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News 24 South Africa
If you vote for another party, you waste your vote Zuma(Wim Pretorius, News24) Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma lashed out at why othe
If you vote for another party, you waste your vote Zuma
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 hours ago
(Wim Pretorius, News24) Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma lashed out at why other political parties were established at an ANC fundraising event held in Pretoria on Friday evening. The event was attended by most of the ministers and Gauteng MECs, as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Ready for SONA, With Trimmed BudgetParliament is ready to host President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address
Parliament Ready for SONA, With Trimmed Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Parliament is ready to host President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address with a smaller budget of R3.5 million. With the after-speech dinner scrapped and guest lists cut to save money, the extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The African Peer Review Mechanism - an Idea Whose Time Has Come - Again?Thabo Mbeki and former Nigerian president Olesegun Obasanjo initiated the APRM
The African Peer Review Mechanism - an Idea Whose Time Has Come - Again?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Thabo Mbeki and former Nigerian president Olesegun Obasanjo initiated the APRM in 2003. This system was designed to help the continent's leaders urge each other to better governance. In its prime, some of the country's reviews told uncomfortable... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Parliament ready for SONA, with trimmed budgetParliament (File, News24) Cape Town - Parliament is ready to host President Ja
Parliament ready for SONA, with trimmed budget
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
Parliament (File, News24) Cape Town - Parliament is ready to host President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address (SONA) with a smaller budget of R3.5m. With the after-speech dinner scrapped and guest lists cut to save money, the extraordinary... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Parliament ready for Zuma's frugal State of the Nation AddressWith the after-speech dinner scrapped and guest lists cut to save money, the ex
Parliament ready for Zuma's frugal State of the Nation Address
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 hours ago
With the after-speech dinner scrapped and guest lists cut to save money, the extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly and National Council of Provinces would go ahead on Thursday evening. Parliament secretary Gengezi Mgidlana said the SONA was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Police minister stands by his Nkandla report Nkosinathi Nhleko’s report found President Jacob Zuma doesn't have to repay a
Police minister stands by his Nkandla report
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 hours ago
Nkosinathi Nhleko’s report found President Jacob Zuma doesn't have to repay any money spent on Nkandla. FILE. Police Minister Nathi Nhleko giving an update on the Nkandla Project during the media... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South AfricaThis was the stark assessment of former anti-apartheid activist and Labour cabi
From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South Africa
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 hours ago
This was the stark assessment of former anti-apartheid activist and Labour cabinet minister Peter Hain in a speech at Swansea University Thursday night. “Can the ANC reclaim (Nelson) Mandela’s vision of the rainbow nation? Perhaps we all expected... Read more
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iafrica.com
Thuli stays firm on Nkandla battlePublic Protector Thuli Madonsela. Credit: AFP Public Protector Thuli Madonsela
Thuli stays firm on Nkandla battle
iafrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Credit: AFP Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says no settlement in the Nkandla saga can be reached without the powers of her office being reaffirmed by the highest court in the land. At the same time, the Economic... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'No settlement on Nkandla can be reached without ConCourt' As it stands, the Constitutional Court will hear the matter on Tuesday. FILE
'No settlement on Nkandla can be reached without ConCourt'
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 hours ago
As it stands, the Constitutional Court will hear the matter on Tuesday. FILE. Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN Nkandla,Julius Malema,Public Protector Thuli... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish independence influenced other colonies, say UCD speakers Former presidents Mbeki and Mkapa, and former minister Khurshid in After Empir
Irish independence influenced other colonies, say UCD speakers
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Former presidents Mbeki and Mkapa, and former minister Khurshid in After Empire talk President Michael D Higgins (second right) with former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa (left),... Read more
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The New Statesman
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-SemitismTwenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone d
We all have to take a stand against rising anti-Semitism
The New Statesman / Posted yesterday
Twenty-two years ago, the radiance of Nelson Mandela’s “rainbow nation” shone down upon the world, consigning apartheid to history. But since then South Africa has gone from hero to zero. Criticism is everywhere. The country’s media castigate... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
EFF will disrupt President’s State of the Nation address to Parliament: MalemaThe State of the Nation (Sona) address by President Jacob Zuma next week will b
EFF will disrupt President’s State of the Nation address to Parliament: Malema
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
The State of the Nation (Sona) address by President Jacob Zuma next week will be “shared” with the Economic Freedom Fighters. “Zuma must know that for the remainder of his term‚ we’re going to share Sona with him. He does not deserve respect‚” EFF... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF declares war on the GuptasJohannesburg – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Thursday said it has bann
EFF declares war on the Guptas
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Thursday said it has banned Gupta family-owned media outlets from attending any of its events and media briefings and also demanded that the family leave South Africa. “We are tired of talking... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC leaders must join EFF in saying 'Zuptas must fall': MalemaThe planned march coincides with the EFF’s Constitutional Court bid to compel t
ANC leaders must join EFF in saying 'Zuptas must fall': Malema
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
The planned march coincides with the EFF’s Constitutional Court bid to compel the president to abide by the Public Protector’s ruling on Nkandla. Denouncing the president for his close ties to the influential Gupta family‚ EFF leader Julius Malema... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Malema calls on ANC to join EFF march on #PayBackTheMoney court caseAfrican National Congress leaders who disagree with Jacob Zuma’s regime have be
Malema calls on ANC to join EFF march on #PayBackTheMoney court case
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
African National Congress leaders who disagree with Jacob Zuma’s regime have been challenged to join an Economic Freedom Fighters march in Johannesburg on February 9. The planned march coincides with the EFF’s Constitutional Court bid to compel the... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Mugabe tenure was a disaster President Robert Mugabe’s supporters are already in overdrive celebrating the
Mugabe tenure was a disaster
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted yesterday
President Robert Mugabe’s supporters are already in overdrive celebrating the soon to be 92-year-old leader’s perceived successes as the chairperson of the African Union (AU) for the past 12 months. Mugabe’s term ended... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Dare you ponder the obvious, of course Mbeki is aloofOPINION: ANC,African National Congress,Thabo Mbeki,former President Thabo Mbe
Dare you ponder the obvious, of course Mbeki is aloof
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
OPINION: ANC,African National Congress,Thabo Mbeki,former President Thabo Mbeki Former SA president Thabo Mbeki tackles the assertion that he suffers the leadership defect of being aloof. In... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
‘Streamlined‚ delivery-oriented cabinet could save South Africa R4.6 billion a year,’ says MaimaneThat’s the name of the Democratic Alliance’s (DA)’s plan to “streamline governm
‘Streamlined‚ delivery-oriented cabinet could save South Africa R4.6 billion a year,’ says Maimane
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
That’s the name of the Democratic Alliance’s (DA)’s plan to “streamline government to make it less costly and more efficient”‚ which the party’s leader addressed the Cape Town Press Club about on Thursday morning. That plan would effect a saving of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The Politics of Zuma's #PayBackTheMoney offerPresident Jacob Zuma has denied wrongdoing at his Nkandla home for so long, tha
The Politics of Zuma's #PayBackTheMoney offer
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
President Jacob Zuma has denied wrongdoing at his Nkandla home for so long, that those denials have become part of our popular culture. From his ripping-off of DA leader Mmusi Maimane (if you just must, just must, see the Nka-aaandla video again,... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA’s unions hobbled by strife, job cutsCape Town - Once one of South Africa’s most powerful political forces, the labo
SA’s unions hobbled by strife, job cuts
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town - Once one of South Africa’s most powerful political forces, the labour movement is floundering as infighting and job losses deplete its ranks and the governing African National Congress rides roughshod over union demands for policy... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Mashatile and Makhura will lead the ANC cavalry to defend the capitalThe move suggests that the ANC is becoming increasingly more worried about losi
Mashatile and Makhura will lead the ANC cavalry to defend the capital
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
The move suggests that the ANC is becoming increasingly more worried about losing a big metro in SA's wealthiest province. So they should be. The fact the national ANC has signed off on this move is an indication of how important Gauteng is to them... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Maimane ''leadership lessons'' nonsense De KlerkCape Town - FW de Klerk has rejected a report that he was giving DA leader Mmus
Maimane ''leadership lessons'' nonsense De Klerk
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Cape Town - FW de Klerk has rejected a report that he was giving DA leader Mmusi Maimane leadership lessons. ''It is absolute nonsense,'' the former president said on Tuesday, on the sidelines of a conference to mark 26 years since his historic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cool, but Not Aloof - Mboweni On MbekiFormer president Thabo Mbeki may have been forbidding, even cool, but never alo
Cool, but Not Aloof - Mboweni On Mbeki
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Former president Thabo Mbeki may have been forbidding, even cool, but never aloof, former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni said on Tuesday. "Many of the meanings of 'aloof'... do not describe him. Cool, yes, forbidding, maybe, formal, yes,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cool, but not aloof Mboweni on MbekiGenevieve Quintal, New24 Former president Thabo Mbeki (Nelius Rademan/Foto24;
Cool, but not aloof Mboweni on Mbeki
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Genevieve Quintal, New24 Former president Thabo Mbeki (Nelius Rademan/Foto24; Gaut) Johannesburg – Former president Thabo Mbeki may have been forbidding, even cool, but never aloof, former SA Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni said on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mbeki was cool, formal and stiff but not aloof: Mboweni"Many of the meanings of 'aloof'... do not describe him. Cool, yes, forbidding,
Mbeki was cool, formal and stiff but not aloof: Mboweni
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
"Many of the meanings of 'aloof'... do not describe him. Cool, yes, forbidding, maybe, formal, yes, stiff, perhaps, reserved, yes. The rest NO!!” he said in a post on his Facebook page. He said he had known Mbeki for many years. On Monday, Mbeki... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Maimane “leadership lessons” nonsense – De KlerkFW de Klerk has rejected a report that he was giving DA leader Mmusi Maimane le
Maimane “leadership lessons” nonsense – De Klerk
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
FW de Klerk has rejected a report that he was giving DA leader Mmusi Maimane leadership lessons. “It is absolute nonsense,” the former president said on Tuesday, on the sidelines of a conference to mark 26 years since his historic speech to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maimane 'Leadership Lessons' Nonsense - De KlerkFW de Klerk has rejected a report that he was giving DA leader Mmusi Maimane le
Maimane 'Leadership Lessons' Nonsense - De Klerk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
FW de Klerk has rejected a report that he was giving DA leader Mmusi Maimane leadership lessons. "It is absolute nonsense," the former president said on Tuesday, on the sidelines of a conference to mark 26 years since his historic speech to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Maimane ''leadership lessons'' nonsense: De Klerk''It is absolute nonsense,'' the former president said on Tuesday, on the sidel
Maimane ''leadership lessons'' nonsense: De Klerk
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
''It is absolute nonsense,'' the former president said on Tuesday, on the sidelines of a conference to mark 26 years since his historic speech to Parliament in which he said profound changes were coming for the apartheid state. De Klerk said he was... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
De Klerk‚ Vlok to be charged for crimes ‘for which they didn’t get amnesty’On the anniversary of FW de Klerk’s announcement to unban the African National
De Klerk‚ Vlok to be charged for crimes ‘for which they didn’t get amnesty’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
On the anniversary of FW de Klerk’s announcement to unban the African National Congress (ANC) and free Nelson Mandela‚ a new grouping has announced that it will lodge criminal charges against the former president. February 2‚ 1990 was the date of De... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
De Klerk‚ Vlok to be charged for crimes ‘for which they didn’t get amnesty’February 2‚ 1990 was the date of De Klerk’s history-changing decision‚ which ef
De Klerk‚ Vlok to be charged for crimes ‘for which they didn’t get amnesty’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
February 2‚ 1990 was the date of De Klerk’s history-changing decision‚ which effectively ended the apartheid era and led to him being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with Mandela three years later. The little-known Anti-Racism Action Forum (ARAF) said... Read more
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iafrica.com
Mbeki takes a swipe at NzimandeFormer President Thabo Mbeki has used his weekly newsletter to claim that susta
Mbeki takes a swipe at Nzimande
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Former President Thabo Mbeki has used his weekly newsletter to claim that sustained allegations that he was aloof while in power, had the effect of motiving delegates at the African National Congress’s (ANC) Polokwane conference to vote against... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC under Mbeki was concerned that leaders were losing touch with their supportersAmong others‚ this document specifies the critical requirement that‚ “A leader
ANC under Mbeki was concerned that leaders were losing touch with their supporters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Among others‚ this document specifies the critical requirement that‚ “A leader should constantly seek to improve his capacity to serve the people; he should strive to be in touch with the people all the time‚ listen to their views and learn from... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Be wary of the motives of the empire's attackersBut what we fail to learn is that from the ashes of the old a new empire rises
Be wary of the motives of the empire's attackers
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
But what we fail to learn is that from the ashes of the old a new empire rises - and it carries the DNA of the old masters. The noise around President Jacob Zuma and his management of the Republic is a clear example of how things change - but remain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP Says Mugabe Is Not a Pan Africanist, Veteran Leader Seen Against Nepad IdealsTHE People's Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed President Robert Mugabe for hyp
PDP Says Mugabe Is Not a Pan Africanist, Veteran Leader Seen Against Nepad Ideals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
THE People's Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed President Robert Mugabe for hypocrisy in parroting the ideals of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad) when he is not promoting the programme at home. On Friday, President Mugabe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mugabe Tenure Was a DisasterPresident Robert Mugabe's supporters are already in overdrive celebrating the s
Mugabe Tenure Was a Disaster
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
President Robert Mugabe's supporters are already in overdrive celebrating the soon to be 92-year-old leader's perceived successes as the chairperson of the African Union (AU) for the past 12 months. Mugabe's term ended yesterday after an... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Hypocrite Mugabe no Pan-Africanist: PDPTHE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed President Robert Mugabe for hyp
Hypocrite Mugabe no Pan-Africanist: PDP
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has slammed President Robert Mugabe for hypocrisy in parroting the ideals of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad) when he is not promoting the programme at home. On Friday, President Mugabe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How African Leaders Conspire to Weaken Peer Review ProcessBY encouraging a number of factors diminishing the effectiveness of the African
How African Leaders Conspire to Weaken Peer Review Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
BY encouraging a number of factors diminishing the effectiveness of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), African leaders may have conspired to render prostrate the process established to encourage accountability, good governance and economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Outrageous Lie' - Maimane On De Klerk Leadership Lessons ReportDA leader Mmusi Maimane has labelled a Mail & Guardian report that FW de Klerk
'Outrageous Lie' - Maimane On De Klerk Leadership Lessons Report
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has labelled a Mail & Guardian report that FW de Klerk is giving him leadership lessons as "an outrageous lie". He also tweeted: "M&G story utter nonsense. As Leader of the Opposition, I meet former Leaders & State Presidents... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Outrageous lie' Maimane on De Klerk leadership lessons report'Outrageous lie' - Maimane on De Klerk leadership lessons report2016-01-29 10:1
'Outrageous lie' Maimane on De Klerk leadership lessons report
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
'Outrageous lie' - Maimane on De Klerk leadership lessons report2016-01-29 10:11 Cape Town - DA leader Mmusi Maimane has labelled a Mail & Guardian report that FW de Klerk is giving him leadership lessons as ''an outrageous lie''. ''It's a blatant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari to Address EU Parliament, Commission's Special SessionPresident Muhammadu Buhari is to address a special session of the European Unio
Buhari to Address EU Parliament, Commission's Special Session
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari is to address a special session of the European Union parliament and European Commission next Wednesday in Strasbourg, France. The Head of the European Union Delegation to Nigeria, Michel Arrion, told reporters in Abuja on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
God, Lies and Spies - A Journalist's StoryCape Town — God, Spies and Lies, John Matisonn's blend of memoir, political rep
God, Lies and Spies - A Journalist's Story
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Cape Town — God, Spies and Lies, John Matisonn's blend of memoir, political reporting, analysis, media history and lively anecdote demonstrates that although it may be clichéd to say that a reporter has a front seat to history, it can be true if you... Read more
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iol.co.za
Redi slammed over 'the dumber, the better' commentJohannesburg - Listeners in Joburg appeared to be split about whether Redi Tlha
Redi slammed over 'the dumber, the better' comment
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg - Listeners in Joburg appeared to be split about whether Redi Tlhabi acted professionally in her response to the spokesman for the Department of Sport and Recreation’s call to her morning show on Wednesday. Esethu Hasane called in to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
We need more polite governments, worldwideBy: Sivuyile S. Sesi, with Internative Digital @756Writing We need more polite
We need more polite governments, worldwide
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
By: Sivuyile S. Sesi, with Internative Digital @756Writing We need more polite governments.Everywhere, globally, not the one with the Bushs and Donald Trump pursuing or easy for the happening of wars. The parents of the likes of President Barrack... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trainspotter - Thabo Mbeki, the Farce AwakenedDemocratic South Africa's second great helmsman, Thabo Mbeki, has been filing a
Trainspotter - Thabo Mbeki, the Farce Awakened
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Democratic South Africa's second great helmsman, Thabo Mbeki, has been filing a series of missives that he hopes will reshape the historical interpretation of his presidency. In this, he shares a vocation with Star Wars: The Force Awakens director... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Lagardien’s tabloid intellectualismThe Daily Maverick’s publication of Ismail Lagardien’s defence of the ANC expos
Lagardien’s tabloid intellectualism
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
The Daily Maverick’s publication of Ismail Lagardien’s defence of the ANC exposes a long held suspicion that they are running short of people who can coherently and qualitatively defend the ANC. Lagardien’s input built itself on alarmism, baseless... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Trainspotter: Thabo Mbeki, the farce awakenedSupreme Leader Snoke: There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Time shri
Trainspotter: Thabo Mbeki, the farce awakened
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
Supreme Leader Snoke: There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Time shrinks. The lure of the past, a bedazzled fishhook dangled in front of us by the great clock in the sky, is nothing more than a shiny bauble heralding Oblivion. There is,... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
ANC not 'ruling party' - MboweniFormer SARB Governor, Tito Mboweni. Credit: AFP Former Governor of the South A
ANC not 'ruling party' - Mboweni
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 10 days ago
Former SARB Governor, Tito Mboweni. Credit: AFP Former Governor of the South Africa Reserve Bank Tito Mboweni has said that the ANC is not the country's "ruling party", in response to former president Thabo Mbeki's recent letter in which he denied... Read more
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iafrica.com
ANC not 'ruling party' - MboweniFormer SARB Governor, Tito Mboweni. Credit: AFP Former Governor of the South A
ANC not 'ruling party' - Mboweni
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Former SARB Governor, Tito Mboweni. Credit: AFP Former Governor of the South Africa Reserve Bank Tito Mboweni has said that the ANC is not the country's "ruling party", in response to former president Thabo Mbeki's recent letter in which he denied... Read more
10d
Mail & Guardian
Mbeki rubbishes 'lie' that he axed ZumaFormer president Thabo Mbeki did not fire Jacob Zuma as the deputy president of
Mbeki rubbishes 'lie' that he axed Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
Former president Thabo Mbeki did not fire Jacob Zuma as the deputy president of the African National Congress in 2005. Zuma stepped down, Mbeki insisted in a letter published on the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute’s Facebook page on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Probe into collapse of rand beginsCape Town - The investigation into the collapse of the rand has started, with t
Probe into collapse of rand begins
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Town - The investigation into the collapse of the rand has started, with the Competition Commission targeting six major financial institutions implicated in currency manipulation. The commission confirmed that this probe would reveal the forces... Read more
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