a close, the government has released a review of achievements and shortcomings in fulfilling its mandate for social and economic …
A critical look at 25 years of democracy

South Africa´s ruling ANC wins Johannesburg back

South Africa´s ruling ANC wins Johannesburg back
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 5 — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress … including Johannesburg and the capital Pretoria in local government elections three years ago. The mayoral position became …
South Africa´s ruling ANC wins Johannesburg back

South African government puts flag carrier SAA into rescue plan to avoid liquidation

South African government puts flag carrier SAA into rescue plan to avoid liquidation
A voluntary but urgent move into a business rescue plan “is the only viable route open to the government to avoid an uncontrolled implosion of the national airline,” Mr. Lubisi said in the statement.
South African government puts flag carrier SAA into rescue plan to avoid liquidation

South African Airways to Enter Into Bankruptcy Protection

South African Airways to Enter Into Bankruptcy Protection
The ANC is South Africa’s ruling African National Congress. The main opposition Democratic Alliance welcomed the government’s decision to voluntarily place the carrier into business rescue, saying was …
South African Airways to Enter Into Bankruptcy Protection

Government to place ailing SAA under business rescue

Government to place ailing SAA under business rescue
“This is the only viable route open to the government to avoid an uncontrolled implosion … Pravin Gordhan is set to announce tonight that the South African Airways (SAA) board has resolved to place …
Government to place ailing SAA under business rescue