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Zexit, Ramaphoria, then political landmines

The new President faces challenges from left and right as Julius Malema steals a march on the government over land reform

Weeks of good news for President Cyril Ramaphosa came to a grinding halt on 1 March when the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) outmanoeuvred him to win a parliamentary mot...


Not yet Team Ramaphosa

The new cabinet line-up shows signs of a fraught balancing of ANC factional interests

It may be Cyril Ramaphosa's first cabinet but it was not all of his making. That much was evident from the repeated delays in the announcement from the Union Buildings on the eveni...


After Tsvangirai

Leadership rivalries within the opposition could leave ZANU-PF with a clear run at this year's elections

The death of veteran opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, announced on 14 February, has prompted a massive show of grief and support for one of the doughtiest campaigners against t...


Auntie Pat's spat

The opposition Democratic Alliance, which runs the drought-stricken Western Cape, is embroiled in a battle to rid itself of Patricia de Lille, Mayor of Cape Town, the provincial ca...


A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts

After Zuma's messy fall, new President Ramaphosa has to revive the economy, social welfare and his party

When it came, the end for Jacob Zuma came quickly. A week before, he was brusquely rebuffing polite entreaties by senior African National Congress politicians to resign from the st...


Zuma goes down fighting

The ANC reaches crunch point in the Zexit talks as the State President goes to the wire trying to ease the terms for his departure

The African National Congress has decided to remove President Jacob Zuma from office after a tenure dogged by corruption, scandal and economic stagnation. The dramatic decision cam...


The goodbye gets longer

After weeks of messy negotiations, Jacob Zuma is due to quit this month but will be spending more time with his lawyers

The latest deadline for Jacob Zuma's exit from the Presidency is 21 February. On that day the budget is due to be read in parliament, according to Baleka Mbete, Speaker of Parliame...


Slow track for loans case

Public pressure remains as high as ever on the governing Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo) to see justice done over the $2 billion hidden loans scandal. However, party h...


Lease to appeal

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has begun to tackle the tough task of balancing his inauguration promise to compensate white farmers for expropriation of their properties with his sup...


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