POLITICS LIVE: Good. Malema has discovered the dangers of populism

It's simple, really. You need to choose your causes as carefully as you choose your friends

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Crowd shouts down Zuma with demand for textbooks

The crowd shouted “dibukau”‚ which means books in Sepedi‚ every time Zuma chanted “amandla”

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JUSTICE MALALA: The truth behind the 'white monopoly capital' propaganda assault

'Truth does not matter to them. Their motto is simple: Paint anyone who has taken on the Guptas in the worst possible light'

7 hours ago
POLITICS LIVE: Join Zuma's dots and Gordhan's future looks bleak

The heady politics of the Gupta/Zuma camp in the first three weeks of January have been loudly laying the groundwork for something big ...

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Guptas tear into Gordhan over banking decision

The papers described Gordhan’s application as an “abuse of power” and an “effort to involve the independent judiciary to settle political scores”

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LILY GOSAM: The truth about the ANC's descent down the ladder of power

A detailed analysis of the 2016 election shows how the party is no longer in a majority in urban areas and is losing rural voters

2 months ago
POLITICS LIVE: A hidden hand still protects Hlaudi Motsoeneng

He is at the centre of the SABC storm, no matter how you parse it

3 days ago
Zuma, the Guptas and the Russians — the inside story

A nuclear procurement process in a constitutional democracy should be transparent, logical, considered, legal, participatory, and unbiased

5 days ago
Can Patricia de Lille finally get round to dealing with apartheid in Cape Town?

Her administration has failed to recognise the enduring legacy of apartheid city design and its main premise: segregation

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'Implicated' Motsoeneng won't testify to Parliament

MPs on the committee argued that the committee needed to meet strict deadlines‚ and could not call more witnesses

4 days ago
REVEALED: How Zuma planned to capture the country

Their objectives are naïve and disastrous - so much so that they tripped at the first step, namely the firing and replacement of finance minister Nhlanhla Nene

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Zuma, the Guptas and the great media heist

Lap-dog newspapers, set-top boxes, a cowering public broadcaster and a plan to own the public mind

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Is it constitutional to make hate speech an offence?

Speech doesn’t necessarily have to incite harm to be a crime under the Bill. It is sufficient for it to incite contempt or ridicule.

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Public protector lays criminal charges over leaking of Absa report

The Public Protector wants to find out how the leak occurred and who was behind it‚ 702 reported

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Zuma wants Nkosazana in his cabinet

The move would bolster Dlamini-Zuma’s profile and chances of replacing Zuma as leader of the ruling African National Congress at a conference in December, ...

6 days ago
DANIEL SILKE: Zuma can't keep his hands off the ANC succession battle

To be seen as a recipient of Zuma’s political patronage may still come home to haunt those like Nkosazana-Dlamini Zuma

7 days ago
Zuma, spies, smugglers and the killing fields of Marikana

'Nothing is impossible in these days of treachery and treason'

7 days ago
Zuma to ANC: Stop talking about who will take over from me

We’re not saying people shouldn’t express themselves‚ this is a democracy. But how you express yourself tells what kind of a leader you are

7 days ago
JUSTICE MALALA: South Africa's year of politicking dangerously

It is confusing. It is sometimes scary. How does one navigate such a noisy, contested terrain, particularly in South Africa?

7 days ago
Jacob Zuma's adventures in political theology

God seems an unlikely backer at the next general election. God, it would seem, is not an ANC loyalist, but rather a floating voter

10 days ago