Cyril Ramaphosa and his ability to kill with kindness

The president's charm might disarm opposition parties and the private sector, but for voters, promises and small talk need follow-through.

Feb. 11, 2019, 10:38 a.m.

I know they're unpopular, but Mr President, shuffle your cabinet

Cyril Ramaphosa now has three reasons to make changes to his ministerial team.

Oct. 5, 2018, 5:44 a.m.

The illegitimate minister

Six months since the courts declared him dishonest, and Malusi Gigaba still serves at the pleasure of the president.

June 28, 2018, 8:36 a.m.

Burn the curtain

In the age of information, can state secrecy be legal in a rights-based democracy?

June 26, 2018, 5:36 a.m.