As Malema draws crowd of 10 000 in EL, Zille addresses 1 300 in Mthatha. KING Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo of the Thembu provided the highlight of the DA’s biggest rally ever in the former Transkei when he told the crowd it was time for President Jacob Zuma to exit Mthatha
ABATHEMBU King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo on Thursday night opened the door for Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema to campaign in his kingdom ahead of the elections.
JULIUS Malema has called on East London’s informal settlement residents to stop voting for the ANC if they want to end abject poverty. He said the ANC had not replaced shacks with houses because its leaders now lived in plush suburbs and forgot about the the poor.
A YEAR after Hugo Chávez passed away following a two-year battle with cancer, the former president of Venezuela still evokes passionate debate.
UNITED Democratic Movement president Bantu Holomisa has declared himself available to be his party’s candidate to be premier of the Eastern Cape.
VISUALS are invaluable in politics. They create “reality”. People form perceptions based on what they know. Control of information – including what they see and hear in the media – is key to shaping popular perceptions.
TO MANY thinkers on the left, the neo-liberal capitalist framework we exist in is not a benign system of co-operation, but rather one that is underpinned by violence and warfare. In fact, violence is its most pertinent feature, leading to its equivocation with barbarism.
ONE of President Jacob Zuma’s lasting legacies as leader of the ANC and South Africa will be the break-up of Cosatu, one of the developing world’s most powerful trade union groupings, which even the apartheid government could not break.