African Union – South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa takes over as Chair

The African Union (AU) has just concluded its annual summit with the theme ‘Silencing the Guns’.  The summit is held to discuss the top agendas for the African Union in the coming year. This year’s summit held at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Leaders of the nations within the bloc have all pledged that they will play a […]

Court issues Arrest Warrant for Jacob Zuma

A South African court has issued an arrest warrant for former President Jacob Zuma after he did not appear at a pre-trial hearing on grounds of needing medical treatment. The judge has however stayed the warrant until the case resumes on May 6. Jacob Zuma’s lawyer presented the judge with a sick note from what […]

Herman Mashaba considering another Mayoral Term

Former Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is keen to make a comeback as mayor of Johannesburg as early as 2021. Mashaba resigned from his mayoral post in October after three years in office. He cited tensions in the DA as his reason for resigning. This after Helen Zille was appointed the chair person of the party’s […]

Busisiwe Mkhwebane accused of Misconduct

South African Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been accused of misconduct by a whistle-blower who filed an affidavit to the president’s office on Friday. According to the affidavit, a report published by Busisiwe Mkhwebane in 2017 calling for a constitutional amendment was ordered by the state security agency, her former employer. The proposed amendment would […]

South Africa Airways in Business Rescue

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has decided to put South African Airways into voluntary business rescue. While the term business rescue is a relatively foreign word to the public, this article helps break down the process. The explanation of the business rescue process was done by Professor Marius Pretorius of the University of Pretoria. What […]

African National Congress Regains Power in Johannesburg

The African National Congress has taken back control of South Africa’s main city as its candidate elected the mayor of Johannesburg. Geoff Makhubo of the African National Congress obtained the votes of 137 councillors, compared with the 101 for the Democratic Alliance (DA) candidate, Funzela Ngobeni. The radical Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) candidate Musa Novela […]