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Apr 22nd, 2014
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By Perry Munzwembiri Until recently, South Africa lay claim to the title of Africa`s biggest economy, being the beacon of its former President Thabo Mbeki`s vision of an African renaissance. Two decades post independence, the rainbow nation is at a precipice. Unemployment, particularly amongst the yo...
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Jan 30th, 2014
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Many South Africans long for something new and refreshing in the South African political landscape as a counter to the decadence and violence of the Zuma-led ANC government. That is why numerous people welcomed Dr Mamphela Ramphele’s entry into formal politics. Whether her latest move is a game-chang...
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Jan 29th, 2014
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Tuesday was a befuddling day in politics. The Democratic Alliance leadership, led by Helen Zille (still the DA’s ELECTED leader) gave South Africans the impression that they could vote directly for their next president, whom they believe should be their new recruit, Mamphela Ramphele. (We can’t...
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Jan 28th, 2014
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The African National Congress (ANC) is expected to confirm today that President Jacob Zuma will be its candidate for president in this year’s elections when it releases its national list. The party has been meeting over the last few days to determine who will represent it in parliament and the ...
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Jan 27th, 2014
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South Africa’s ruling ANC party has vowed to launch its own investigation into allegations that public funds released for Nelson Mandela’s memorial services may have been misappropriated. “Our conscience is alarmed by these allegations, that at the time of sadness, there could be su...
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Dec 17th, 2013
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By Terefe Masresha Mandela’s funeral, on December 15, 2013, marked an important chapter in the history of Africa’s struggle for freedom, equality and justice. It also marked the end of the long political walk Mandela started at the age of 25. For 70 years, Mandela struggled against Aparth...
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Dec 9th, 2013
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Abraham Gebremichael   Today Nelson Mandela is acclaimed as one of the greatest personalities of our times. He belongs to that category of men who have graced our civilization with their personal charisma and noble contributions. His life long fight for the cause of freedom in South Africa and i...
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Dec 6th, 2013
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by Okoi Obono Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on the 18th July, 1918 at a remote and tiny village of Mvezo at the banks of the Mbashe River in the district of Umtata. In Xhosa (one of the ethnic nationalities in South Africa), ‘Rolihlahla’ literally means “pulling the branch of a tree”. He died on...
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Aug 26th, 2013
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Next year, at least 23-million eligible voters in South Africa will have the dilemma of deciding whom to entrust with their vote. It will not be an easy decision, given how public trust in political leaders and government has been eroded, particularly over the past decade. Agang leader Mamphela Ramph...
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Aug 16th, 2013
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The miners are angry that not a single policeman has been arrested     South Africa’s governing ANC will not attend commemorations marking the death of 34 striking miners shot by police a year ago, saying they have been “hijacked” for political reasons.   Rivalry betw...