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Vukani Mde

Vukani Mde

    DA sins the same way as the ANC
    DA sins the same way as the ANC
    ANALYSIS
    It’s the DA’s duty to fix where it governs
    It’s the DA’s duty to fix where it governs
    Early on Monday morning, I went to run a short errand in my old township of New Brighton in Port Elizabeth. I finished quickly and decided to drive...
    Ramaphosa plays the hand he was dealt
    Ramaphosa plays the hand he was dealt
    The true art of politics is to extract the maximum benefit out of imperfect bargains. The successful politician takes even the most minimally...
    ​The ANC should charge and expel Zuma
    ​The ANC should charge and expel Zuma
    The ANC has had 13 presidents since its founding as the South African National Natives Congress back in 1912. A big part of the lore of the ANC...
    How the ANC can oust Zuma this month
    How the ANC can oust Zuma this month
    POLITICS
    Zuma’s exit won’t be swift or dignified
    Zuma’s exit won’t be swift or dignified
    The process to remove President Jacob Zuma will be neither simple nor quick, nor should it be. South Africans have become so accustomed to the...
    Saving the ANC - a 7-step programme
    Saving the ANC - a 7-step programme
    At dusk on Sunday December 17, as the ANC tied itself in knots about conference credentials and leadership nominations, a senior member of the...
    After 10 years at the helm of the ANC— We need to talk about Jacob Zuma
    After 10 years at the helm of the ANC— We need to talk about Jacob Zuma
    The tenure of Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma as president of the ANC has come to an end. His presidency of the country will continue to limp along for a...
    Metsimaholo will be a measure of the ANC’s problems
    Metsimaholo will be a measure of the ANC’s problems
    The ANC’s woes in Metsimaholo in the Free State started in 2014, when 320 workers belonging to the South African Municipal Workers’ Union...
    Municipality’s rot is in your face but there is         no clear-cut solution
    Municipality’s rot is in your face but there is  no clear-cut solution
    “This municipality collapsed under the ANC, unfortunately. If you want to get an idea of how, you just have to look at Moses Kotane Stadium in...
    Bruising Metsimaholo by-election shows ANC is bleeding support
    Bruising Metsimaholo by-election shows ANC is bleeding support
    The ANC’s electoral misery looks set to continue after a bruising by-election in the Free State has showed that the ruling party is continuing to...
    Will the Metsimaholo by-elections bring relief to its beleaguered residents?
    Will the Metsimaholo by-elections bring relief to its beleaguered residents?
    “This municipality collapsed under the ANC, unfortunately. If you want to get an idea of how, you just have to look at Moses Kotane Stadium, in...