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Christi van der Westhuizen

Christi van der Westhuizen

    ANC policy papers point to a party in a panic about losing power
    ANC policy papers point to a party in a panic about losing power
    The documents released ahead of the upcoming policy conference of the governing ANC expose a panicking party that sees enemies everywhere. While...
    Peace process as cover for occupation
    Peace process as cover for occupation
    Prayer's Road in Hebron in the West Bank stands as a metaphor for Israel's colonial project in Palestine. Houses dating back eight centuries to the...
    Deaths from unsafe abortions are rising
    Deaths from unsafe abortions are rising
    Controlling fertility is an integral part of the human condition, specifically for women. This is because of the reproductive capacity particular to...
    Race: The DA's elephant in the policy room
    Race: The DA's elephant in the policy room
    The Democratic Alliance (DA) is the only party predicted by election surveys to show significant growth in the 2014 election. Although the DA draws...
    Going gaga to get my bit
    Going gaga to get my bit
    "I ’m a free bitch." The astuteness of this observation by Lady Gaga – a refrain in her song Bad Romance –...