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Did President Zuma really call his booers “empty vessels”?

In Media, Politics, Society on April 23, 2014 at 9:41 AM

The New Age said President Jacob Zuma referred to his booers “empty vessels”. Did he really say that? Doesn’t this remind you of the “dirty” votes comment by ANC member and Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane? Read the rest of this entry »

Can AMCU members live on R42 each?

In Media, Politics, Society on April 16, 2014 at 9:35 AM

AMCU has reportedly said today that it has injected about R1m cash into the strike fund set up for its 25 000 members who have been on strike at Implats, Lonmin and Amplats for almost three months to date. Read the rest of this entry »

Bully City of Johannesburg dealt a blow by ConCourt

In Media, Politics, Society on April 10, 2014 at 10:50 AM

The Constitutional Court on 4 April 2014 delivered a victory for the registered street traders who were illegally removed from their designated stands by the City of Johannesburg late last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Social Networks: Licence to defame?

In Media, Politics, Society on April 9, 2014 at 8:18 AM

One is never amazed at how some members of the society hide behind the social networks like Facebook and Twitter, among others, and “freedom of expression” defence defaming other people while forgetting limitations thereof. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Should Madonsela give the Nkandla report to Parliament?

In Media, Politics, Society on April 7, 2014 at 9:08 PM

I have read and heard comments by many, especially those whose comments can be interpreted as defending President Jacob Zuma, that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela should have submitted her Nkandla investigation report to Parliament for consideration on whether to implement its recommendations or not. Read the rest of this entry »

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