Politics

Judgment of hate

People from Rwanda and Congo are refugees in South Africa because of the consequences of hatred and division in their countries. If you really know the suffering caused by civil war, you would never support any man who preaches division and hatred.  Unity has always been and will always be the best thing that can […]

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First-off 2020

The first salvo of the New Year: The attack on foreign nationals is not on Mzansi! We are making ourselves a laughing stock of the world. Pan-Africanism is the way to go. Africa starts in Egypt, Cairo, to the southern-most tip of the continent in South Africa, Cape Town, and from Senegal, Dakar, in the […]

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Bottomless pits

State Owned Entities (SOEs) are hurting us more by keeping them just to spite White Monopoly Capital (WMC). WMC losses nothing whilst we (the government and the people at large) lose billions and billions in bail-outs every two years or so.  In theory, nationalisation is a great pro-poor concept that should assist a country solve […]

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Best CEOs

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg created their own multi-billion dollar companies from scratch. Because of their entrepreneurial and business management skills they are among the richest business men in the world. Without any doubt, they are the best CEOs in the world.  But even if you could employ Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg to manage […]

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Factions make fractions

Mmusi Maimane resigned as the leader of South Africa’s second largest political party, Democratic Alliance (DA). His resignation comes right after yet another exit from the party by former businessman Herman Mashaba who will leave his position as mayor of Johannesburg at the end of November.  It is said that some people within the party […]

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Apology? For what!

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s gesture to bow in submission to pressure from African states, by apologising for the recent xenophobic insurgency, shows how weak the man is. If anything, these African countries should apologize to South Africa, for throwing off their burden on South Africa and for the crimes that their citizens have committed in our […]

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All partied out

Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane, has hinted at the possibility of forming a new political party and is rumoured to be crisscrossing the country, in consultation with different stake holders, before a new political party is announced. Maimane said South Africa needs a ‘new vehicle’ to take SA forward, but the fact is South Africans […]

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Regulatory capture – SA after the sale of Eskom

In the 1990s, many countries in the former Soviet bloc, Latin America, Africa and Asia adopted, in varying degrees, reforms aimed at replacing state intervention with market-driven policies. This was deemed a resounding victory for neoliberal economics and market fundamentalists. Luigi Manzetti claims, ‘Theoretically, they were based upon the theories of neo-liberal economists such as […]