Saftu embarks on nationwide strike, ICASA’s new regulations on data on #Political Capital

Workers take their fight for better national minimum wage onto the streets. Regulatory authority in South Africa, ICASA discusses its fight to reduce data costs and expiration. And finally, the Pan Africanist Congress discusses 59 years of struggle and the target of one million members.

Chester Missing takes on SA politicians, ANC dithers as North West burns on #Political...

Pressure continues unabated in South Africa’s North West but will Premier, Supra Mahumapelo yield? Political satirist, Chester Missing gives us the lighter side of politics. EFF Chairperson, Dali Mpofu speaks about coalitions leading up to the 2019 general elections.

AfriForum goes after EFF leader Julius Malema, Steinhoff AGM on #Political Capital

Economic Freedom Fighters Leader, Julius Malema, is being hunted for private prosecution by minority rights group AfriForum's Gerrie Nel for alleged fraud and corruption. Troubled multinational Steinhoff, that many fear could become the Enron of Africa is having its Annual General Meeting in Amsterdam. For months there have been questions over how the company is being run and its plunging share price.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela laid to rest, NPA raids Gupta compound on #Political Capital

Another big day in court but a bad day for former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe who now has to pay back the money. President Cyril Ramaphosa wants over a trillion rand of foreign money and the infamous Gupta compound is raided again for assets worth over R250 million and what of Winnie Madikizela- Mandela legacy?

25th anniversary of Chris Hani’s assassination on #Political Capital

The 10th of April 1993, the day South Africa’s future hung in the balance following the brutal assassination of SACP leader, Chris Hani. Twenty five years on, we reflect on this pivotal moment and we bid farewell to the mother of the nation, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

Mmusi Maimane re-elected DA leader, #Zuma has his day in court on # Political...

Africa trial of the century saw former President Zuma finally stand trial over charges he had avoided for over ten years plus opposition conflict in the Capital city as the Democratic Alliance fought it out over new leadership.

Essop Pahad opens up about the arms deal case on #Political Capital

South African politician and former minister in the presidency Essop Pahad speaks out on allegations that he tried to muzzle former ANC parliamentarian Andrew Feinstein with regards to the investigation into the controversial multi-billion rand arms deal.

Remembering struggle icon Ahmed Kathrada on #Political Capital

Tourism minister Derek Hanekom and minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan sat down CNBC Africa’s Lubabalo Mashiqana to share their fondest memories of struggle icon Ahmed Kathrada’s life and the legacy he left behind.

Understanding #Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legacy on Political Capital

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's legacy as a member of the ANC is controversial and highly critical. CNBC Africa's Karabo Lethlathla spoke to Political Analyst and author, Ralph Matekga about her political career.

Unpacking Zuma’s legal battles, leadership changes at SARS on #Political Capital

An African president facing trial in his own courts, the new mineral resource minister is looking for a miracle in 8 weeks, all of this amid angry miners protesting on the streets South Africa’s capital of Pretoria in a fight for jobs.

Political Capital unpacks the fall of VBS Mutual Bank and Tom Moyane’s fate at...

Is the SARS commissioner, Tom Moyane on his way out? And his attempt to charge three former SARS officials who were allegedly involved in its “rogue unit”, just the last kick of a dying horse? Money meets politics this evening as we also head to Makhado and Thohoyandou for first-hand account of the meltdown cause by the fall of VBS Mutual Bank.

Political Capital explores the Gupta business dealings in South Africa

On this episode of Political Capital, CNBC Africa’s Aviwe Mtila follows the trail of some of the embattled Gupta companies. From Shiva Uranium in the North West, Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga, to the Vrede Dairy Farm project in the Free State, we bring you all the insight on the ground.

Political Capital with Finance Deputy Minister, Mondli Gungubele

South Africa national treasury has seen a high turnover of principals since the firing of Nhlanhla Nene in back on December 09th in 2015. Now Nene is back and this time his will be flanked by former mayor of Ekhuruleni and vociferous Member of Parliament, Mondli Gungubele. CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha sat down with Gungubele on Political Capital.

How the Gupta Empire unravelled

Why is political power so neurotic about the NPA and can the prosecutions agency ever be seen as independent? Is Shaun Abrahams’ future tied with the man he allegedly protected from prosecutions? Politics meets the law on this episode of Political Capital.

NPA’s Shaun Abrahams’ fate now in ConCourt’s hands

Why is political power so neurotic about the NPA and can the prosecutions agency ever be seen as independent? Is Shaun Abrahams’ future tied with the man he allegedly protected from prosecutions? Politics meets the law on this episode of Political Capital.

David Mabuza’s appointment as deputy president is bad for SA – Vavi

The recent cabinet appointments by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday revealed the currency of politics within the ruling African National Congress and was an attempt at unification of varying factions with South Africa's ruling party. CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha sat down with Former Cosatu and now General Secretary of the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu), Zwelinzima Vavi.

Political Capital: The toughest budget in a decade

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba walked the tightest fiscal rope in nearly ten years as he tried to balance South Africa’s budget for 2017/18. On this Political Capital, we are at parliament to hear the review of this budget from market players to unionists and also how much the new ANC NEC had to do with how the pie was sliced this year.

Political Capital: Defining week in SA politics

Following an explosive week in South African politics, #PoliticalCapital rounds up the Cyril mania that has gripped the nation. We also hear from the man who wants to bring him down and the man with the plan on how to fix the economy.

One on one with Black First Land First Founder Andile Mngxitama

Is Black First Land First (BLF), a movement of substance or a disruption for the sake of it? Founder and Leader of the BLF, Andile Mngxitama as we traverse everything from the Gupta family, life under a Cyril Ramaphosa presidency & the end of Jacob Zuma. How long is BLF’s Political Capital?

ANC Treasurer General Paul Mashatile on the fate of Zuma’s presidency

The newly elected leadership of the ANC has been celebrated by rallies by the masses and the currency alike but how long can the momentum last? Political Capital hosts the ANC Treasurer General, Paul Mashatile to discuss the future of President Zuma’s tenure, various raids by law enforcement & land expropriation policy & consequence.