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28 May 2017
                       
 
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28 Mar 2017
 
 
 
 
Remembering “Comrade Kathy” and learning from his life
RAYMOND SUTTNER
Sad as the passing of Ahmed Kathrada is, we need to use these occasions to draw lessons from his life. Kathrada is one of the last of a generation of political figures who built the Congress...
 
 
20 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Reverse Sweep – A Story of post-apartheid South African Cricket
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
This book is an account of cricket in post-apartheid South Africa; from the tumultuous Gatting tour in which, ironically, the seeds of cricket unity were sown, to the Hansie Cronje saga and the...
 
 
14 Oct 2016
 
Chief Albert Luthuli as an ethical leader
RAYMOND SUTTNER
We live in a period where public leadership has been marked by acts of illegality, contempt for constitutional obligations, and personal enrichment that is often through patronage and corrupt...
 
 
27 Jun 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Promise and Despair – The first struggle for a non-racial South Africa
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
Most people believe that black South Africans obtained the vote for the first time in 1994. In fact, for almost a century suitably qualified black people had enjoyed the vote in the Cape and Natal,...
 
 
13 Oct 2015
 
 
 
What does EFF imagery communicate?
RAYMOND SUTTNER
With the resumption of parliamentary sittings, the question of appropriate dress and conduct, will resume. Imagery, whether through speech, dress, arm, fist or other gestures, has been an important...
 
 
13 Jul 2015
 
IFP: Ncamisile Nkwanyana says incompetent nurses At Mahatma Gandhi and Osindisweni Hospital must be fired
STATEMENT
The IFP calls on the MEC of Health in KwaZulu-Natal, Dr Sbongiseni Dhlomo to urgently investigate and fire the nurses at Mahatma Gandhi and Osindisweni Hospital accused of turning away an injured...
 
 
27 Jul 2014
 
DA: Statement by Helen Zille, DA Leader, looking at the Middle East through the lens of Gandhi (27/07/2014)
STATEMENT
Last Sunday, the arrival of another cold front tempted me to stay in bed, nurse my flu, and send apologies to the organisers of an event at Cape Town’s St George’s Cathedral. I’m glad I didn’t....
 
 
23 Jul 2014
 
 
 
The Economic Freedom Fighters’ politics of dress
RAYMOND SUTTNER
In a barren political environment, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has understood the power of symbolism, using dress to dramatise their entry into parliament.  Through constant reference to...
 
 
17 Mar 2014
 
Digby Ricci presentation on leaders, Mandela and the Long Walk to Freedom
WHATS ON
An examination of the dangers of hagiographical analysis of political leaders, with particular reference to Mandela and the recent film, ‘Long Walk to Freedom’
 
 
16 Jan 2014
 
BRICS’ public diplomacy and the nuances of soft power
3 Opinion
How effective are the BRICS in inspiring confidence in their public diplomacy? This question lies at the heart of their soft power.
 
 
29 Jul 2013
 
SA: Ebrahim Ebrahim: Address by the Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, on 'The impact of former President Mandela's legal background and the ideal of a new South Africa', UCT, Western Cape (29/07/2013)
SPEECH
It always gives me great pleasure to address students and to engage with young, bright minds, because you are the leaders of tomorrow. And what better place than the University of Cape Town to...
 
 
28 Jul 2013
 
SA: Statement by Sibusiso Ndebele, Correctional Services Minister, calls upon religious leaders to play a more active role to heal victims of crime and rehabilitate offenders (28/07/2013)
STATEMENT
Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has called upon religious leaders to play a more active role to heal victims of crime and rehabilitate offenders. As part of finding solutions to...
 
 
18 Jul 2013
 
EFF: Statement by Floyd Shivambu, Economic Freedom Fighters member, states that former President Nelson Mandela didn't a sellout (18/07/2013)
STATEMENT
On the 17th of July 2012, an author who identified himself/herself as a Youngster penned a letter to former President Nelson Mandela, not to wish him the 94th Birthday which falls on the 18th of...
 
 
30 Jun 2013
 
US: Barack Obama: Address by the President of the USA, at the University of Cape Town, Western Cape (30/06/2013)
SPEECH
I am so happy to be here today. It is wonderful to see all of these outstanding young people. I just had the honor of going to Robben Island with Michelle and our two daughters this afternoon....
 
 
05 Aug 2012
 
SA: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: Address by Chairperson of the African Union Commission, at the launch of the 2012 Women's Month, University of the Free State, Mangaung (05/08/2012)
SPEECH
President of the Republic of South Africa and the President of the African National Congress, Your Excellency Jacob Zuma Premier of the Free State, Comrade Ace Magashule President of the ANC...
 
 
 
                       
 
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