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No Pardons For Corruption Facilitators And Beneficiaries

No Pardons For Corruption Facilitators And Beneficiaries

South Africa is passing through one of the most troubling times since 1994. The country was brought to its knees by a cynical mafia elite in the governing African National Congress. It’s presence in government had nothing to do with governance. From the president down, their goal was simple: self enrichment at any cost. Selling their country to to bunch[Read More…]

Ramaphosa Installed as South African President

Ramaphosa Installed as South African President

Former trade union boss Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in as president of South Africa following an intense battle within the ruling African National Congress (ANC) which led to the ousting of Jacob Zuma who had held the presidency since 2009. The move against Zuma was set in motion last December when Ramaphosa won a closely fought struggle within the[Read More…]

The Big Mac And The Crocodile; South Africa And Zimbabwe’s New Presidents

The Big Mac And The Crocodile; South Africa And Zimbabwe’s New Presidents

Cyril Ramaphosa, the next President of South Africa, was the man behind the entry of international fast food behemoth McDonalds into the country, earning him the sobriquet “The Big Mac”. Zimbabwe’s new President Mnangagwa bears the nickname “The Crocodile” from his days as head of Robert Mugabe’s secret police for, like his namesake, coming out of nowhere to suddenly snatch[Read More…]

The ANC Cannot Be Reformed

The ANC Cannot Be Reformed

  That matters have come to a head in South Africa is going to prove to be the catalyst for change that is overdue. The myth that the ANC is governing the country for the benefit of all its people has been smashed. It has become a party of the ANC elites who have one agenda, which is using their[Read More…]

The New South African Revolution

The New South African Revolution

South Africa is poised on a knife edge. Anything can happen. Last week Pravin Gordhan the Minister of Finance and former head of the S African Revenue Service, plus his deputy were recalled from London in the midst of a promotional roadshow for potential investors. Upon their return home, each was fired by the very president who appointed them. You[Read More…]

 Is Globalization Responsible For ANC Decline In South Africa Local Elections

 Is Globalization Responsible For ANC Decline In South Africa Local Elections

African National Congress (ANC) the symbol of South African apartheid movement and widely recognized as the face of African people is all set to lose its control in the South African political landscape. The local municipal elections results have shown that its voting share has declined to 53.83% and the total seats obtained stand at 5,020 (last announcement). This is[Read More…]