Dali Tambo

Dreaming of exile – memories of a rainbow nation childhood

Naledi Yaziyo reflects on her childhood fascination with people born into exile, and the way her perceptions of shaped her worldview.

Dali Tambo in defence of the Constitution and ANC veterans

"Tambo said he had witnessed “honest and open reflection” at the policy conference"

Dali Tambo on the ANC’s lodestars

Dali Tambo popped into the ANC's national policy conference to discuss what the ANC can glean from its leaders past and what it needs to do today.

Malema confident over EFF candidates’ chances

EFF leader Julius Malema says he is confident about the list of candidates the party has submitted to the IEC.

Meet Robert Mugabe: Still smooth at 90

Drowzy Mole digs into his bank of bits 'n bobs and finds a piece that was cut from Dali Tambo's famous interview with "the Zimbabwe Ruins".

Dali Tambo: Artists must remove rabbit from Mandela’s ear

Tambo says the artists must remove the bronze rabbit from Madiba's ear at their own cost, but could perhaps relocate it to the garden near the statue.

Nothing wrong with Dali Tambo’s interview of Robert Mugabe

Why did Dali Tambo's interviewing style of Robert Mugabe deserve such vitriolic attack from Verashni Pillay, wonders ANC chairperson Luther Lebelo.

Weekend 101: Oscar media scrum and a broke ANCYL

This week the media got a tongue lashing over its Oscar Pistorius coverage, the ANC Youth League is in the red and twerkers let it all hang out.

Why Dali Tambo’s Robert Mugabe interview was just PR

Dali Tambo's mistake is to insist upon a mythical neutrality that gives him permission to avoid the hard questions, writes Verashni Pillay.

Dali Tambo has lunch with the Mugabes

A "People of the South" episode catches Robert Mugabe over lunch with his wife and children, talking of love, family, politics and Tony Blair.

Zuma: Women must have children

Jacob Zuma's comments that it's "not right" for women to be single, and that having children is "extra training for a woman" have caused dismay.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income