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South Africa

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

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Ramaphosa weighs the cost of Moscow's war

Backed by Russia during the liberation struggle, the African National Congress struggles to find a 'neutral' stance on the Ukraine war

On the scale of economic gains and losses, a quick end to the Russian war on Ukraine would be in South Africa's, and much of Africa's best interest. If that fails to materialise, S...


Chief Justice Zondo takes centre stage

Rejecting the advice of the Judicial Services Commission, Ramaphosa has picked his own man as top judge as well as top corruption-buster

In appointing Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo as the new Chief Justice, President Cyril Ramaphosa used his constitutional powers to trump a populist cabal in the 23-person Judic...


Moscow invasion strains bilateral ties

Internal rivalries in the ruling ANC complicate the government’s response to war in Ukraine

Russia's full-blown war against Ukraine has opened a crack in the BRICS alliance – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – the political and economic grouping t...


Balance of forces in ANC favours Cyril

A basic income grant and a land expropriation law may allow the President to strengthen his grip on the ruling party

When South African President Cyril Ramaphosa takes the podium on 10 February in Cape Town's City Hall – which will substitute for the colonial-era parliamentary buildings gut...


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New Pan-African airline aims to take off in 2023

Committed investors and political will are key to success of proposed tie-up between Kenya Airways and South African Airways

Officials in Nairobi and Johannesburg are working with new investors for the launch next year of the biggest airline alliance in Africa after two years of crashing revenues in busi...

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Lindiwe throws a designer hat in the ring

With a carefully structured online tirade, the Tourism Minister puts in her bid for the leadership of the African National Congress

A startling attack on the constitution and the judiciary by a senior minister in President Cyril Ramaphosa's cabinet is the opening shot in a bid to replace the reformist leader wi...


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