South Africa: As the decay sets in…

The dictionary defines an economy as “any practical adjustment, organization or administration of affairs or resources, especially of industrial or financial affairs of the state.” “Economic determinism” declares that “all human activities, particularly political and social institutions, have their ultimate … Read the rest

Zuma ditches WEF session at Davos to chat with Swedish PM Stefan Löfven

“President Jacob Zuma met with Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven in Davos‚ Switzerland‚ on the margins of the World Economic Forum meeting on Thursday morning.”

The South African presidency issued this statement after the ANC leader was accused of “not … Read the rest

Zuma blames his government’s problems on apartheid

President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday heavily criticised opposition MPs, accusing them of being unpatriotic and of being in a state of denial over the amount of damage apartheid had done to South Africa.

Replying to the debate on his budget … Read the rest

‘Black car’ blamed for Zuma accident

A black car suspected to have caused the crash in which President Jacob Zuma’s children were injured on Friday morning was allegedly driven away after the accident.

A relative of Zuma’s wife Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma, the mother of Zuma’s two injured … Read the rest

New BRICS bank to challenge IMF

A new development bank launched by emerging economies will help all nations in distress to return to health, South African President Jacob Zuma said Monday.

The so-called Brics – Brazil, China, India, Russia and South Africa – announced last month … Read the rest

Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj rejects Media24 story about Motlanthe

Mac Maharaj
Mac Maharaj

According to presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj in a statement, “The Presidency strongly rejects the allegations made in the Media24 titles this weekend that President Jacob Zuma had a hand in an alleged withdrawal of an academic honour for … Read the rest

Zuma wants young black academics to replace retiring whites

Wits_University_Great_HallMore young black graduates are needed to fill academic posts at universities, President Jacob Zuma said on Monday.

“… We want to attract more young black graduates into academic careers,” he said in a speech prepared for delivery at the … Read the rest

Beware the Black Borg!

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by Albert Brenner

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The greatest bogeyman ever conjured up in order to keep rebellious white South Africans in line, comes in the form of an amorphous, same-thinking, same-feeling, black entity. This all-dominant Jungian (archetypal) mass … Read the rest

Kunene resigns from EFF

Kenny Kunene
Kenny Kunene enjoying a meal

‘Sushi King’ and porn entrepreneur Kenny Kunene has resigned from his senior position in Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) movement.

According to the Star, Kunene told the newspaper he was resigning as head of … Read the rest

DA strips ‘racist’ of party membership

Zuma surrounded by wives
Zuma surrounded by wives

The DA has stripped suspended Nelson Mandela Bay Metro DA councillor, Stanford Slabbert of his party membership after a disciplinary committee found him guilty of circulating an offensive and racist e-mail, criticising President Jacob Zuma.

In … Read the rest

Zuma reconstitutes Arms Commission


President Jacob Zuma has decided not to replace Justice Francis Legodi who resigned from the Arms Procurement Commission last week.

The President has reconstituted the Commission and it is now composed of Justice Willie Seriti as its Chairperson and … Read the rest

Zuma guard linked to ‘blue light’ crash

blue_lightThe black BMW which sped through a red traffic light and crashed in Braamfontein was registered to a presidential bodyguard, The Star reported on Thursday.

Maj-Gen Mzingaye Mxolisi Dladla, of the police’s presidential protection service, reportedly refused to comment to … Read the rest

Robert Mugabe plotted Jacob Zuma assassination, document claims


Zimbabwe’s political rivals have clashed over an apparently secret document said to be from intelligence sources that alleges an outlandish plot by President Robert Mugabe to hire a Lebanese murder squad to assassinate his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, … Read the rest

Mandela responding to treatment says Zuma

MandelacellFormer president Nelson Mandela is responding to treatment but is still in a critical but stable condition, says President Jacob Zuma.

“We are encouraged that Madiba is responding to treatment and urge the public to continue providing support and showering

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