patronage

 
​Three Ps against progress
​Three Ps against progress
Three Ps stand between the progressive vision of our constitution and reality for most of our people: privilege, patronage and patriarchy.
Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa
Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa
The politics of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) may be hogging today’s headlines, but they are a symptom of the...
​Amnesty ‘not the answer’ for Zexit
​Amnesty ‘not the answer’ for Zexit
NEWS ANALYSISTime is running out and talk of an exit strategy for President Jacob Zuma has begun in earnest, but he would be better off...
Political observers: SA has become a police state
Political observers: SA has become a police state
An opposition MP in Cape Town and a senior civil servant in Pretoria agreed on one thing this week – South Africa is not veering towards a police...
Editorial: Eskom hand-out gets red card
Editorial: Eskom hand-out gets red card
Amid blackouts, rising costs, plummeting profits and credit-rating downgrades, it is concerning that Eskom could lavish a R43-million breakfast...
ANC donors should expect nothing in return, says Mkhize
ANC donors should expect nothing in return, says Mkhize
"It's a free donation that will lead to nothing else," Mkhize told reporters in Bloemfontein on Thursday.