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Mbeki’s document ‘a falsification’ of ANC principles — Pallo Jordan

ANC veteran Pallo Jordan believes former president Thabo Mbeki’s 30-page paper on land expropriation does not enrich the land discourse

Fund the labour of cultural workers, Mr President

"Our president has asked that we send him, maybe one of the places we should dispatch him to is to revisit the way art is funded".

And thus do I salute him

The poet fought injustice wherever he found it and became a key figure in the ANC-in-exile’s arts and culture department

Shivambu’s tips for obtaining a real qualification

Shivambu now has a master's degree. It's an actual qualification, and so we wondered what advice he'd give to those who wished they had a degree.

Ben Turok: Pallo Jordan’s strength lies in his history

Despite Pallo Jordan's resignation following reports of falsifying academic credentials, he is not history, writes the anti-apartheid activist.

Pallo Jordan deserves doctorate, says university rector

UFS rector and vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen says Jordan should have an honorary doctorate and commended him for stepping down voluntarily.

Editorial: Talk to us, Pallo Jordan

Pallo Jordan owes his supporters some explanation. Resigning is not coming clean.

Khaya Dlanga: Heroic lessons from Jordan’s retreat

We don’t know how many people are shaking in their boots now: they should come out now – before the qualifications police hound them too.

Pallo Jordan has proven he’s no Faustian sell-out

If he did indeed once sell his soul to the devil, Pallo Jordan has made up for it spectacularly by coming clean and resigning, writes Verashni Pillay.

Pallo Jordan and six other politicians caught in their lies

Many senior South African politicians have lied blatantly – only to be exposed by the law – so Pallo Jordan marks a break of sorts with the past.

Pallo Jordan ‘owns up to deceit’, resigns as ANC MP

ANC veteran Pallo Jordan has resigned as the ruling party's MP, following a newspaper report exposing his academic qualifications as a lie.

ANC’s Pallo Jordan resigns from Parliament

Embattled ANC MP Pallo Jordan has resigned from Parliament following reports that he faked his qualifications.

‘Dr Jordan,’ I presume – On making a big thing out of a small thing

Pallo Jordan's alleged falsification of his qualifications should be kept in perspective, argues Danny Schechter.

Lessons from the Dr Pallo furore

The "Dr" Pallo Jordan row should make us question the value we attach to status, position and wealth.

Do newspapers hate black people?

Pallo Jordan. Phumzile van Damme. It’s tempting to think newspapers are out to make black South Africans look bad, writes Verashni Pillay.

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