Gordhan: Don't mess with the Treasury

“Am I going to be fired? Do you know something I don’t know?”

10 hours ago
Gordhan's budget in seven simple points

If we work together, we can all bring down the buffalo. Who is the buffalo? I’m not saying

10 hours ago
Mathews Phosa v Edward Zuma: The silliest spat in politics

'You are a traitor and you need to be told because money has come into your head and you think you are everything'

13 hours ago
LIVE BLOG: Pravin Gordhan delivers Budget 2017

The build-up and the speech as it happens

16 hours ago
TONY LEON: What Zuma has learned from Putin - do what you know

'He has brought in the ethically hobbled Brian Molefe, who not so much personifies “state capture” as being emblematic of a willing accomplice of the Guptas'

18 hours ago
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Ramaphosa declares ownership of 31 properties

Ramaphosa declared shares in Mondi Paper and Packaging valued at over R2-million, and his directorships of Micawber 799 and 800, the holding company of the ...

18 hours ago
Patricia de Lille 'under investigation' by the DA

Cape Town mayor Patricia De Lille and the DA chief whip in the City of Cape Town‚ Shaun August‚ are under investigation by the DA. They are accused of leaking ...

20 hours ago
Can Herman Mashaba wade his way through the corrupt mess he found in Joburg?

'The scale of corruption is so great that the mayor has established an independent Forensic Unit because the office of the mayor couldn’t cope with the sheer ...

1 day ago
Zuma's solution to unemployment: 'Join the army'

'They can be artisans‚ doctors‚ nurses‚ engineers and whatever they want to be within the armed forces'

1 day ago
The strange political geography of Brian Molefe

ANC Tshwane secretary Paul Mojapelo confirmed to Business Day that Molefe is a member in good standing of the Irene branch

1 day ago
What firing Gordhan would cost South Africa

'South Africa would take a massive economic blow because its currency would depreciate dramatically'

1 day ago
POLITICS LIVE: Two graphs that show how Zumanomics is trashing the budget

'Instead of tailoring spending to account for decreased revenue, spending was unleashed in a way that would have been unthinkable under previous ...

1 day ago
POLITICS LIVE: The growing political showdown between Makhura and Zuma

'What is unraveling here is not just a party political construct. The fact is that national and provincial government are no longer on the same page in Gauteng ...

2 days ago
JUSTICE MALALA: Gordhan — The signs are ominous

'A man who is in the pocket of the notorious Gupta family, Brian Molefe, is being sworn into parliament'

2 days ago
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Coming soon: Honourable Member Molefe

The former CEO of Eskom will be given a seat from the North West after one of its MPs resigned, said officials who asked not to be identified

5 days ago
DA scrambling to 'clean up' after Mashaba's gaffes

We can’t appoint people and say, ‘we’ll see you in five years,’ DA leader Mmusi Maimane said

6 days ago
POLITICS LIVE: Banks, babies and the Gupta bathwater

If you are a conspiracy theorist, you might ask if this is just another leg in the battle between the Guptas and the banks

6 days ago
McBride says Phahlane probe being disrupted by the police minister

'It is difficult to envisage that the minister will take our recommendations seriously. When we send our monthly reports, they get sent back to us'

6 days ago
MMUSI MAIMANE: The ANC is 'the enemy of the people'

'From the Marikana 34 to the Esidemeni 94, this government has turned against the people of this country. This is a murderous government'

8 days ago
PATRICK BOND: Zuma's blossoming love affair with alternative facts

Given Zuma’s distortions of reality, might this simply degenerate into another episode of talk left, walk right?

8 days ago