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March, 2017

  • 31 March

    The reshuffling of an already-weak hand of cards.


    Geoffrey Shein President Jacob Zuma fired Minister Pravin Gordhan last night. Zuma held an emergency meeting at his residential home where he announced the reshuffling of his cabinet along with the ousting of several ministers. This political reshuffling has removed the stalwart guardian of treasury: Pravin Gordhan. Now ex-minister, Pravin …

August, 2016

  • 9 August

    The Relevance of Women’s Day


    Mishka Wazar Women’s day is HERE, and for many of us are just looking forward to a day off from lectures and tutorials.  For others, the day will be spent catching up on work, nursing a hangover or maybe even driving to Port Elizabeth for the day.  I don’t think …

May, 2014

  • 29 May

    “No intellectuals in the DA” – Eusebius Mckaiser

    Eusebius McKaiser

    Speaking on Friday 23 May at the 12th annual Teach-In public lecture series hosted by the Rhodes University Department of Politics and International studies, Eusebius Mckaiser followed on what he said at his book launch the previous night and continued to give his direct views on the Democratic Alliance (DA). …

  • 27 May

    Zuma’s new cabinet: Who is In and Who is Out

    National Assembly of South Africa

    By Sibulele Magini The newly re-elected South African President, Jacob Zuma, made his cabinet announcement on Sunday evening, 25th May 2014. This is the country’s fifth administration since the dawn of democracy and will be leading the country in respective assigned departments in the next 5 years. There are some …

March, 2014

  • 12 March

    ANC struggling to maintain public support


    By Naledi Mashishi A recent poll discovered that national support for the African National Congress (ANC) has declined steadily in many provinces in South Africa and most notably in Gauteng. The Eastern Cape, which still remains the ANC stronghold, is the only province in the country where the ANC’s support has …