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South Africa

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

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Leaning to the left

The government’s zeal for wide-ranging reforms is flagging against a pushback by his enemies within and outside the ANC

Battered by an economy in recession and a ruling party riven by corruption, President Cyril Ramaphosa's ability to drive radical economic and political reforms is coming increasing...


Meltdown in the party

A secret internal report exposes the in-fighting, ghost members and battles for state spoils that are wrecking the ANC

By a quirk of history, it fell to Ace Magashule, Secretary General of the African National Congress and leading beneficiary of Jacob Zuma's leadership, to deliver the most damning ...


The party and the pendulum

Political fortunes are swinging back and forth but the President's foes in the ANC are preparing for a survival struggle

After the latest round of proxy battles, President Cyril Ramaphosa is marginally ahead of his predecessor Jacob Zuma, but his supporters warn that his opponents still control too m...


Zuma blusters at Zondo

The former President failed to convince at the state capture commission, but Ramaphosa took hits from another quarter

The African National Congress breathed a collective sigh of relief – party insiders said – when the questioning of former President Jacob Zuma, who is facing multiple corruption al...


Ace helps his allies

As President Ramaphosa purges corrupt politicians from the cabinet, Zuma supporters are grabbing key appointments in parliament

Opponents of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in the ruling African National Congress have opened a new front in the ruthless campaign to remove him from office by 2021 or a...


A tale of two ANCs

The ruling party at war with itself searches for answers to a looming recession, spiralling unemployment and failing parastatals

Two wings of the African National Congress – the constitutional and the rent-seeking – are engulfed in a civil war which could turn the country's economy into a pariah shunned by a...


The Ramaphosa relaunch

The President has the mandate to purge corruption from the ANC but his foes in the party will complicate reform efforts

President Cyril Ramaphosa's mandate at the polls, amid waning support for the ruling African National Congress and rapidly growing support for the populist Economic Freedom Fighter...


ANC split threatens campaign

Jacob Zuma’s allies rally the troops to vote for the ruling party at provincial level – but endorse other parties at the national level

President Cyril Ramaphosa is running almost a solitary national campaign for the African National Congress in the 8 May elections while his opponents in the party, led by former Pr...


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