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Athini Majali

The Chains are yet to be broken Athini Majali   Athini Majali As the day approached to make a mark and challenge the current predicaments that face South Africa in the interim, I felt more than obliged to raise my voice and choose how I would like the country to be …

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20 Years of Democracy in The Press

Pictured: Rod Amner. Photo by Greg Roxburgh

Bill Gates warned that we always overestimate the change that occurs in two years and underestimate the change that occurs in ten. While South Africans like to bemoan the general lack of transformation in the democratic era, Gates is on the money here, which is why I’m not going to …

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SAMWU makes demands to Makana

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By Loyiso Gxothiwe It is business as usual for Makana Municipality as the South African Municipal Workers’ Union (SAMWU) have ended their sit-in and have returned to work as of 25 March. However, according to SAMWU chairperson, Zola Kolisi, the return to work might be temporary if the municipality does not …

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DA seeks repayment for Nkandla


By Jean-Andre’ Deenik Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report stated that President Jacob Zuma needs to pay back a majority of the funds from taxpayer’s money on Nkandla Gate. The Democratic Alliance has now taken it into their hands to ensure that such payments are made and currently want a payment plan …

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Thuli Madonsela reveals the truth about Nkandla


By Jean-Andre’ Deenik South African Public Protector Thuli Madonsela released her 400 page report on the upgrades of Nkandla, President Jacob Zuma’s homestead on Wednesday 19 March. After the release of the exposition by the Mail and Guardian, Jacob Zuma addressed parliament stating that “All the buildings and every room …

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