The Question of betrayal (Polity video interview, 12 October 2017)

Both ANC and DA in disarray (Polity video interview, 12 October 2017)

Betrayal and recovering trust? (Polity 9 October 2017, reprinted in Daily Maverick and


Hardly a day passes without new revelations of state capture, corruption and other forms of malgovernance. Continue reading

The ANC and future without the ANC (, reprinted Daily Maverick and, 3 October 2017


The violence in the ANC Eastern Cape elective conference shocked many people, even though violence (and murder) has become a common feature of the ANC in recent times.  Continue reading