18.9.2018 08:53 am
The state capture commission of inquiry doesn’t have the luxury of time, though its chairperson seems to think so.
A commission of inquiry into corruption in South Africa is under way. How it goes about its work, and delivers on its mandate, will have profound constitutional and political consequences. This is more so because it is clear that deposed former president Jacob Zuma, who is at the core of the allegations, has launched a fightback campaign that can undermine President Cyril Ramaphosa’s efforts to clean up government.
It is important to understand that the African diaspora constitutes complex and multiplicitous identities.
Somewhere there will need to be compromise and a meeting of minds among those affected.
There were many objections, but the city followed through.
The DA has been criticised for opposing the ANC’s policy of broad-based black economic empowerment. Chairperson James Selfe responds.
The president is being forced to change the constitution by Zuma supporters hoping to embarrass him. He may still have the last laugh.
We’d actually all be better off if we stopped using the label entirely and just got back to using tried-and-tested language.
Nick Serfontein’s letter has already been widely shared in Afrikaans, and asks the president to do away with well-connected individuals walking through farmlands in Gucci shoes.
Countries around the world are trying to remove the stigma, violence and fear associated with prostitution by legalising it.
All those calling the icon a sellout today should look at the true source of betrayal of his legacy.
Despite Jacob Zuma being dethroned, the party remains at war with itself. That doesn’t seem about to change soon.
Drawing on Mandela’s legacy, Obama can help the world better understand the nature of threats to democracy.
The ANC and DA now support disclosure. Only the EFF remains firmly opposed to the new bill.
SA’s corrupt officials came to believe under Zuma they were immune to prosecution. That has been devastating and will be costly to fix.