Posts Tagged ‘ANC’

Why ANC’s right not to vacate Tlokwe offices

In Politics, Society on July 30, 2013 at 12:38 PM

Following the North Gauteng High Court decision yesterday to dismiss African National Congress’s application to declare unlawful a council meeting in Tlokwe Municipality which resolved to elect Democratic Alliance’s Annette Combrink as a mayor, I commended the provincial government decision to respect the court ruling. Read the rest of this entry »

Tlokwe: ANC’s test to fight corruption

In Politics on July 7, 2013 at 8:18 PM

The reaction from and steps to be taken by @MyANC_ on what happened this week at the Tlokwe Municipality makes one – and reasonable voters too, who, of course, don’t vote for loyalty but for services – wonder whether the ruling party is serious about fighting corruption even when its members are implicated, directly or otherwise. Read the rest of this entry »

Gov Mboweni: Intellectually independent or bitter?

In Media, Politics, Society on April 21, 2013 at 5:03 PM

Former South African Reserve Bank Governor, Tito Mboweni – who signs off most of his tweets at @tito_mboweni as “Gov” (for Governor, I think) – has been his unusual self of late, throwing criticism on Twitter and on newspaper articles. What’s up Gov? Read the rest of this entry »

Was Independent Newspapers’ Gaye Davis ‘right’ to resign?

In Media, Politics, Society on December 19, 2012 at 1:16 PM

What does Independent Newspapers deputy political editor Gaye Davis’ resignation this week over The Star’s Cyril dumps Zuma report mean for the media in general especially during this ANC Elective conference in Mangaung where every Madam & Eve wants to break news? Read the rest of this entry »

#ANCRoad2Mangaung: What has Motlanthe taught us?

In Media, Politics, Society on December 12, 2012 at 8:39 PM

As we draw close to the African National Congress’ elective conference in Mangaung, Bloemfontein in a week’s time where it appears some party delegates will choose to retain President Jacob Zuma as its president while others will choose to replace him with his deputy, Kgalema Motlanthe it is important for all voting delegates going to Mangaung to really sit down and reflect on what this #Road2Mangaung leadership battle means before deciding which of them stays (or goes, even). Read the rest of this entry »


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