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News Flash – Anticipating a new Cabinet

We are in for an exciting week! On Sunday or Monday President Ramaphosa will announce his newly appointment Cabinet.  The decisions made here will be a signal of his power and intention as President – so far it is looking good. David Mabuza, Deputy President, has not taken his oath of office and neither has Nomvula Mokonyane – Minister…

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News Flash – Awaiting Results: The votes are in

We await the final results of the General Election without bated breath. It seems that our predictions are going to be fairly spot on with little fluctuation in the polling numbers throughout the counting rally. At the time of writing, the polls currently stand at ANC 57.34%, the DA 21.05%, and the EFF 10.32%, and we are…

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Upcoming South African General Elections

Brexit and the US-Sino trade war are in the news again this week, but we are more focused on our own General Elections taking place in just under a week on the 8th May. We have asked our consulting political analyst, Professor Ivor Sarakinsky, to contribute an exclusive article for our clients on his insights…

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News Flash – South African Elections on the Horizon

In South Africa, the campaigning to the lead up to the general election on the 8th of May is getting heated.  There is concern over the election results as it is unclear whether the ANC will gain strong enough support from voters  in order for President Ramaphosa to stave off the factional opposition within his Party to be able…

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News Flash – Moody’s, Mueller, Notre-Dame

Inline with the spirit of Passover and Easter celebrations we are sending out the News Flash today rather than on Friday. This week was eventful both locally and internationally: Moody’s released their in-depth annual analysis on South Africa, the redacted version of Mueller’s Report may be released, and Notre-Dame went up in flames.