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Susan Booysen

Susan Booysen

    The ANC leadership race will go down to the wire: Here’s why
    The ANC leadership race will go down to the wire: Here’s why
    The suspense is tangible as the ANC approaches its fiercely contested 2017 elective...
    The ANC faces dreadful choices as voters grow more sceptical
    The ANC faces dreadful choices as voters grow more sceptical
    South Africa’s governing African National Congress is caught between the mythological monsters Scylla and...
    ANC policy anarchy – leaders are too weak to lead, or too weak to take over
    ANC policy anarchy – leaders are too weak to lead, or too weak to take over
    Disputed resolutions, deferred decisions and policy uncertainty were the prime bequests of the policy conference of the African National Congress to the troubled...
    A woman president in SA? Sadly Dlamini-Zuma offers more of the same
    A woman president in SA? Sadly Dlamini-Zuma offers more of the same
    For South Africa’s beleaguered governing African National Congress the rise of a high-calibre woman leader should signal a turning of the pages,...
    ​The ANC’s post-election behaviour will signal whether our democracy has matured
    ​The ANC’s post-election behaviour will signal whether our democracy has matured
    Nothing in the liberation struggle readied the ANC for the role of opposition party. Even the ANC’s worst days in government in 20 years did not...
    The accidental constitutionalists
    The accidental constitutionalists
    Though this week’s Constitutional Court judgment on President Jacob Zuma’s financial culpability for the nonsecurity features of his Nkandla home...
    Jacob Zuma likes to be cast as a man of the people – but is he?
    Jacob Zuma likes to be cast as a man of the people – but is he?
    The twilight of Jacob Zuma’s controversial leadership of the governing African National Congress (ANC) and the country finds both in a...
    Puppet master ensures that he alone pulls the strings
    Puppet master ensures that he alone pulls the strings
    Executive state power in the time of President Jacob Zuma is diffused, with no single and predictable structure definitively representing where...
    ANC's politics revolve around JZ's survival
    ANC's politics revolve around JZ's survival
    The ANC in the time of President Jacob Zuma has evolved into a compromised and weakened organisation hanging on to its liberation credentials. At the...