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Don’t cry for us: Argentina’s political nightmare is mirrored in SA

By |August 21st, 2019|Categories: Cyril Ramaphosa, International Politics, South African Politics|

Big investor selloff; huge currency decline against the US dollar; [...]

Incisive analyses of grievance-based nationalism expose ANC’s folly

By |August 12th, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Cyril Ramaphosa, South African Politics|

Three discrete encounters in Johannesburg recently reinforced the singular, stark [...]

‘Myopic Cyril can’t, or won’t, make the tough calls to prevent SA’s collapse

By |August 7th, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Cyril Ramaphosa, South African Politics|

There is the famous story of the British admiral, Lord [...]

Anti-truth Trump and bumbling Boris have nothing on SA’s shameless lot

By |July 24th, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Boris Johnson, Cyril Ramaphosa, Donald Trump, Public Protector|

In life the opposite of shame is shamelessness. In public [...]

We all know that Ace is far from alone. Now let’s do something about it

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Elections, South African Politics|

The recent Easter weekend coincided with the intensification of campaigning [...]

More votes for opposition could shift SA from its mix of toxic politics and bad economics

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Brexit, Cyril Ramaphosa, Donald Trump, South African Politics|

In 2014 Financial Times columnist Philip Stephens went to Moscow. [...]

SA’s parlous politics are more ‘Game of Thrones’ than Notre Dame

By |April 18th, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Elections, Opinion, South African Politics|

On Monday night, in the real world and in one [...]