Ramaphosa must confront the labour unions this year

Ramaphosa must confront the labour unions this year


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH Africa’s labour unions have gone wild over the past years and President Cyril Ramaphosa must confront them on their constant excessive demands. The unions have stalled economic…

An open letter to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng


STANGER, SOUTH AFRICA

Dear Chief Justice Mogoeng,

I am writing this letter because I want to acknowledge your indispensable role in our country – and to wish you a Happy New Year.

South…

Looking back at Trump’s presidency


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

DONALD Trump’s first, and last term as President of United States of America (US) is coming to an end – after he was defeated by Democratic Party presidential…

South Africa and rest of Africa in the age of Cold War II


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

THE tensions between China and United States of America (US) are at a boiling point. Anybody who believes in world peace should be concerned about the escalating tensions…

DA should be given an opportunity to govern South Africa


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

THE people who will be elected by Democratic Alliance (DA) members as new leaders of the party this weekend will face trials and tribulations in South Africa’s toxic…

A second chance in life


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

IT IS a miracle. That I am alive, with a functional brain, after an accident that almost killed me on the afternoon of August 2 is really a…

South Africa won’t be fixed, and the worst is on the way


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

AT this point, it’s fair to say that South Africa is a total mess. Anybody who disagrees with this assertion is fooling themselves.

All economic fundamentals are in terrible…

We are responsible for our own progress


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

OVER the past weeks, I couldn’t help thinking about how important it is for us young black people to remember that we are responsible for our own progress.

Much…

I don’t think systemic racism is a big problem for black people today


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

WE all should be cognizant of  the fact that racism exists.  Anybody  who denies that some people are racist is fooling themselves.

We witness and hear about racism in…

Ramaphosa’s handling of COVID-19 and the complexities of statesmanship


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

STATESMANSHIP is no simple task. Those who have practiced it attest to the complexity of the profession.

The journey to statesmanship alone is a gruelling one in politics.

One needs…