Zuma impressed with respect shown by Venda women who lay down to show respect

Once again President Jacob Zuma illustrates that his personal views are out of line with the constitutional requirements Continue reading

Raymond Suttner: ANC crisis-is NUMSA giving us a lead?

I have posted reports on the NUMSA impending split from the ANC ,SACP and possibly COSATU as a whole. Continue reading

No political home in ANC -NUMSA member

http://www.enca.com/south-africa/no-political-home-anc-says-numsa-member

Matuma Letsoalo, Mmanaledi Mataboge, Gatvol Numsa turns off ANC tap

http://mg.co.za/article/2013-12-20-00-gatvol-numsa-turns-off-anc-tap

Philip de Wet, Thandeka Nene, Nkandla builder being held in Seychelles for fraud

http://mg.co.za/article/2013-12-19-thandeka-nene-is-being-held-in-the-seychelles-for-attempted-fraud

Sarah Evans, Nkandla task team vs Madonsela

http://mg.co.za/article/2013-12-19-nkandla-task-team-vs-madonsela

Pallo Jordan, Mandela understood the complexities of his role

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2013/12/19/mandela-understood-the-complexities-of-his-role

Chilean centre-left election victory, basis for major reforms

https://portside.org/2013-12-18/chile-election-victor-michelle-bachelet-pledges-major-reforms

Carol Paton, Zuma entrenched as leader but ANC faces flagging support

http://www.bdlive.co.za/national/politics/2013/12/19/news-analysis-zuma-is-entrenched-as-leader-but-anc-faces-flagging-support

Nomboniso Gasa debates Lesley Dikeni on whether there are intellectuals in Africa and SA

Nomboniso Gasa: Eloquent silences. Critique of National Development Plan (NDP) from gender and cultural perspective

Ahmed Kathrada’s beautiful tribute to Mandela

http://www.iol.co.za/news/kathrada-s-full-tribute-to-mandela-1.1622835#.Uq3Lq6XH1SU

CIA involvement in Mandela arrest in 1962

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/12/13/one_of_our_greatest_coups_the

Thabo Mbeki on Jacob Zuma, and power and corruption in South Africa

http://www.channel4.com/news/thabo-mbeki-jacob-zuma-south-africa-power-corruption-people?fb_action_ids=10201669984683684&fb_action_types=og.recommends&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%5B479113792207333%5D&action_type_map=%5B%22og.recommends%22%5D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D

Raymond Suttner, On Mandela’s models of masculinity

http://mg.co.za/article/2013-12-12-the-youth-can-take-a-leaf-out-of-the-book-of-a-man-in-touch-with-his-masculinity

Percy Zvomuya, The Day Zuma lost control of the party

http://africasacountry.com/the-day-zuma-lost-control-of-the-party/

Fake sign language person at Mandela memorial may have read the meaning of proceedings best, by Richard Poplak

http://www.dailymaverick.co.za/opinionista/2013-12-12-fog-donkey-the-only-honest-man-in-a-stadium-of-fools/#.Uqnj76XH1SX

Raymond Suttner interview on Mandela on SABC3 (starts 12-13th minute of video)

Carol Paton on booing of Zuma at Mandela memorial

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/columnists/2013/12/12/boo-from-the-blue-lifts-veil-on-new-political-culture-in-anc