‘ANC not concerned by EFF popularity during land hearings’
The governing party says it decided to support changing the Constitution after seeing massive public support for it during Parliament’s public hearings across the country.
'We are trying to return land to those who were dispossessed'
The ANC held a two-day lekgotla where it decided that it would move to have the Constitution amended to allow for expropriation of land without compensation.
Latest unemployment figures worrying, admits Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa says ANC lekgotla has called on the government to develop and implement a stimulus package to ignite growth and job creation.
Ramaphosa: Citizens want Constitution to be more explicit on land redistribution
Speaking via a televised address late last night, President Ramaphosa said the ANC’s lekgotla agreed to implement its conference resolution to expropriate land without compensation.
ANC lekgotla to focus on high cost of living, says Magashule
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule says the ANC has acknowledged the need to improve the economy as South Africans deal with the rising cost of living.
Ramaphosa optimistic about 'historic' Zim elections
Zimbabweans took to the polls to cast their ballots in an election, which for the first time in over 30 years, does not include former President Robert Mugabe.
Inquiry: Zondo to request Ramaphosa to intervene in getting security clearances
The delay in the start of the inquiry has been attributed to investigators not receiving the top-secret clearance they need from the State Security Agency.
State capture hearings to begin on 20 August
Justice Raymond Zondo is briefing the media on Friday on the state capture inquiry.
Putin reminds Ramaphosa of nuclear deal
Former President Jacob Zuma and Vladimir Putin enjoyed close relations and it was under his watch that South Africa entered into a nuclear deal with Russia.
Ramaphosa: Technological advances can bring new ways of service delivery
President Cyril Ramaphosa initiated the remarks, he says the economic development of all BRICS countries have been affected by technological advancements.
BRICS leaders in closed session as formal talks begin
The five heads of state from the BRICS nations smiled and held hands as they posed for a group photo before formal talks began.
BRICS leaders brace for protests
The break the BRICS coalition plans to march to the convention centre to submit a memorandum to representatives as part of its campaign against what it calls the capitalistic nature of BRICS.
China’s Xi: Protectionism dealing severe blow to global trade
Without mentioning China’s trade enemy, the United States, Xi Jinping has called on BRICS countries to resist the increasing push for protectionism.
Davies: SA becoming collateral damage in US trade war
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says this is why the SA government needs to strengthen its trade ties with the rest of the African continent.
Ramaphosa to deliver opening address at Brics summit
The summit, held in Sandton this year, will also hear remarks by China's Xi Jinping, Russia's Vladimir Putin, India's Narendra Modi, and Brazil's Michel Temer.
Eskom secures R33.4bn loan from China’s Development Bank
The loan agreement was signed on Tuesday after high-level talks led by President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
China to invest $14.7bn in SA, says Ramaphosa
President Cyril Ramaphosa says China’s Xi Jinping has committed to invest $14.7 billion in South Africa.
[ANALYSIS] Makhura’s Gauteng victory, another beginning, another election battle
Qaanitah Hunter says David Makhura’s main challenge going into the 2019 election campaign is to continue in his bid to root out corruption in the province.