Municipal polls likely to yield more coalition govts than in 2016, say analysts
Coalition governments are a fact of life in South Africa, thanks to its proportional system of representation, while the impact of low voter turnout on the once-mighty African National Congress (ANC) makes hung councils more, not less, inevitable in municipalities across the country.
More than 500,000 citizens benefited from phase 1 of PES - Gungubele
Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele said that more than 550,000 jobs and livelihoods were supported during phase one of the Presidential Employment Stimulus, against an overall target of 694,120 opportunities.
As Chief Justice Mogoeng bows out, questions raised over absence since May
Chief Justice Mogoeng leaves his post amid almost as much controversy as he entered it, with eyebrows raised over his absence from the judicial centre stage since he went on leave in May, leaving his deputy, Raymond Zondo, acting while also bogged down with the state capture inquiry.
Mogoeng ends his tenure as one of ConCourt's longest-serving Chief Justices
Appointed in 2011, Mogoeng was one of the longest-serving heads of the Constitutional Court.
Kganyago: Trade-offs essential to avoid debt that will burden future generations
He said politicians need to realise there was no such thing as a free lunch.
SA firms won't invest cash as long as there's heightened uncertainty - Kganyago
South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago told a webinar hosted by the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) on Wednesday night that there was uncertainty about policy and also the way forward with regards to COVID-19.
Kganyago: Politicians must understand there's no such thing as a free lunch
South African Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, said that future generations of South Africans should not be saddled with massive debt run up by politicians looking for short-term gains.
Communications Minister Ntshavheni sets deadline for analogue TV switch-off
The long-delayed process of migrating from analogue to digital television led to South Africa missing an internationally imposed deadline of June 2015. Ntshavhnei said that Cabinet had approved a revised plan to complete the task, which would free up much-needed spectrum.
SADC won't tolerate terrorism: Ramaphosa
Cyril Ramaphosa was delivering the opening address at the extraordinary summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) organ on politics, defence and security cooperation in Pretoria on Tuesday afternoon
Zondo commission granted fifth extension
The commission will now have until 31 December to hand over its final report.
Basic salaries increased by 1.1% in Q2 - Stats SA
Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke released the results of the latest employment statistics survey for June 2021 on Tuesday.
Political parties continue making promises to get your vote
Some of the more outlandish manifesto proposals from opposition political parties like the Patriotic Alliance include demolishing the Cape Town Stadium to make way for low-cost housing.
Give ANC another chance to fight corruption, Ramaphosa urges voters
Launching his party’s local government elections manifesto in Tshwane last night, Cyril Ramaphosa admitted the ANC had made mistakes and promised it would do better.
South Africans want ANC to correct its mistakes and serve all people - Ramaphosa
Cyril Ramaphosa was speaking at the launch of the ANC’s local government elections manifesto at Pretoria’s Church Square on Monday, where former presidents, Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe, were also in attendance.
ANC to launch election manifesto after intense opposition campaigns
Monday will see the biggest party, the African National Congress (ANC), reveal its pledges and promises under lockdown conditions, with only 500 expected to attend the manifesto launch in Tshwane’s Church Square at 5 pm.
Mapisa-Nqakula welcomes Hlophe move to abandon bid to block impeachment process
The National Assembly is only due to look at the matter in November after it resumes business.
Gauteng High Court judge to hear Hlophe's bid to set aside misconduct findings
This despite a letter from Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe’s attorney saying that no judges in the division were 'impartial enough' to hear the matter.
Hlophe drops application to block impeachment proceedings, suspension
Counsel for Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe agreed to abandoning the urgent application when the matter came before Gauteng Deputy Judge President Roland Sutherland on Wednesday morning.