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Mpumelelo Mkhabela

Why I miss the ‘white messiah’ Jeremy Cronin

I MISS Jeremy Cronin. The erudition of his pen has waned. He used to speak truth to power.


Zuma knows ANC can be used as vehicle to loot

THERE was a time when President Jacob Zuma was running out of patience. He could no longer tolerate loudmouths.


Freedom is the insatiable hunger for Knowledge

SO MUCH has been said by people who claim to have been inspired by the late former president Nelson Mandela. But a lesson yet to find comfort among some prominent public personalities is the importance of knowledge.


Demeaning public office and liquidating rule of law

WHILE fighting the Nkandla wars, whose victors will no doubt define South Africa’s future political culture, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela still finds time to watch cartoon movies.


Room for ‘The Fall of the ANC’

THERE is a saying that one should not judge a book by its cover. The Fall of the ANC: What Next? is one such book.


Wonderful young role models chart the way

WE ARE supposed to be depressed because Bafana Bafana were kicked out of the African Nations Championship (Chan) tournament and reduced to *** words that only Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has the courage to utter.


Zuma should get taste of own recall medicine

On SEPTEMBER 22 2008, ANC president Jacob Zuma shocked the country when he announced the decision of the party’s national executive committee to recall the country’s president.

Mpumelelo Mkhabela

New style of unionism needed in modern era

IT IS difficult to understand why Irvin Jim, the general secretary of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa), and his comrades are waging battles in the labour federation Cosatu.

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