It is unlikely the president will announce structural changes today, despite education in dire need of major restructuring and an economy in decline.
Thabo Mbeki’s critique of South African historiography, and his attempt to correct this body of work, has set off a significant public discussion.
The president has backtracked on two major decisions in two months – first after he fired his finance minister; now he says he’ll #PayBackTheMoney.
Though it may never have lived up to the high ideals of its founder, its mandate certainly did
Readers write in about Mmusi Maimane, land politics, and TS Eliot.
The Zuma case tops the billing, followed by decisions about Hlophe and Pistorius
In most cases the politician becomes so obsessed with power and corruption, the only sane thing to do is chain them and spray them with cold water
Ordering women to stay virgins and not wear minis is akin to saying sex is a solo act
Citizens should not be plugging the gaps created by feckless politicians.
An all-rounder who led by example, a father figure and a warm comrade
Of most direct concern to the ANC is the matter of sovereignty: some ANC members have objected that the leadership no longer answers to them
The former EFF MP is guilty of a crude reductionism that contributes nothing to a nonracial society
The trouble is Mugabe probably knows that, according to international laws, he’s not much better than those he is criticising.
Zuma’s force is spent, how long he clings on for is largely irrelevant and the ANC is fresh out of ideas