SOMETHING tragic happened in Orlando, Soweto, on June25.
THE article by Mpumelelo Mkhabela “Zuma can lift legacy by fixing state enterprises” (DD, May 30) attempts to ponder the supposed role of the state in the South African economy.
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has placed the state at the centre of what he termed “radical socio-economic transformation” in his inauguration speech.
MANY probably spent a few days shopping for their best outfit.
I MISS Jeremy Cronin. The erudition of his pen has waned. He used to speak truth to power.
THERE was a time when President Jacob Zuma was running out of patience. He could no longer tolerate loudmouths.
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.
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.