South African opposition party leader, Mmusi Maimane, addressing the media. A viable media helps promote political accountability.
The sustainability of the news media is a precondition for good journalism in the public interest. Thus, economic questions should form part of discussions of press freedom.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. Quiet, but decisive action.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s term in office so far, makes it seem that South Africa can hope and dream again. That’s quite a gift for Freedom Day.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma stands accused of racketeering, fraud, money laundering and corruption.
South Africans expect former president Zuma him to take responsibility and remedy his undemocratic and unconstitutional behaviour.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma sings at the ANC National Conference in December.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma's bad behaviour damaged his image and the ANC's.
President Cyril Ramaphosa during the late night announcement of his new cabinet.
Elmond Jiyane, GCIS
Overall South Africa's new president has a cabinet that forms a team with whom he can work.
Former South African President Jacob Zuma. Never again should one man wield so much power.
Zuma will go down in history as South Africa’s most corrupt head of government since Cecil Rhodes was prime minister of the Cape Colony.
South Africa's new administration, under the leadership of Cyril Ramaphosa, can make some quick wins by focusing on fixing a few key areas.
Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a rally to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s centenary year in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cyril Ramaphosa is no Messiah, and when the post-Zuma champagne corks stop popping, South Africans need to assess him as a mere mortal.
Mzwanele Manyi, the new owner of the Gupta-linked ANN7 television news channel and The New Age newspaper.
Multichoice's dominant power over South Africa's public sphere suggests that dropping ANN7 may send a bad signal for media freedom and democratic debate.
Television news station linked to the Guptas faces imminent closure.
The only reason journalists will mourn the demise of TV news station ANN7 will be the loss of jobs.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Which one of them does the criminal justice system support?
Steps are being taken to lay charges and seize assets of people and companies allegedly involved in corruption in South Africa.
Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy president of South Africa and new president of the governing ANC, faces a dilemma in rooting out corruption.
After doing nothing for a long time to bring the Gupta family to book in South Africa, the country's prosecuting authority has finally started to act.
New ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa, centre, with fellow top leaders elected at the party’s 54th national conference.
Cyril Ramaphosa has secured the leadership of South Africa's governing ANC. But he may not be able to clean up the mess left by Jacob Zuma given the other members of the party's leadership team.
The Steinhoff corporate scandal will do South Africa a huge service if it makes the point that corruption and mismanagement have nothing to do with race.
South African President Jacob Zuma. Mounting allegations of corruption at home are having international repercussions.
There are disturbing questions around the complicity - witting or unwitting - of UK global financial institutions in the transnational network set up by President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family.
Forty years after the apartheid regime clamped down on the free press, South Africa's media continues to face threats, albeit in more subtle forms than in the past.
Demonstrators protest against the decision by the South African Broadcasting Corporation to stop airing violent protest scenes.
As South Africa marks Media Freedom Day, it's clear that its battle isn't over. Attacks on journalists continue --through physical intimidation and there's also the threat of new laws.
KPMG South Africa stands accused of advancing state capture and has come under immense pressure.
KPMG South Africa sets a potential example of how shareholders can attack the soft underbelly of private sector state capture enablers.
South African protesters hold placards as they march against corruption.
The South African arm of the international accounting firm KPMG has learnt the hard lesson: Don't break the 11th commandment - don’t get caught. That's because South Africa's citizens are fed up with corruption.
KPMG South Africa executives have set a new benchmark for the country assuming responsibility for wrongdoing in their organisation.