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.

Political Capital: Intersection of capital and mining

In this episode we dig deep into the issues plaguing South Africa’s mining industry. Political Capital brings you the changing face of South Africa’s mining industry. Two young men who dug up opportunity to start a business which turns over R3 million and we discuss the costs of South Africa’s lack of mining certainty.

Political Capital previews the 48th WEF meeting

Capital and Politics intersects this week at the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Team SA, Zimbabwe and Africa take a narrative of hope and renewal to the meeting. But can this elite club bring about real change. Political Capital brings you the story of the 48th WEF meeting.

What next for Zimbabwe’s Political Capital

What has really change since Zimbabwe’s de facto coup in November and how will the Politics of this former bread basket of Southern Africa affect its pitch to woo international investors to bring their money to Zimbabwe? Join host, Karabo Letlhatlha and Joseph Busha, Managing Director, JM BUSHA Investment Group, Joy Mabenge, Regional Coordinator, Crisis in Zimbabwe and Chad Chawanda CEO of Size Chunk.

Two centres of power are very disruptive to the ANC – Corruption Watch

Barely 17 months to go before the next national elections in South Africa, the Ruling African National Congress has new leadership but the old still stands in the way. Will the movement be able to rid itself of state capture allegations and win the citizenry back? ANC veteran and Chairperson of Corruption Watch, Mavuso Msimang discusses the Cyril Ramaphosa presidency and why Zuma’s must end now.

Lindiwe Sisulu speaks on impact of President Zuma’s legal battles on ANC

Widely considered ANC Royalty and lifelong member, Lindiwe Sisulu is aiming to become the first female president of the party in its 105 years history. Will history be made and will it carry her over the finish line? CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha sits down with President Candidate, Lindiwe Sisulu.

David Makhura speaks out on calls for him to stand as SG of party,...

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has been praised by opposition for running a clean & efficient office and also been called upon to lead the ANC as Secretary General. On this special edition of Political Capital, Makhura discusses views on the leadership of his beloved movement and why Gauteng youth should be prepared for the fourth industrial revolution.

Will intimidation, bribery mar the ANC elective conference?

The 54th ANC elective conference is coming to a head. With barely nine days to go before the start of the conference, the ANC has warned their members of the influence of money and buying of votes. Can Africa’s oldest liberation movement clean house and run a smooth election? And will the party be torn between the two candidates or settle for a compromise?

Mangosuthu Buthelezi reflects on life in politics, gives his views on Ramaphosa

On this episode of Political Capital, we are in the ‘unity’ province of the ruling African National Congress. Why is Mpumalanga refusing to endorse a candidate for the ANC elective conference & which way will it ultimately go? Also, at 89 years old, one of the big names in politics, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi looks back at his life in acting, politics and gives us his thoughts on Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa.

Political Capital: Why l want to be ANC president – Zweli Mkhize

He is one of the top three in the race for the ANC top job and seen as a compromise candidate. A heavyweight steeped in ANC tradition, is the one to bridge the divide in the ruling party? ANC treasurer general, Zweli Mkhize discussed why he wants to be ANC president and explains how he will deal with state capture?

SA: A country where “special people get special deals” – Pravin Gordhan

In this second not-to-be-missed episode of Political Capital CNBC Africa’s Karabo Letlhatlha sits with Former South African Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan, as the show unpacks the loss of billions of rands every month through corruption as well as the need to claw the money back, one cent at a time.

Political Capital: Ahead of ANC conference David Mahlobo discusses factionalism

With 18 days to go before the ANC’s most important elective conference yet, we hit the campaign trail to Mpumalanga to see how the NDZ camp is wooing the province and new energy minister, David Mahlobo discusses factionalism and Unity post the conference in December.

Political Capital: ANC leadership race hots up: Who is likely to win?

Political Capital goes to ground to bring you the turmoil and fractures inside the ruling African National Congress. With less than a month to go before the all-important elective conference, there is still war as to who would rule supreme?