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Ongama Mtimka

Ongama Mtimka

Ongama Mtimka is a researcher, lecturer, and political analyst based at Nelson Mandela University.
Transformation strides put DA at a crossroads
Transformation strides put DA at a crossroads
Now that the Democratic Alliance (DA) has taken significant steps to transform itself in response to the need to move beyond representing minorities, the party could enter a chaotic transition, which might change its voter demographics or even lead to the formation of a splinter...
ANC should see public office as a civil service
ANC should see public office as a civil service
The ANC should change how it sees offices held by elected party officials and those deployed in the state from being centres of power to centres of...
Ramaphosa has walked a difficult tightrope successfully thus far
Ramaphosa has walked a difficult tightrope successfully thus far
ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa and his team have walked a tightrope since assuming office. And so far so good — they have been able to...
Why the SACP needs to cut the ANC umbilical cord. Or perish
Why the SACP needs to cut the ANC umbilical cord. Or perish
The South African Communist Party (SACP) resolved at...
Ramaphosa has what it takes to fix an ailing ANC. But ...
Ramaphosa has what it takes to fix an ailing ANC. But ...
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his availability to
Bumpy political ride ahead: What the EFF's coalition refusal means for South Africa
Bumpy political ride ahead: What the EFF's coalition refusal means for South Africa
South Africa’s radical opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will not be going into a...