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25 April 2017
                       
 
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21 Apr 2017
 
 
Economic crossroads
REAL ECONOMY: INCLUSIVE GROWTH
Unless and until the pall of political uncertainty is lifted, it seems almost futile to debate the changes required to elevate levels of growth and realign the country’s economic structures such...
 
 
07 Apr 2017
 
 
 
SACP: Jeremy Cronin: Address by SACP first Deputy General Secretary, at Ahmed Kathrada's memorial service, St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town (06/04/2017)
Topics
Our greetings to, and deep sense of solidarity with cde Barbara Hogan, cde Kathy’s life partner, with the Kathrada family, his close friends and all who loved and cherished a wonderful human being.
 
 
04 Apr 2017
 
SACBC: Stephen Brislin says not only the President, every level of corruption must be rooted out
STATEMENT
We have noted with concern the recent re-shuffle of the cabinet and the resultant anger from a number of quarters. Our concern arises not from the fact that any particular minister has been...
 
 
31 Mar 2017
 
SA: Bishop Gabuza says continued uncertainities around Treasury are a cause for concern
STATEMENT
Bishop Gabuza has said that replacement of the finance minister is a cause for concern. “Despite the government’s rhetoric around radical economic transformation, it is evident that uncertainties...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
Constitutional Court drawn towards decisions of great political significance
Raymond Suttner
The SASSA debacle moves to the Constitutional Court this week after political efforts failed to resolve the problem in a manner that safeguards the most vulnerable. The Social Security Agency...
 
 
27 Jan 2017
 
 
 
SA needs a leader who will be able to cure the country’s ills
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The election of the leader of the African National Congress (ANC) is not only about individual interests; that is, it is not only about the interests of the individuals who want to ascend to the...
 
 
16 Jan 2017
 
What is at stake in the ANC “succession” race?
RAYMOND SUTTNER
“The good news is that it was the last time we saw Jacob Zuma delivering the keynote speech at an ANC January 8 birthday celebration.” ‒ Max du Preez...
 
 
23 Dec 2016
 
2016 set Zuma up for life and death political battle in coming year
POLITICAL CAREER
President Jacob Zuma can, in the phrase popularised by Queen Elisabeth II in 1992, claim the past year as his annus horribilis as the State capture narrative eclipsed the Nkandla scandal and drew...
 
 
12 Dec 2016
 
SACP: SABC’s unlawful appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng
STATEMENT
The governance decay that has been destroying the SABC with unqualified support from uncritical lackeys and patronage networks has been exposed again! The appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as SABC...
 
 
07 Nov 2016
 
Tshwane, Joburg a mess - De Lille
POLITICS
The Tshwane and Johannesburg metros are a mess, Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille said on Sunday. "I also want to say, 'my deepest sympathies'. It's a mess," De Lille told her Democratic Alliance...
 
 
'State capture' rife at municipal level: DA
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has uncovered cases of "local" state capture in the municipalities it has taken control of, leader Mmusi Maimane said on Sunday. "The ANC's [African National...
 
 
06 Nov 2016
 
DA: Mmusi Maimane DA is fighting the ANC State Capture project at every sphere of government
STATEMENT
Following the release of the Public Protector’s “State of Capture” report earlier this week, our nation has never been more united in its rejection of corruption and plunder by Jacob Zuma and his...
 
 
13 Oct 2016
 
South Africa is at an inflection point: will it resist, or succumb to state capture?
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa is sailing through tempestuous seas. It has no captain and is manned by a dysfunctional crew. Depending on the outcome of this rudderless journey, the country’s future could include...
 
 
01 Sep 2016
 
Suspension of loans is 'erroneous' – ANC
ECONOMY
It was an unfortunate mistake to suspend loans to State Owned Enterprises, the ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Thursday. This comes hours after Futuregrowth Asset Management...
 
 
DA: Mmusi Maimane says futuregrowth decision a vote of no confidence in Zuma
STATEMENT
The decision by Futuregrowth Asset Management to withhold additional funding to a number of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), including Eskom and Transnet, is a clear vote of no confidence in...
 
 
 
                       
 
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