Political Capital

Gauteng MEC Nkomo-Ralehoko breaks down allocation of finances from #GPMiniBudget

Gauteng province, the country’s economic hub delivered its own Medium Term Policy Budget Statement (MTPBS) and Gauteng MEC for finance, Nomantu Nkomo-Ralehoko sat down with CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi to discuss adjustments to the budget, the high wage bill, jobs and E-tolls in the province....

Who makes a deal with an insolvent SOE? NUMSA’s Hlubi-Majola explains SAA’s situation

Was South African Airways (SAA) a test case for a govt’s restructuring and retrenchment of the blotted workforce at State-owned enterprises (SOEs)? And if that’s the case how did govt do and what did Unions learn from last week’s experience? CNBC Africa discusses the current application for business rescue of the airline with NUMSA’s Phakamile Hlubi-Majola and Aviation Economist, Joachim Vermooten....

Digging deeper into the politics of xenophobia in South Africa

People are marching and fighting in South Africa as the country suffers in the throes of xenophobia and gender violence. On Political Capital Chris Bishop takes a look behind these issues to find out what is going on with journalist Peter Fabricius....

Religion, rugby & politics: Behind the Bosasa billions and the ANC trough

Author James-Brent Styan discusses his new book #TheBosasaBillions, the family behind it and it’s confluence with religion, rugby and politics. Will Bosasa’s R500 000 donation unravel Ramaphosa presidency?...

Nxasana, Zuma: A chief prosecutor to a paranoid president

A R17 million handshake between former President Jacob Zuma and his chief prosecutor, Mxolisi Nxasana-but what is the back story?...

Amcu President: Ramaphosa has done nothing tangible to reconcile Marikana

It’s been seven years since 34 miners were shot by security forces during an industrial action at Marikana, AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa tells CNBC Africa what President Ramaphosa needs to do to reconcile.

CR17 Donors: A side-show or a real issue?

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s donors for his ANC presidential campaign, is it a real issue or distraction? South African Communist Party’s Spokesperson, Alex Mashilo weighs on the costs of the political sideshow....

Amnesia, conspiracies & spies dominate Zuma’s testimony at Zondo inquiry

This week money and power meet under one name only – Jacob Zuma. After free flowing opening statement, former President Jacob Zuma’s memory got a bit fuzzy under the glare of probing questions about his presidency, his relationship to the Gupta family and the manner he run government. CNBC Africa explores what this means for the country, the ANC and Zuma....

How will Africa’s trade agreement change the prize of milk?

It was in January 2012, when the African Union decided to adopt a free trade area covering the continent- two years later than anticipated, 54 out of the 55 African Union member countries have signed up to the free trade agreement, how will this change the prize of milk? Joining CNBC Africa for this discussion is Taiwo Oyedele, Partner and West Africa Tax Leader at PwC Nigeria and Dianna Games, Chief Executive, [email protected]

In conversation with Gauteng Premier David Makhura on #GPSOPA19

Gauteng Premier, David Makhura delivered his seventh State of the Province address to mixed reviews. On this episode of #PoliticalCapital, Makhura discusses new investments, the state of healthcare and education in the province and struggle to scrap the much contentious project of E-Tolls....

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