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SABC: From apartheid mouthpiece to ANC megaphone

Once apartheid’s principal propaganda tool, the South African Broadcasting Corporation was re-invented after liberation into Africa’s finest public service broadcaster – until ruling party honchos …

The Zuma succession and the economy

As the ANC goes to the polls to elect Zuma’s successor, another year of intra-party competition could postpone efforts to revive South Africa’s slumping economy, …

The crisis deepens

While the findings in the much-awaited Public Protector’s report are not sufficient to trigger a presidential recall, they do set the stage for events that …

A South African serial entrepreneur

Robert Gumede is one of South Africa’s most influential and successful entrepreneurs. He talked about his experiences with Stephen Williams.Robert Gumede has had a prolific experience …

Will Zuma survive?

Last December, President Jacob Zuma embarked on a series of ill-advised cabinet reshuffles that have shaken South African politics to their core and sent the economy into freefall.