10.10.2019 07:58 pm
RIGHT OF REPLY: The former IPID boss claims that recent exposés about the police watchdog don’t grasp the full picture.
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The irony of the current public protector is that her office only exists because of the Constitution, the supreme law. But that does not seem to be what she is being loyal to.
Right now, the president looks increasingly like a mercenary whose legitimacy is guaranteed by money.
The issue of decriminalisation remains hotly contested, with the president often throwing his weight behind the move.
Deft skill at playing to the gallery is an essential part of what makes the ‘joking’ former president such a survivor.
For some workers, employment no longer guarantees significant poverty reduction, and remain poor because wages are too low to lift them and their families out of poverty.
The major issue is why this kind of research was being produced 25 years after the end of apartheid.
In the face of its smallest victory to date, Ramaphosa must make changes or they will go the way of other liberation movements.
The EFF’s militarised aesthetic is more than a sideshow. It forms a key part of its spectacle-oriented brand of politics.
Many people believe President Cyril Ramaphosa’s New Dawn will be given a boost by a dominant electoral victory.
As South Africa marks 25 years of freedom, many citizens have to contend with the harsh reality that they can’t eat democracy.
Patriotic Alliance leader Gayton McKenzie says government should be given the bulk of the blame for not properly regulating the movement and activities of foreign nationals.
The media, NGOs and academic circles have wrongly classified our recent past as a battle between the good guys and the bad guys.
Evidence from countries such as Argentina and India suggest that guaranteed employment policies have immediate, positive benefits.