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South Africa

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

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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...


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...


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