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South Africa

Population: 56.72 mn.
GDP: $395.42 bn.
Debt: $176.33 bn.

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The real post-election fight

Although the ANC is set to win over 50% in the election, that won’t settle the factional rivalries over economic interests and policies

The African National Congress is in far worse shape than it should be as it heads for victory in the 8 May elections. President Cyril Ramaphosa is still struggling to overcome the ...


ANC’s not-so-clean slates

The ruling party’s candidate list for May’s elections is full of Zuma loyalists, which could damage the President’s image and cost votes

President Cyril Ramaphosa's anti-corruption campaign is being undermined by key leaders of the ruling African National Congress loyal to former President Jacob Zuma. They have enab...


Ramaphosa’s high-wire act

The President has assembled an impressive trio to drive his economic reform plans, while he seeks to handle the politics

A year after becoming President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa has gone a long way to transforming the political landscape and curbing corruption, but his toughest task lies ahea...


Anglo at a turning point

The mining behemoth’s fortunes are improving just as Vedanta makes clear its takeover ambitions

As mining investors and managers gathered for the annual Mining Indaba in Cape Town on 4 February the talk was of little else but the rumour that Anglo American might finally depar...


The fight for the ANC’s soul

Ramaphosa must appeal to the left to win a mandate for liberal economic reforms. It’s not the only paradox here

The African National Congress's strategists do not doubt the ruling party will emerge from the May national and provincial parliamentary elections by far the largest party, but the...


Win first, then work

Ramaphosa is almost certain of victory in May, but then his challenges really begin

South Africa is facing an even tougher year economically in 2019. The disastrous legacy of former President Jacob Zuma may seem distant but its echoes will continue to sound and cl...

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Fund in the firing line

The national investment fund is the latest state body to find itself facing investigations over Zuma-era corruption and state capture

South Africa's Public Investment Corporation, Africa's largest money manager with assets of more than 1.8 trillion rand (US$132 billion), could prove to be at the heart of a matrix...


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