Jul 29th, 2012
Education is a problem of centuries, President Zuma told listeners on the Redi Tlhabi Show on Monday morning, implying that something so deep-rooted would take as long to fix. Because he’s the president, he’s probably hoping people will take him at face value. Of course, if they do, we’ll all be dead...
May 23rd, 2011
Smaller political parties should unite to prevent an impending “communist dictatorship” in South Africa, the Christian Democratic Party said on Monday. In the current socio-economic climate, “what we face in the medium term is a bloody revolution which may result in a full blown com...
Mar 16th, 2011
Carel Boshoff, who founded modern South Africa’s sole whites-only town Orania, died on Wednesday at the age of 83, the town said in a statement. “After a full and rich life, Carel Boshoff passed on today at noon,” his Orania Movement said. Orania official Jaco Kleynhans said Boshoff...
Mar 15th, 2011
The Jimmy Manyi saga and the storm around the Employment Equity Amendment Act has seen a lot of shouting and screaming. That’s to be expected. At heart it’s a racial issue and in a country as fractious as South Africa, we can be grateful it hasn’t been worse. But is the ANC turning its back […...