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Dance with the ‘devil’: Why SA has fought off the IMF for so long

The ANC has, until now, always rejected going to the International Monetary Fund, which underscores how bad our economic situation is

Right-wing Poland and the glorification of Hani’s killer

Polish anti-racism groups grow more concerned as the image of Chris Hani’s killer becomes normalised, with Janusz Walus’s likeness and name displayed on products for sale on a Naspers-owned website

Festac, the ANC and the arts

Keorapetse Kgositsile played a vital part in elevating the position of the cultural worker

Covid-19 levels a political football in the Western Cape

A move to level three lockdown for the province may become a battle between the Democratic Alliance, and the provincial opposition, the ANC

A full life, well lived

Denis Goldberg was a forthcoming, funny, angry, brutally honest and impressive man who never stopped fighting for what he believed in

Blanket scandal exposes potential for Covid-19 corruption

All of KwaZulu-Natal’s Covid-19 emergency spending has been centralised under the provincial treasury after the controversial purchase of R22-million of blankets by the social development department

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Jockeys without horses: Let’s all learn to be constructive

Although Benjamin Fogel denies the relevance of the South African Communist Party — and gets a few facts wrong — some of his points are correct

South Africa could use a communist party

The SACP is not building socialism, or even social democracy. Sadly, it has become just another party advancing the politics of patronage

Public Protector is being used by a ‘rogue intelligence unit’, says the SACP

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane must face an inquiry over her fitness to hold office, SACP second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila says

Impatient left could align with Ace

Alliance partners Cosatu and the SACP are in a tricky situation: they don’t want Magashule hawking their ideas, but they do want their ideas heard

Raymond Suttner’s long walk to graduation

The self-effacing struggle stalwart talks about finally receiving the degree he was denied during apartheid

JZ schmoozes voters before his court date

Zuma was campaigning ahead of the ANC’s annual January 8 statement, which will be delivered in Durban by President Cyril Ramaphosa on January 12

SACP welcomes Ramaphosa reshuffle

SACP spokesperson Alex Mashilo said the president had consulted its alliance partners ahead of the decision

SACP suspends former mayor linked to VBS bank scandal

The party's provincial spokesperson, Machike Thobejane, confirmed the suspension

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Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

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