Politics

Who judges the judges?

The judiciary and the media in SA present a serious conundrum for our young democracy – the institutions are deemed incorruptible and insulated from corruption and error of judgment.  But the presentation before the judges by this individual (see video) reveals what could be termed one of the biggest fears in the project of entrenching […]

Politics

Brinkmanship

There’s a 500+ page tome waiting for my winter break, Ramaphosa’s biography.  The 2019 election campaign became very ‘presidentialised’ – as if your vote was for a president, not the party that would make him (no females) president. As with many of the rest of the country who did not vote for the party that […]

Politics

Billionairs battleground

The ongoing damning testimony of former Bosasa CEO Angelo Agrizzi in the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, has pitted the Watson family against the Guptas, in a contest of state capture kingpins. Agrizzi has painted an extensive network of bribes and corruption emanating from the Watsons and not linked to the Gupta family. […]