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Friday, September 18, 2020
By: Silumko Bushula Dear Mr President I write the letter with a heavy heart, that today and during your tenure as the President of the ANC and also the duly elected President of the Republic of South Africa, the life of a Black person does not matter, while we just concluded Women's Month not so long ago, the hair of a...
By: Clyde Ramalaine On Saturday, September 5, Nathaniel Bradley “Lockies” Julies a 16-year old Eldorado Park boy with special needs defined in being Down Syndrome was laid to rest in the Hero’s Acre of the Klipspruit West Cemetery. His account from reasonable obscurity thrusts itself on our collective and public consciences in a horrific incident that played out a week before...
By: Mcebo Dlamini There is something heavy in the question posed by Oliver Mtukudzi on the song Todii. There is something about the immediacy and sincerity in his voice when he asks; what shall we do? Perhaps the context is different but as I was going through the different responses both textual and in praxis regarding the Clicks saga I...
By: Mcebo Dlamini Is there even a soul to save? The ANC has been going through an unprecedent degeneration in the recent years that made one doubt whether there was even a possibility of redemption. What was once the largest and perhaps most important vehicle for social change in our society seemed to be beyond repair. The ship seemed to...
By: Gauteng RET President Zuma Support Group  The current special meeting of the ANC’s National Executive Committee (NEC), that commenced yesterday afternoon with corruption as it’s main agenda point, is likely to go down in history as one of the most crucial NEC meetings in the 108 year history of the ANC. The African National Congress (ANC) is in the throws of...
By: Andile Lungisa In his 1941 Presidential Address to that year's ANC National Conference, Dr Xuma said: "To Congress we must be loyal and true. For Congress, we must forget any personal or sectional interests or gain. We must put the cause and the interests of the people before any expediency.. .To be true leaders, we must put the interests and...
By: Cyril Ramaphosa Dear Comrade, I write this letter to you, my fellow ANC member, as our movement and our country face one of the greatest challenges since the advent of democracy. I am sure that you are aware that across the nation there is a sense of anger and disillusionment at reports of corruption in our response to the coronavirus pandemic....
By: Mphumzi Mdekazi Recently inspired by the Presidential contender of the United States of America (Joe Biden), on the day he introduced his running mate (Kamala Harris), he quizzically provoked the state of American Nation, by emphatically interrogated and passionately demanded answers on the Common purpose of the American Nation. This article draws strength from Biden’s progressive question, because one of...
JOHANNESBURG - Since the government launched the R200 billion loan scheme to help financially distressed small businesses keep afloat during the Covid-19 pandemic, only R11.7bn has been transferred to companies, according to the National Treasury. In other words, more than R188bn is sitting in the banking system at a time when some desperate enterprises have not opened their doors since the...
By: Phatse Justice Piitso  The question we need to ask is, where is the Five hundred billion rands? Yesterday I received a much revealing call from one of my friends, who is a South African white farmer. He said to me that the sunset is taking into the nights the glory of the day. What he said was he is not sure if...


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