Not a day goes by without us here in South Africa being reminded of the “glorious revolution” of 1994, led by Nelson and Winnie Mandela, black fists held aloft. Perhaps “glorious revolution” is an apt term, borrowed from English history, … Read the rest
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene will have his work cut out at next week’s budget to try and reassure disillusioned South Africans that the government still has gas in its tank to pull the economy out of the doldrums.
Twenty years … Read the rest
The Economic Freedom Fighters may take up arms if their “peaceful revolution” is met with violence from the state, party leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.
“We can’t rule out the possibility of an armed struggle if the state is … Read the rest
Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says the organisation’s influence has waned dramatically and it could become irrelevant.
Vavi and Sdumo Dlamini both have factions which have divided the trade union body.
Vavi is pushing for action against the ANC while … Read the rest
Hundreds of South Africa’s commercial farmers have now gone home after TAU SA’s yearly congress in Pretoria. In the north of the country they wait for the summer rain: their soil is prepared, the seeds are planted and the days … Read the rest
Julius Malema, EFF leader is planning a mass action that will shut down businesses in Johannesburg when his supporters return to protest against the ban on overalls in the Gauteng legislature.
According to the Sunday Times, Malema’s planned protest will … Read the rest
By Johann Theron.
It is known that the ANC driven Government of South Africa has opposing external to internal relational policies.
Its general purpose is to confuse both the foreign investor and local citizen. However, according to the ANC’s website … Read the rest
Abdul Mogale, is Thandi Modise’s former boyfriend and an ANC councillor for the Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality, neighbouring farmers told amaBhungane.
The black former ANC premier Modise has been charged with the death of up to 80 animals and euthanasing of … Read the rest
Police and officials from the SPCA have found animals either dead or starving at a Potchefstroom farm belonging to former North West premier and newly-elected National Council of Provinces chairperson, Thandi Modise.
It appeared that the over 100 pigs, sheep, … Read the rest
Public service managers are being encouraged to keep posts vacant rather than fill them with whites, an SA Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR) says.
“In the name of transformation, managers in the public service have actually been incentivised to keep … Read the rest
South Africa has just set a new record for itself in terms of public lunacy, which is not really surprising. Ever since the ANC took over they’ve outdone themselves many times in terms of foolishness.
This time it concerns the … Read the rest
by Johann Theron
South Africa may be the rape capital of the world, for not only personal rapes of men, women and children, but also for organizational rapes. This article is not however, about individual/personal rape cases but of organizational … Read the rest
By Charles Hugh Smith.
What is the shelf life of a system that rewards confidence-gaming sociopaths rather than competence?
Let’s connect the dots of natural selection and the pathology of power.
In his 2012 book The … Read the rest
Julius Malema has accused billionaire businessman Johann Rupert of controlling the ANC and DA and being behind the EFF leader’s tax and political woes, the Sunday Times reported.
When Rupert was contacted for comment … Read the rest