King Dalindyebo: Will President Ramaphosa give-in to the pressure?

While the rest of us are busy bickering about whether or not to grant the governing African National Congress (ANC) the additional five years it is busy campaigning for, to bring its stay in power to an effective 30 years at the end of the next term, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has [...]

2019-09-29T10:54:56+02:00April 23rd, 2019|

South Africa’s 2019 election: Political promises and the time ahead

Soon after taking over from the one whose name I shall not mention, in early 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa undertook a trip to London, United Kingdom, where he attended a gathering of leaders from Common wealth countries, around the world.  South Africa seemed to begin to rise from the ashes of a decade long state [...]

2019-04-14T11:24:23+02:00April 14th, 2019|

South Africa’s 2019 election: The change many fear

  I received a long text message from a friend, who is also a strategic sector professional and head of a highly specialised entity in South Africa, over the weekend, lamenting the state of things in the country. He went on to correctly list many of the things that have gone wrong – things that [...]

2019-11-05T04:47:55+02:00March 25th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-11-05T04:48:19+02:00March 22nd, 2019|
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