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Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Democracy and the left in post-apartheid South Africa — An interview with Ben Turok
Professor Ben Turok, now 92 years old, was an ANC member of Parliament in South Africa for 20 years. Turok is the sole surviving member of the...
Gender parity in Cabinet does not guarantee progress for women — activists
Gender parity in Cabinet does not guarantee progress for women — activists
In his announcement of South Africa’s national executive on Thursday evening, President Cyril Ramaphosa emphasised the centrality of gender...
Mabuza swearing-in postponed to address allegations before integrity commission
Mabuza swearing-in postponed to address allegations before integrity commission
ANC deputy president David Mabuza will not be sworn in as a member of Parliament on Wednesday.
Unembargoed: February 8 to 14
Unembargoed: February 8 to 14
Breaking down President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address
Supercool Jooste stays untouched
Supercool Jooste stays untouched
When Steinhoff former chief executive Markus Jooste left Parliament on Wednesday after an unremarkable testimony, he appeared unruffled.
White genocide: How the big lie spread to the US and beyond
White genocide: How the big lie spread to the US and beyond
The spike in advocacy against a so-called “white genocide” in South Africa can be traced to a co-ordinated campaign by right-wing group the...
​Will Zuma attend Sona? Wait & see…
​Will Zuma attend Sona? Wait & see…
Parliament has not officially received former president Jacob Zuma’s decision to decline an invitation to attend the State of the Nation address...
Don’t give me another 2016, please
Don’t give me another 2016, please
Congratulations. If you’re reading this you survived 2016. The Chinese Year of the Monkey, which, like a mischievous primate, exhausted, bemused...
Parliament 2016: Same politics, different brawls, new slogans and interesting insults
Parliament 2016: Same politics, different brawls, new slogans and interesting insults
Another year, and there were new rules, some brawls, a few new slogans, insults and old politics which dominated the 2016 year in Parliament.
​New law makes whistle-blowing riskier
​New law makes whistle-blowing riskier
More and more whistle-blowers seem to be emerging into the light as new revelations are made daily about state capture, but this is misleading. In...
Dumping the International Criminal Court is a betrayal of the victims of atrocities
Dumping the International Criminal Court is a betrayal of the victims of atrocities
Last week, South Africans learned some shocking news — their government has notified the United Nations of its intention to leave the...
Treasury does the maths on shifting Parliament to Pretoria – as Cape Town fumes
Treasury does the maths on shifting Parliament to Pretoria – as Cape Town fumes
“Cape Town has awakened too late to prevent the likely move of Parliament to Pretoria over the next few years, top government sources have...

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