South African president Cyril Ramaphosa is faced with a difficult road ahead, since his election into presidency in May last year.
All eyes in South Africa are on the ANC, as the governing party scrambles to reign in corruption. President Cyril Ramaphosa committed to rooting out corruption from the beginning of his term. The theft of COVID-19 relief funds has put pressure for him to fulfil his promise and to hold perpetrators accountable. Joining CNBC Africa to provide insights into Ramaphosa’s attempts to clean up the ANC is Daniel Silke, Director at Political Futures Consultancy.
Anyone who knew him will tell you he was his own man. When politics and the ruling party took a dismal turn in South Africa he was never afraid to speak out against the ill-advised actions of many of his former comrades.
According to a report from the commission on state-owned enterprises, The ANC is prepared to endorse a market friendly approach to South Africa’s energy crisis by opening up a way for the independent power producer programme which will include allowing municipalities and businesses to produce its own power, joining CNBC Africa for more is Thembani Bukula, CEO of PowerX.
Zimbabwe is on a public holiday today as the country embarks on a nationwide strike for the removal of sanction imposed by the United States. The U.S sanctions target those who engage in corruption, human rights violations and those who undermine democratic processes. Gauteng ANC Provincial secretary Jacob Khawe and ZANU PF South Africa Spokesperson Kennedy Mandaza spoke to CNBC Africa about the impact of sanctions on Zimbabwe.
The ANC NEC gathered at Luthuli house earlier to discuss plans to deal with South Africa's ailing economy based on a meeting they had over the weekend. The restructuring of state-owned enterprises, attacks on foreign nationals and gender-based violence was top priority. CNBC Africa’s Yolanda Mabanga filed this report.
‘Feisty And Fearless Pioneers’ – that was the Forbes Africa August cover with Nonkululeko Gobodo and that now late Dr. Thandi Ndlovu. Tributes continue to stream in following the car accident that led to the passing of a former medical doctor, member of Umkhonto we Sizwe (ANC's military wing), former President of the Black Business Council, & Founder of Motheo Construction, Thandi Ndlovu. To reflect on the life and work of Dr. Thandi Ndlovu, Managing Partner of Brighton Wealth SubSaharan, Kunyalala Maphisa joins CNBC Africa for more.
Today the business community is mourning medical doctor and former soldier who became one of South Africa’s best known entrepreneurs. She was also on Forbes Africa's August cover. Dr Thandi Ndlovu died in a car accident at the weekend that claimed four lives. Many called her Doctor T. She was a hard working person with a warm heart and grew up in the turmoil of the struggle. In 1976 her brother Hastings Ndlovu was killed in the Soweto uprising. That year she left South Africa to join Umkhonto we Sizwe the military wing of the African National Congress (ANC). She was also a member of the executive of the ANC Women’s Section in Lusaka, Zambia. To pay tribute, Rali Mampeule, CEO of South African Housing and Infrastructure Fund joins CNBC Africa for more.