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The ANC and the art of ignoring the reflection in the mirror

A THREE-MAN PLAY AND A SHADOW ( President Jacob Zuma and Democratic Republic of Congo Foreign Affairs Minister Raymond Tshibanda N'Tungamulongo). President Jacob Zuma departing at N'Djili International Airport in Kinshasa. Democratic Republic of Congo. 16/10/2015. Siyabulela Duda The characters: The ANC National Executive Committee (NEC); SA voters (including ANC supporters); the Observers [...]

2016-08-22T12:19:25+02:00August 22nd, 2016|

Will the NPA join us?

IN Monday’s Business Day cartoon, Shaun Abrahams, the head of the National Prosecutions Authority (NPA), is depicted waiting on a scooter at an intersection. He’s sitting there trying to make up his mind about whether to proceed straight, turn right, or turn left. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma (C) leaves after a summit on [...]

2019-11-05T05:37:16+02:00May 4th, 2016|

The state must win back people’s trust

I’M TOLD that governments all over the world have always lacked sufficient quantities of the same commodity: the trust of their citizens.  This may be so, but I also believe that some governments are more trusted by their citizens than others because they work hard to earn this trust. They work hard to earn their [...]

2015-10-14T10:19:58+02:00October 14th, 2015|
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