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No festival of lights here. And forget about a miracle

By |December 23rd, 2022|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Cyril Ramaphosa, Elections, Eskom, Loadshedding, South African Politics|

On Wednesday I bumped into a veteran journalist just back [...]

Shades of Waterkloof: let’s talk about that Russian ship on Cape shores

By |December 14th, 2022|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Cyril Ramaphosa, Democratic Alliance, John Steenhuisen, Vladimir Putin|

Back in 1973, the New York Times master columnist and [...]

With Ramaphosa’s zugzwang, it’s goodbye to the new dawn

By |December 8th, 2022|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Cyril Ramaphosa, Democratic Alliance, Elections, Parliament, Phala Phala, South African Politics|

Goodbye To All That was the title of the 1929 autobiography [...]

We’re back where ‘restraint and generosity’ are outlandish for a leader

By |November 30th, 2022|Categories: African National Congress (ANC), Cyril Ramaphosa, Nelson Mandela, South African Politics|

Does effective, shapeshifting leadership require its exemplars to push against [...]

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