Hopes that Cyril Ramaphosa would quickly revitalise South Africa’s economy have been dashed, while political turmoil within the ruling ANC threatens his authority.
The state of relations between the US and South Africa may reflect President Trump’s limited interest in developing world countries, but they could presage a longer-term chill.
A historic $400m fund for workers stricken with lung diseases shows that mining houses are finally owning up to past injustices.
Cape Town risks running out of water due to drought, but the combative head of the provincial government is doing all she can to avert disaster.
South Africa has increased its mineral production by 3.1 percent on the back of higher commodity prices, according to just released data by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA). …
The CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation explains why the organisation felt impelled to call for the resignation of President Zuma and take a stand on its founder’s principles.
Africa is not high on the priority list for the US president, but given his approach to foreign policy, such indifference may not be a bad thing.
Consumers are spending more and investors are showing greater confidence in the South African economy under the new president. However, question marks remain over the direction of reform.
South Africa has signed the long-delayed renewable energy contracts worth R55.92bn ($4.7bn).
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s moves toward economic reform have aroused optimism in the business community, but he faces strong challenges from both inside and outside the ANC.