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April, 2017

  • 9 April

    Anything ‘Junkier’ Than Status?

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    Leago Mamabolo and Geoffrey Shein South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, can be said to be a man who has weathered many storms- and not the good kind, if storms can be said to be any good. Zuma’s 2006 rape trial recently resurfaced in 2016 under the hashtags #RememberKhwezi and #1in3. …

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

  • 27 May

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

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    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

  • 25 March

    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 …