Mampi-Rampi’s name mentioned in R13 million alleged fraud scandal

Mamphela Ramphele has been mentioned a fraud scandal involving the alleged disappearance of almost R13 million from AgangSA coffers.

Police yesterday confirmed that a fraud case was being investigated.

The investigation was launched after a mystery bank account was discovered … Read the rest

Bantu imperialism


by Dan Roodt

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I was still pondering the implications of “black colonialism” as set out in a previous column when it struck me that some of South Africa’s ethnic categories … Read the rest

Agang leader bragging about own fortune, challenges Zuma

Agang SA leader and ex-World Bank co-chair Mamphela Ramphele called on President Jacob Zuma to disclose his personal finances.

“I call upon President Zuma to publish his accounts immediately. What is there to hide?” she asked reporters in Johannesburg. “South … Read the rest

Marikana dead to be remembered

The first anniversary of the shooting at Lonmin’s Marikana mine, near Rustenburg in the North West, will be marked during a commemorative rally on Friday.

On August 10 last year, Lonmin rockdrillers embarked on an unprotected strike for a monthly … Read the rest

‘SA must avoid Zanufication’

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele on Wednesday said that South Africa needed to avoid the “Zanufication” of the country at the 2014 general elections.

Ramphele was reacting to the recent elections in Zimbabwe, where Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF party … Read the rest

SA mining trapped in the 19th century – Ramphele

South Africa needs to dig itself out of a 19th-century mining business model, academic Mamphela Ramphele said on Wednesday.

Speaking at a media briefing ahead of an international leadership education conference in Cape Town, she said a failure to change … Read the rest

‘Education system worse than under apartheid’ – black academic

South Africa’s education system is worse today than the “gutter education” the country had under the apartheid government, said an academic and struggle heroine Mamphela Ramphele, The Star reported on Friday.

“Maths literacy… what is that? It’s worse than the … Read the rest