Now register and vote the ANC out of power!

Now register and vote the ANC out of power!


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

THE Constitutional Court’s decision to dismiss the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)’s application for the postponement of this year’s local government elections last week, was significant. The Court’s ruling…

It was President Trump who divided us, it is now COVID19 vaccines


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

DONALD Trump’s rise to political power and to the presidency of the world’s superpower, the United States of America (USA), broke families and friendships. Trump was either hated,…

Ramaphosa must make AGOA a priority


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

IT HAS been a period of uncertainty all over the world over the past year, as the COVID19 pandemic swept across continents. Because of governments’ lockdowns, people have…

After visiting my old high school teachers


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

I WAS in my home province, KwaZulu-Natal, a few weeks ago. Spending a few days in my hometown of Stanger, also known as KwaDukuza, was pleasant as always.

While…

More African billionaires please


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

IT is an age of envy. Envy by politicians, the media and academia. This envy has been normalized worldwide. Those who are successful enough to have accumulated wealth…

COSATU should learn from Solidarity


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

TWO weeks ago, I visited Solidarity headquarters and Sol-Tech. Solidarity is a labour union and movement that owns Sol-Tech, a new technology college campus in Monument Park, Pretoria.…

South Africa twenty-seven years on


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH Africa’s first democratic elections were held on April 27, 1994. Hence the public holiday called Freedom Day this week.  It was a monumental day for the majority…

Good news from the ANC at last!


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

THE treasurer general of South Africa’s governing party the African National Congress (ANC), Paul Mashatile, has pronounced that Former President Jacob Zuma will campaign for the party ahead…

Cabo Delgado: SADC’s biggest security threat


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

As you may have heard, there is an Islamic terrorism crisis in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique. The stories we hear from that region are harrowing. The ISIS-linked terrorist…

The murder of my uncle


JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

I write this week’s column with a heavy heart. I am mourning the death of my uncle who was murdered in one of Johannesburg’s notorious townships last week.…