If anyone had any doubts that the ANC does not care about the future of this country then yesterday’s proceedings in parliament put paid to such doubts. By voting to keep the rogue Jacob Zuma in office, ANC MPs in...
“I SAW no real conflict in my dual leadership of my people: as chief and political leader in Congress. I saw no reason to resign from either... I do not wish to challenge my dismissal, but I would like...
Violence and abuse against women is the most pervasive and profound human rights violation, sapping women’s energy, compromising their physical health and eroding their self-esteem. The fact that men are seizing the opportunity to play an increased role in ending...
It is of grave concern that almost three million social grant recipients in the Eastern Cape have been put at risk as a result of the failure by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to meet its March...
Ananias Mathe looks over his right shoulder‚ his lips pursed as he smiles almost cheekily. He’s wearing his orange prison-issue jump suit and has metal chain around his waist as he stands in his cell at the Kokstad C-Max...
History will not record that the 214 members of the ANC parliamentary caucus who voted against the fifth motion of no confidence in the leadership of a monumentally flawed President Jacob Zuma on Thursday as disciplined cadres of the ANC. History...
Addressing the Constitutional Court in the Nkandla case, Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett memorably said it was, for his client, “a delicate time, in a dangerous year”. Whether Gauntlett was referring simply to the Nkandla matter or was speaking of the wider...
The most depressing feature of the black girls’ hair issue is not the mean spirited attack on white school authorities nor the spineless silence of black women, especially feminists and activists. Rather it’s the schizophrenic identity of African people...
One summer evening in November 2008 a group of a few hundred artists gathered at Johannesburg’s Monte Casino to meet with ANC president Jacob Zuma. Julius Malema, then the newly elected leader of the ANC Youth League, was given the...