"Mpumelelo Mkhabela" tag

Orlando Towers collapse symbolic of state decay

SOMETHING tragic happened in Orlando, Soweto, on June25.


OPINION: Liberal notion of Zuma the individual is limiting

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.


EU averts job losses in SA

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has placed the state at the centre of what he termed “radical socio-economic transformation” in his inauguration speech.


Will all our ‘honourables’ live up to their new name

MANY probably spent a few days shopping for their best outfit.

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.

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