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Why is Carl Niehaus now decrying the ANC’s pursuit of money?

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His actions over the past decade have been to actively aid a faction of the ruling party that staged state capture and looted the country’s coffers.


14 Jan 2020
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Why is Carl Niehaus now decrying the ANC’s pursuit of money?

Sydney Majoko.

In 1819, American author Irving Washington published Rip Van Winkle, a short story that has become part of literary folklore. Van Winkle joins a band of men playing a game. He takes an alcoholic drink and falls asleep. For 20 years. On the eve of the ANC’s 108th anniversary celebrations in Kimberley, ANC stalwart Carl Niehaus penned an opinion piece titled Cry The Beloved Movement. It is a truly touching piece on the crass materialism that has become part of the celebrations. But it is 20 years too late. It is as though the author just woke up from a...

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