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South Africa

Population: 55.9 mn.
GDP: $395.45 bn.
Debt: $146.04 bn.

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Not yet Team Ramaphosa

The new cabinet line-up shows signs of a fraught balancing of ANC factional interests

It may be Cyril Ramaphosa's first cabinet but it was not all of his making. That much was evident from the repeated delays in the announcement from the Union Buildings on the eveni...


Auntie Pat's spat

The opposition Democratic Alliance, which runs the drought-stricken Western Cape, is embroiled in a battle to rid itself of Patricia de Lille, Mayor of Cape Town, the provincial ca...


A Saint Valentine's Day massacre, of sorts

After Zuma's messy fall, new President Ramaphosa has to revive the economy, social welfare and his party

When it came, the end for Jacob Zuma came quickly. A week before, he was brusquely rebuffing polite entreaties by senior African National Congress politicians to resign from the st...


Zuma goes down fighting

The ANC reaches crunch point in the Zexit talks as the State President goes to the wire trying to ease the terms for his departure

The African National Congress has decided to remove President Jacob Zuma from office after a tenure dogged by corruption, scandal and economic stagnation. The dramatic decision cam...


The goodbye gets longer

After weeks of messy negotiations, Jacob Zuma is due to quit this month but will be spending more time with his lawyers

The latest deadline for Jacob Zuma's exit from the Presidency is 21 February. On that day the budget is due to be read in parliament, according to Baleka Mbete, Speaker of Parliame...


Big change, no fanfare

The ANC's new leader is preparing the ground for his team in government and some radical policy shifts

Cyril Ramaphosa, with a mixture of determination and pragmatism, has embarked on a year of sweeping changes in his party and the government that it runs. Since winning the presiden...


Cyril presses his advantage

The ANC's new leader will need all his legendary negotiating skills to edge Zuma out of the Union Buildings

The centre of gravity in the governing African National Congress has shifted towards its new President, Cyril Ramaphosa, who now has a decisive tactical advantage over the national...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

New ANC leader Ramaphosa faces an early trial of his political strength in party and government

The next test for Cyril Ramaphosa, elected president of the African National Congress on 18 December, is to engineer the departure of his predecessor Jacob Zuma from the national p...


The countdown begins

Campaigning for the ANC presidential nomination is reaching its peak as lobbies for the main rivals release early tallies

With barely two weeks to go before the crucial African National Congress elective conference on 16-20 December in Johannesburg, supporters of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma claim they are ...


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