South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa putting final touches to his state of the nation address in which he took a hard stance on corruption.
Corruption has, over the past decade and a half, become one of South Africans' biggest concerns.
A new law will promote transparency in the funding of political parties in South Africa.
Countries that regulate political party funding do so to preserve their sovereignty and integrity of domestic politics.
Can South Africa keep the lights on?
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's pronouncements on the power utility Eskom, during the State of the Nation Address may lead to significant changes in country's energy policy.
South Africa’s President Cyril Rampahosa, right, must get tough on his Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa.
South Africa needs to make life as uncomfortable as possible for members of Zimbabwe's government.
Angelo Agrizzi, the former chief operating officer of private security firm, at a South African commission of inquiry into corruption.
Sunday Times/Alan Skuy
The state capture inquiry is a remarkable political as well as legal event.
Lesetja Kganyago, governor of South Africa’s central bank.
There's an assumption that a change of ownership would automatically mean a change in the role the Bank plays
A victory at the polls might not be enough to give President Cyril Ramaphosa the leeway to fix South Africa’s economy.
Indications are that even an ANC victory at the polls is unlikely to reverse the party's decline in popular support.
African National Congress supporters during the recent ANC Election manifesto launch in Durban.
A great deal of analysis on South Africa and the ruling ANC seems to be based on wishful thinking, not concrete reality.
Hugh Lewin served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Institute for the Advancement of Journalism
Hugh Lewin is best known for two books that arose from his early involvement in the anti-apartheid underground.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s party, the ANC, faces a tough set of elections in May.
The African National Congress faces two big challenges: fewer South Africans trust it, while its electoral support has been waning.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at the launch of the governing ANC’s 2019 elections manifesto in Durban.
The vision set out by Cyril Ramaphosa has the seeds for galvanising South Africans to get back on the right path. But it urgently needs a plan to make it happen.
South African’s President Cyril Ramaphosa. One of the biggest obstacles to his success is the party he leads, the ANC.
For a long time South Africa thought it had a Jacob Zuma problem. In fact its got a systemic ANC problem.
South Africa needs a new economic policy that envisages an overhaul of the power utility Eskom, which can’t keep the lights on.
South Africa needs a policy that drives growth and positions if for the 21st Century.
SAA appears to be in a tail spin.
South Africa can't afford its national airline anymore -- nor can it afford to close it down. What's the next step?
Julius Malema and his Economic Freedom Fighter are using President Cyril Ramaphosa’s anti-corruption campaign against him.
The Economic Freedom Fighters' strategy of painting President Ramaphosa and his allies as corrupt is unlikely to succeed.
Tom Moyane has been fired as South Africa’s tax boss on the recommendation of a commission of inquiry.
Sunday Times/Masi Losi
Moyane's axing ends one of the last vestiges of Zuma's continued influence in the country's governance.
A large number of poor South Africans live in informal settlements.
Initiatives to boost South Africa’s economy could reinforce structural weaknesses without addressing the high levels of inequality.
Former South African Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas gave damning evidence at the State capture commission.
Sunday Times/Alan Skuy
Unrealistic expectations about what commissions can achieve comes from the fact that they're often confused with courts of law.
Voters line up in South Africa’s last election. Their concerns are shifting.
South African voters are worried about how their country is being run. Most still support the ANC but in far fewer numbers.
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a recent investment summit.
South Africa's president has firmly thrown his weight behind the private sector. This could prove significant.