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South Africa

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

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Zondo hands ANC a time-bomb

The final report of the State Capture Commission is set to shake up the ruling party and present Ramaphosa with his toughest choices yet

The first four reports of the epic State Capture Commission headed by Chief Justice Raymond Zondo are a clear indication that the ruling African National Congress is in for a rough...


War offers Ramaphosa more options

African mining and energy companies move into new markets and try to steer around sanctions on Russia

Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and western sanctions complicate strategy for some South African mining companies but other African companies are benefiting as Europe scrambles for al...


Gunning for Khama

The diplomatic rift between Botswana and South Africa is set to deepen after Gaborone charged its former President Ian Khama with illegally possessing arms with a messy extradition...


State relaxes grip on national freight

Private sector participation in the ailing rail freight network has been granted, signalling more privatisation to come

For the first time in its 160-year history, the national rail freight system, operated by state-owned Transnet Freight Rail, will open Its network to private operators. The news fo...


Ramaphosa heading for second term

The anti-corruption drive and the demise of powerful interest groups are set to change the face of the ANC

As the ruling African National Congress prepares for its elective conference in December, the focus is now on the contested slot of Deputy President, as rival factions fail to groo...


Economic swings and roundabouts

Russia's war is stoking a commodity boom but tax windfalls cannot offset the Ramaphosa government's economic and political woes

At the fourth annual international investment conference in Johannesburg on 24 March, South Africa hauled in another 332 billion rand (US$22.7bn) for new projects which, added to p...


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