Tag Archives: South Africa

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Zuma: ‘Don’t worry, I am safe’

by Johann Theron Leaders traditionally do not classify themselves. This allows a sort of evolutionary anticipation towards emerging scenarios which makes identification of the “next” leader difficult. In this sense…

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BRICS to set up own IMF

Very soon, the IMF will cease to be the world’s only organization capable of rendering international financial assistance. The BRICS countries are setting up alternative institutions, including a currency reserve…

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SA’s killing fields

South Africa still has one of the highest murder rates in the world with 31 murders per 100000 people in 2012 – five times the global average of 6.2 per…

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No hatred in the old South Africa

by Dan Roodt Like Dan Roodt’s Facebook page Steven Friedman’s protestations about “apartheid denial” notwithstanding, it is true that many people are reassessing South Africa’s past in the light of the present,…

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South African government’s communist land policy: final proposals

  FINAL POLICY PROPOSALS ON “STRENGTHENING THE RELATIVE RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WORKING THE LAND” STRENGTHENING RELATIVE RIGHTS OF PEOPLE WORKING THE LAND. Policy Proposals: Final Draft. 21 February, 2014. A….

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BRICS rejects sanctions against Russia

The group of five major emerging national economies known as the BRICS has rejected the Western sanctions against Russia and the “hostile language” being directed at the country over the…

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China now controls crucial section of SA’s English media

Paul Trewhela says there are disturbing implications of the Sekunjalo consortium’s takeover of the Independent newspaper group. A Communist state has never had such enormous influence over a crucial section of…

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The shambles we’re in

by Dan Roodt The two responses to my letter alerting people to the destructive influence of Marxism and liberalism in South Africa do not really respond to the core of…

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Land reform and ‘Boerehaat’

by Dan Roodt Proletarian internationalism has never really inspired the so-called “silent majority” in South Africa, so it must count as one of the failures of the Left that they…

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Chinese want to buy SA platinum assets on the cheap after strikes

Bloomberg reports that China’s Long March Capital Ltd., which partners with Citic Group Corp., is considering buying South African platinum assets after their value was depressed by strikes, the company’s…