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You’d better believe politicians’  hot air
You’d better believe politicians’  hot air
Do you know who seems to be delighted with the election of Donald Trump? The white right. Over the past week, I have watched the likes of Steve...
School your politician or face the fallout
School your politician or face the fallout
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Fascist symbols take the cake
Fascist symbols take the cake
A senior Italian politician has defended a birthday cake that was made for him and decorated with Nazi and fascist symbols, saying that the...
EFF leader runs party affairs from his jail cell
EFF leader runs party affairs from his jail cell
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) North West secretary and the party's legislature chief whip Keobakile "Papiki" Babuile will remain in his...
Politicians: The good, the bad and the pretty
Politicians: The good, the bad and the pretty
Although our leaders strive to show voters their good side, journalists get to see their claws more often. Reporters wouldn't be doing their jobs...
Celebrate true loyalty -- even if it looks like betrayal
Celebrate true loyalty -- even if it looks like betrayal
Stand by your man. This past weekend, one of the best followers of that admonition presided over her daughter's nuptials -- a wedding that was as...
Zille thwarts ANC's illegal land grab
Zille thwarts ANC's illegal land grab
Western Cape premier Helen Zille has thwarted attempts by the former ANC ­provincial administration to illegally transfer 1400ha of provincial...
Suffer the citizen -
Suffer the citizen -
Rewind the clock back to the first three months of 1994 when the ANC was drawing up its list of candidates for the historic first democratic...
Careful what you fish for, Cosatu
Careful what you fish for, Cosatu
Cosatu, a vocal critic of foreign companies' exploitation of South Africa's fishing quotas, has a sizeable share in a local company with controversial business links with a convicted Spanish poacher. ...
Don't baby me
Don't baby me
'Hi babes!" This was the startling greeting I got from a senior politician when I arrived at his office to interview him for a TV show. I looked...
Showing their true colours
Showing their true colours
When a small-time Eastern Cape politician with aspirations for election to the local city council was arrested and charged with rape, his community...
[Video]State of play
[Video]State of play
We talk to editor-in-chief Nic Dawes about what we can expect from Zuma at this year's State of the Nation address.

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