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Elections: The great democratic swindle

The trust in democratic institutions in South Africa is in decline and there is general ambivalence towards constitutionalism

Hlaudi and Mngxitama speak out

African Content Movement leader Hlaudi Motsoeneg and Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama address the media.

Ace blames the weather

Party secretary general says the weather and the natural progression of democracy led to ANC decline

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ANC granted one last chance

The 65 percent of South Africa’s citizens who voted seem to have agreed that the ruling party deserves a final attempt to clean up its act

Ramaphosa’s reforms not certain

Local markets may enjoy a spell of post-election Ramaphoria, but the president now faces an uphill battle in truly fixing the broken economy

Bloody sand marks student’s death

A protest over alleged rigged SRC elections at TUT ended tragically

Electoral knowledge: Is Steven Friedman the only person in SA who gets the PR system?

Given the befuddlement of voters (and politicians) on August 3, perhaps it’s time a course in politics is made compulsory.

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Zuma won’t appear before Zondo commission on Monday, say his lawyers

Last year the commission asked the Constitutional Court to force the former president to appear. Although ruling has not been made, the summons remains valid, but Zuma’s lawyers say they won’t honour it

Molefe blames Ramaphosa for Eskom’s woes in statement to Zondo commission

Brian Molefe guns for Cyril Ramaphosa, alleging that the president’s relationship with Glencore was only a ploy to siphon money out of Eskom

Zondo commission: Lynne Brown reportedly says ‘eish’ when told of Zuma’s alleged Eskom meddling

More allegations against Jacob Zuma put before the state capture commission, as the questions the former president will have to answer when he appears next week continue to stack up

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