Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

New dawn? More like a false sighting under Ramaphosa

Instead of co-ordinated governance, SA has seen disjointed decision-making and sweepingly bad decisions by the ANC

Tony Blair, in his first term as British Prime Minister in 1997, introduced the idea of ‘joined up government’. This idea changed and influenced, according to policy mavens, how structures are organised, how budgets are allocated and how public servants […]

By |July 25th, 2018|Cyril Ramaphosa, Nkandla, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma|0 Comments

New dawn? More like a false sighting under Ramaphosa

Instead of co-ordinated governance, SA has seen disjointed decision-making and sweepingly bad decisions by the ANC

Tony Blair, in his first term as British Prime Minister in 1997, introduced the idea of ‘joined up government’. This idea changed and influenced, according to policy mavens, how structures are organised, how budgets are allocated and how public servants […]

By |July 4th, 2018|Cyril Ramaphosa, Nkandla, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma|0 Comments

Cometh the hour, cometh the man — in Pretoria as in Paris

Last Sunday heralded the promise of real political change in France and South Africa. Tony Leon analyses the parallels and differences

There’s a pessimistic French expression Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose, which translates as  the more things change, the more they stay the same. 

Two unrelated political events exactly one week ago will- depending […]

This doctor won’t cure SA

If you have liked the presidency of Jacob Zuma so far, you will love the possible future rule of his former wife, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

And while our Department of International Relations and Co-operation has been mute on the use by the Syrian government of poison gas on its own people, it has found the time […]