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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 [...]

How DA can play the coalition game while sidelining the calamitous EFF

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Democratic Alliance, EFF, Elections, Mmusi Maimane|

I once compared being leader of the opposition to making [...]

ANC’s brazen hypocrisy on Venezuela reveals its warped view of the world

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Uncategorized, World Politics|

“Imagine,” a Western diplomat from a leading investor nation in [...]

The voices we hear – and don’t hear – as poll fever bites

By |January 27th, 2019|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Democratic Alliance, Elections, South African Politics, Uncategorized|

The rancorous tone of the election campaign here, even before [...]