Tony Leon

 
Tony Leon remembers great soldier Colin Eglin
Tony Leon remembers great soldier Colin Eglin
In November 1994, at the end of the first session of South Africa's first democratic Parliament, I arranged for a small group of Democratic...
SA's cadre ambassadors: Something to worry about?
SA's cadre ambassadors: Something to worry about?
In the curious world of foreign diplomacy, discretion is everything. So even as news organisations reported that the Argentine government has given...
City of spit and polish
City of spit and polish
Buenos Aires, populated by descendants of Spanish and Italian immigrants, is a vast city of 18-million people.
Leon, Skweyiya, Balfour earmarked for diplomatic posts
Leon, Skweyiya, Balfour earmarked for diplomatic posts
Former opposition leader Tony Leon and former ministers Zola Skweyiya and Ngconde Balfour have been earmarked for diplomatic posts, the International Relations Department said on Monday....
Leon, leaving Parliament, calls for job creation
Leon, leaving Parliament, calls for job creation
Making his last speech in the National Assembly before giving up his seat and retiring to become a mere citizen after 20 years of parliamentary...
Born-again Nats behind Zuma
Born-again Nats behind Zuma
Embattled ANC president Jacob Zuma has drawn support from a rather surprising quarter -- the born-again National Party.
Raising the Bar
Raising the Bar
The seeds of the current political assault on the judiciary were sown in 1994, when the ANC used race to bring the judges to heel, former DA leader...
Political books go pop
Political books go pop
Books about the state of the nation and local political figures are not just winning prizes and critical acclaim, they are also the surprise new...
Politicians chuckle at Mandela's sense of humour
Politicians chuckle at Mandela's sense of humour
Among the many accolades showered on Nelson Mandela at a joint sitting of Parliament on Friday were some shining examples of his well-known sense...
Tony Leon's father tied up, assaulted
Tony Leon's father tied up, assaulted
Retired judge Ramon Leon, the father of former DA leader Tony Leon, was attacked at his home in an upmarket Durban lodge, the Pretoria News...
Leon slams Hlophe, Mbeki and Zuma
Leon slams Hlophe, Mbeki and Zuma
The Democratic Alliance's (DA) Tony Leon on Monday accused President Thabo Mbeki, African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma and Cape...

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