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March22

Black people will vote for the ANC while white people vote for Ramaphosa

Unconditional black ANC voters do not regard the party as corrupt, only certain individuals, while white South Africans are tempted to vote for Cyril Ramaphosa, but perhaps for the wrong reasons, writes Solly Moeng.    The blacks The only time South Africa wasn’t governed by the African National Congress (ANC) it was a truly harsh and
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March05

Has South Africa’s lawlessness passed the point of no return?

In a radio discussion about the failure, inability, refusal or a combination of these factors, by some residents of Soweto to pay for the electricity they consume, and when a man was asked during the same discussion if he was aware that the prevalent phenomenon of illegal electricity connections is a crime, his response was simply
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March02

SA tourism can still knock it out of the park – but we have big competitors

Walking around and talking to people at the SA Tourism-hosted annual Meetings Africa event in Sandton, one could easily forget all the usual noises that make many of us feel like a defeated nation and focus instead on the things that work.  The Sandton Convention Centre, where this event is held, suddenly feels like Noah’s
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February20

Let’s rewrite the script this year, Minister Mboweni

About three years ago, following the unmasking and subsequent demise of Bell Pottinger at the bitter height of the Zupta-led state capture, the ANC’s spokesperson at the time went onto all media interviews he could attend to express disgust at this foreign company that arrived here to sow racial division and – wait for this
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February16

President Ramaphosa needs to lead South Africa from the front

A few weeks ago, President Ramaphosa stated that the 2019 general elections will be more important than the historic, racially inclusive, elections that ushered in our post-apartheid democratic order, in 1994.  I disagreed with him then and I still do so now. But I will agree to a point if what he meant was that the 2019
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