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30 March 2017
                       
 
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29 Mar 2017
 
 
Zille, tweeting and inanity: more reasons for white South Africans to shut up
THE CONVERSATION
It’s remarkable how much of a shitstorm Twitter creates when in the hands of politicians – with serious costs for the rest of us. Helen Zille, premier of the Western Cape province and former leader...
 
 
Le Pen and France’s anti-terrorism strategy in Africa
INSTITUTE FOR SECURITY STUDIES
French politicians have a long history of displaying their links with Francophone African leaders to boost their ‘presidential’ standing back home; and the current race to the polls has been no...
 
 
28 Mar 2017
 
 
 
South Africa: Helen Zille's folly and the simplicities of debate
THE CONVERSATION
It’s remarkable how a South African politician as intelligent as Helen Zille, premier of the Western Cape and former leader of the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA), did something so unutterably...
 
 
27 Mar 2017
 
Van Breda trial postponed to April 24
CRIME
The defence lawyer for 22-year-old Henri van Breda said his client was “champing at the bit” to tell his version of events, but appealed to Western Cape High Court Judge Siraj Desai for a...
 
 
GCIS: Minister Mapisa-Nqakula visits Pakistan
STATEMENT
Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, Hon. Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is scheduled to visit the Islamic Republic of Pakistan from 27 March to 29 March 2017. The objective of the trip is to sign a...
 
 
24 Mar 2017
 
Denel: Denel seeks closure on The legality of Denel Asia JV
STATEMENT
Denel has applied to the High Court of South Africa in Gauteng for an order declaring that it obtained approval to form a joint venture with VR Laser Asia which resulted in the establishment of...
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
 
 
 
 
South Africa struggling to be reborn
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The South Africa we fought for is struggling to be reborn. In fact, it is being pushed back into the womb. As we prepare to celebrate 23 years of democracy, I find myself wondering whether our...
 
 
DA: Manny de Freitas says Spur incident should assist us in building our rainbow nation
STATEMENT
It seems that everyone is talking about the recent incident that took place this weekend at the Spur in The Glen in Oakdene. The filming of the incident appears to have started without the...
 
 
Counting the cost of Armed Forces Day celebrations
DEFENCE
Hosting the annual Armed Forces Day celebrations has cost almost R50-million in the past two years, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said in a parliamentary reply. The minister was replying...
 
 
Zille’s 'dumb tweets' biggest headache for Maimane
POLITICS
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille must be “dealt with” for her praise of colonialism and expelled from the party, several Democratic Alliance (DA) leaders said on Wednesday. They believed that how...
 
 
22 Mar 2017
 
Court dismisses defamation claim against SAHIVCS and affirms important watchdog role
CLIFFE DEKKER HOFMEYR
The doctor sought to interdict the Society from publishing any “future defamatory material” of him on its website and to remove published (allegedly) defamatory material from its website. In an...
 
 
DSD: Achild's death signals time for cool heads
STATEMENT
The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) embarked on a national strike from 13 March 2017 to date. In dispute, is the Rural Allowance for Social Service Professional and the...
 
 
Date set for first step in possible Zille disciplinary inquiry
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has set a date for the first steps of a possible disciplinary inquiry into Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's comments about colonialism, James Selfe, the chairperson...
 
 
'Never fall into the trap of defending wrongdoing' – Derek Hanekom
POLITICS
Never fall into the trap of defending wrongdoing, chairperson of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Derek Hanekom warned on Tuesday. He was speaking at a multi-faith prayer session at Liliesleaf Farm...
 
 
ANC and democratic crisis: what do we do?
Raymond Suttner
Last week saw a number of significant judicial decisions. These included a Constitutional Court ruling over the social grants crisis and the removal of General Berning Ntlemeza as head of the Hawks...
 
 
 
                       
 
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