Monthly Archives: January 2017

DA spots economic benefits in fields rejected by ruling party’s dogma

Forays to Taiwan and Israel show a willingness to put trade before the ANC’s outdated political solidarity, writes Tony Leon Tshwane DA mayor Solly Msimanga brought out the dragon in the pro-Sino ANC with his recent jaunt to the Middle Kingdom’s enemy Taiwan. No doubt, this week new heights of apoplexy will be scaled in [...]

By |2017-01-18T21:18:23+00:00January 17th, 2017|Jacob Zuma, Opinion, South African Politics|0 Comments

Coach Zuma’s ANC is in a relegation battle

What is it about sport that provides so many cautionary tales for life generally and politics in particular? Such an irreverent thought fleetingly occurred to me as I half-watched the ANC's 105th birthday bash at Orlando Stadium on Sunday. Perhaps it was the venue itself: like the organisation it hosted, pretty ancient and somewhat modest [...]

By |2017-01-15T21:36:22+00:00January 11th, 2017|Jacob Zuma, Opinion, South African Politics|0 Comments