President Jacob Zuma’s axing of Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan and his deputy was brazen, but expected. It has been met with unprecedented outrage, but Zuma isn’t budging. The question is, can the ANC do the extraordinary, and vote out its president in Parliament?
Premier of the Western Cape Helen Zille tweeting that colonialism wasn’t all bad goes to the heart of what apartheid remains deeply to blame for – a nation that has been unable to forge a common understanding and a shared vision for South Africa
Government’s mishandling of the social security grant (SASSA) payment system has made the country peer into the abyss. The Concourt will hear the matter on Wednesday; the Minister best beware the Ides of March.
Government’s proposals to clampdown on immigration and a recent disgraceful xenophobic march against African and Asian nationals living in South Africa reveals a society from top to bottom, across the political spectrum, confused and at odds with the values embraced by its Constitution.