ON THE weekend it was reported that special forces entered Lesotho just before Saturday’s pre-dawn raid on the house of Prime Minister Tom Thabane and whisked him across the border to safety.
THE speculation about whether President Jacob Zuma would finish his second term started long before the May general election.
AT A crucial moment in the 1848 revolutions in Europe, Karl Marx wrote in his article “Counter-revolution in Berlin”: “Brandenburg in the Assembly, and the Assembly in Brandenburg! …
IN 2003, John Githongo , Kenya’s corruption buster, summoned up the courage to advise President Mwai Kibaki of the most important weapon to fight corruption.
THE drama of the past weeks have drawn much attention towards the Economic Freedom Fighters. But, actually, they are not the mainstay of the opposition, the DA is.
IN HIS article, “Dispelling Israel’s myths” (DD, 18 August), Ran Greenstein mentions Gaza in his first paragraph, makes no mention of the Hamas charter and gives a misleading implied reference to Gaza when he writes about Palestinians “fighting for national liberation”.
MUCH argument over South African democracy revolves around the electoral dominance of the ANC, its repeated re-election as ruling party.
THE past few months have been an embarrassing precursor to Women’s Month for the Eastern Cape government. The province has recently been rocked by a plethora of scandals relating to sexism and nepotism which have left women at the receiving end of callous maltreatment and abuse.