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

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? Continue reading

#ANCRoad2Mangaung: What has Motlanthe taught us?

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). Continue reading

My Open Letter to President Jacob Zuma

Dear President Jacob Zuma,

 You’re lucky that I took time to write you this letter. It does not happen likely, and when I do, you need to know that I am very concerned. And that’s putting it mildly. By the way, I am not into open letters like Ben Trovato – a Sunday Times columnist – but I think sometimes it is the only way in which we can address our concerns as citizens to you as our leader or have a hope (in hell?) that our concerns would reach you and hopefully addressed and given the utmost attention they deserve. Continue reading