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South Africa

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

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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 ...


SACP on the ballot

The South African Communist Party (SACP) will stand in its own name in local bye-elections in the Free State Province on 29 November. It will be the first test of the party's new ...


Snagged by the Guptas' global reach

Regulators failed to stop London-based banks laundering hundreds of millions of dollars stolen from South Africa

HSBC, one of Britain's biggest banks, has been accused by a British peer of complicity in a US$500 million money-laundering scheme organised by businesses controlled by the Gupta f...


Mabuza changes the race

Mpumalanga Province becomes the most united voting block ahead of the ANC elections as President Zuma reshuffles his cabinet

Taking a high-stakes gamble ahead of the leadership elections in December, President Jacob Zuma has broken with the African National Congress's traditional allies in the Communist ...


Balancing the good cop with the bad

The Reserve Bank is easing the pressure on KPMG. It worries about scaring investors while it tries to make companies more accountable

The government is in disarray over how to handle the deepening crisis unleashed by the auditing firm KPMG’s involvement in the affairs of the Guptas and the 'state capture' p...


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