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PODCAST | ‘Ramaphosa is a boxer’ — what the step-aside saga says about president’s power within the ANC

07 May 2021 - 16:05 By Mike Siluma, Mawande Amashabalala, Sibongakonke Shoba and Paige Muller
President Cyril Ramaphosa is to be commended for enforcing the step-aside resolution but it is hoped it won't be used for personal political gain. File photo.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is to be commended for enforcing the step-aside resolution but it is hoped it won't be used for personal political gain. File photo.
Image: Thapelo Morebudi/The Sunday Times

SA has had a dramatic political week.

In this episode of Sunday Times Politics Weekly, the Sunday Times politics team guides you through the ins and outs of SA’s biggest political news stories of the week.

Join the conversation here:

What you will hear:

(01:56) The latest updates from the state capture inquiry, including Lucky Montana’s funding allegations against the ANC. We discuss what the allegations by the former CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency of SA mean for political funding in the country.

(13:05) We delve deep into the step-aside issue and ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule’s suspension. We consider what the saga indicates about fractional battles within the ANC and the strength of Ramaphosa heading into the weekend’s national executive committee meeting. 

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