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Eyes on the ball …as SADC member states on high security alert
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Eyes on the ball …as SADC member states on high security alert

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire SADC security and defence officials are on high alert following intelligence reports of heightened destabilisation activities in countries governed by former liberation movements. Zimbabwe’s…

Will liberation parties wither reactionary storm across the region?
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Will liberation parties wither reactionary storm across the region?

Staff Reporter - Apr 18, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Factionalism, personality clashes, succession battles. All these matters not when it comes to the election season. Zimbabwe’s revolutionary Zanu-PF party always comes top…

The long shadow of the De Klerk regime
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The long shadow of the De Klerk regime

Staff Reporter - Apr 03, 2017

By Oupa Lehulere FREDERICK de Klerk succeeded in shaping post-apartheid South Africa in deep and fundamental ways. Every policy he spelt out in his 1990 speech has been…

ANC ponders policy, leadership
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ANC ponders policy, leadership

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - The ruling African National Congress, facing a myriad challenges from socio-economic pressures to questions about leadership, is due to hold its policy…

Zuma talks tough
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Zuma talks tough

Staff Reporter - Mar 13, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma has reignited the emotive issue of land redistribution here, urging black parties to unite and amend the country’s constitution…

Africa: Towards the Decolonisation of the International Criminal Court
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Africa: Towards the Decolonisation of the International Criminal Court

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Mkhosana Bingweni & Everistor Benyera IN PRESENT South Africa, the International Criminal Court has achieved new topical prominence and political currency. The opposition Democratic Alliance has…

Battle for ANC’s soul commences
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Battle for ANC’s soul commences

Staff Reporter - Jan 23, 2017

> Lovemore Ranga Mataire THE tussle for the control of Africa’s oldest liberation movement, the African National Congress (ANC), is heating up in South Africa where the…

ANC: Lessons from Trump’s victory
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ANC: Lessons from Trump’s victory

Staff Reporter - Nov 18, 2016

By Zuko Godlimpi IN HISTORICAL terms, Donald Trump’s victory in the race for the United States presidency was actually produced by the same objective circumstances that catapulted…

ANC must reconnect with black majority
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ANC must reconnect with black majority

Staff Reporter - Aug 22, 2016

By Joram Nyathi THE South African political landscape is fast unravelling. It is not a pretty prospect for the people of Nelson Mandela’s rainbow nation, nor for the…

ANC pays price over massacre
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ANC pays price over massacre

Staff Reporter - Aug 19, 2016

RUSTENBURG - Four years on‚ there has been no “reckoning” for Marikana‚ but there has been a “rejection” of the ruling party because of it. That is…

ANC: A time to introspect
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ANC: A time to introspect

Staff Reporter - Aug 12, 2016

SOUTH Africa’s ruling African National Congress, one of the enduring liberation movements in the region, is currently in the midst of a firestorm of internal inquisition after…

Lest We Forget: Remember June 16
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Lest We Forget: Remember June 16

Staff Reporter - Jun 15, 2016

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa June 16, 1976 was a turning point in the Freedom Struggle in South Africa, as developments that occurred since that fateful day confirm that much.…

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‘No easy walk to prosperity’…Road to success littered with bumps, says Zuma

Staff Reporter - Apr 25, 2016

Elvis Muraranganda Windhoek. — Pan African visionary Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s statement on economic emancipation made more than five decades ago was vindicated by South African President Jacob…

Motion to impeach South African President Zuma defeated
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Motion to impeach South African President Zuma defeated

Staff Reporter - Apr 12, 2016

A motion to impeach South African President Jacob Zuma, proposed by the opposition, was defeated in parliament on Tuesday. A debate ended in chaos as opposition MPs walked…

ANC at 104: The year of advancing people’s power
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ANC at 104: The year of advancing people’s power

Staff Reporter - Jan 20, 2016

> Ranjeni Munusamy The ANC’s slogan for 2016 could be something of a dare to the people of South Africa. People’s power could sweep the ANC towards…

Liberation rules Southern Africa
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Liberation rules Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Nov 23, 2015

> Lovemore Ranga Mataire The recent triumph of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) in the just ended Tanzania presidential elections is a pointer to the solidity and enduring…

Student protests expose ANC and DA
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Student protests expose ANC and DA

Staff Reporter - Oct 26, 2015

> Songezo Zibi The years spent trying to secure tertiary education enjoy the curious distinction of being simultaneously the worst and best years of my life as…