President Cyril Ramaphosa

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|

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 [...]

2019-02-20T08:44:04+02:00February 20th, 2019|

SA’s critical case of broken telephone

South Africa, like all other countries, sends messages to the rest of the world all the time. Flag of South Africa , This is a computer generated and 3d rendered image. Some of these messages are intended, through all forms of country promotional campaigns, to attract tourists and investors. Others are not intended [...]

2018-07-11T11:05:21+02:00July 11th, 2018|
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