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January16

Are South Africans being played?

President Cyril Ramaphosa declared over the weekend that the 2019 elections would be more important than the historic 1994 ones; the ones that marked a new beginning for South Africa following many years of brutal apartheid.  It is unclear if he really meant this, or if it’s something he said while still caught up in
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April11

Only strong institutions can help SA recover

A REGULAR reader of this column recently pointed out to me that it preaches to the converted. “Ordinary South Africans,” he told me, “do not read the stuff you write; they don’t know who you are and, probably, don’t even know that you exist.”  He went on to remind me that the people who read
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December20

Ramaphosa et al: Is the ANC serious about renewal?

ONE would ask to be forgiven for confusing the euphoria that followed the election of Cyril Ramaphosa to the presidency of the ANC for an event all South Africans should celebrate as theirs. After all, the rand recovered by some four cents against the US dollar before falling slightly back again, following the announcement, and
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