Monthly Archives: August 2018

Come what May, there is a finer model for our future

When the economy is spluttering at 1% growth it is time to put on the hair shirt, not to go on a drinking binge

Visionary leadership is much commented on these days precisely because of its absence. It has almost disappeared from public life and politics, here and everywhere.

When you think of Winston Churchill or even […]

Architect of constitution Ramaphosa now puts Bill of Rights up for grabs

Late on Tuesday evening last week, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s “new dawn” morphed into a red twilight as night fell on two hugely instrumental documents, of which he was, by dint of bitter irony and in more hopeful times, a key architect.

In his ill-prepared announcement that section 25 of the constitution will be amended, without thought […]

In black and white: ANC’s great race to the bottom

When it comes to ‘representivity’ among its leaders the ruling party does not exactly walk its talk

Perhaps in his briefing folder for last week’s Brics summit in Sandton, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an article from The Times of India datelined July 23 2011.

It is headlined “Durban is largest ‘Indian city outside India’.” It […]

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