CyrilThe Presidency has noted weekend media reports alleging internal conflict within the State Security Agency (SSA).

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PravinGThe storm pressuring Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to “come clean” over his meetings with the Guptas intensified this week, but in a 2016 parliamentary question he acknowledged that he met the controversial family.

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Mmusi MaimaneI have today submitted two separate applications in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) – one to the Presidency and one to the African Global Group, formerly Bosasa – to gain access to the contract for services rendered by the President’s son, Andile Ramaphosa, to the controversial facilities management company, Bosasa. Continue reading

EFFThe next general election is approximately a year away, and already the campaign season has started, albeit slowly. It will be a crucial one for opposition parties, since their erstwhile main issue, the presidency of Jacob Zuma, has since expired.

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Retiring from politics means I will work with all citizens irrespective of their political affiliations.

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Mbeki WinnieOnce again we the people of South Africa are compelled by our own deep sense of gratitude and appreciation, our very own human values, to lower our revolutionary banners in respect and in honour of a fallen icon of the revolutionary struggle of the people of South Africa, Comrade Winnie Nomzamo Madikizela-Mandela.

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Patricia De Lille

But as we know there is always a different standard when it comes to me: secret ballot for Zuma’s vote of no-confidence; open vote for De Lille; Premier Helen Zille could attend caucus meetings whilst she was suspended while I was not allowed to.  Continue reading

Athol Trollip

Nobody wants to, “cut the throat of my whiteness”, nor do they want to return this city to the very people they voted out of the office in 2016.

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Shumani Cele

If the economy collapses they all leave and find jobs in other countries cos they are about personal security and not about building a country for their future generations. They leave the peasants to suffer and rebuild then come back to claim jobs when all is well. Continue reading

Nomfundo MogapiHow do you spend your youth dodging bullets and imprisonment, fighting an unjust, cruel and inhumane system? How does one endure torture, rape, and witness brutal killings? How is it possible to experience such atrocities and yet remain unscathed?