Billy Downer SC. Critique of withdrawal of Zuma prosecution

1B – Billy Downer – THE RULE OF LAW AND PROSECUTION A SOUTH AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE

Acting National Director of prosecutions, Moketedi Mpshe statement on withdrawal of Zuma charges

Acting National Director of prosecutions, Moketedi Mpshe statement on withdrawal of Zuma charges

Crisis of constitutionalism and legality

One of the features distinguishing post-Polokwane political developments has been the attack on constitutionalism and legality. Continue reading

Guptagate, crises and contempt for the public. By Raymond Suttner

It is clear that very few people believe government’s explanation for the illegal landing of the Gupta wedding party at a key military installation in Waterkloof. There are very few people who accept that the handful of individuals who have been fingered would undertake such a massive breach of security on their own. Continue reading

Raymond Suttner, Remembering Chris Hani

I have hesitated to write about Chris Hani, partly because I did not know Comrade Chris all that well, meeting him for the first time in 1990. But I want to convey a few things that I learnt. The first is that Chris cared about people and this one hears from all the MK soldiers, that he was concerned about every one of them, spending evenings with them, remembering their names even after fleeting meetings. Continue reading

Questions about current politics

Article and audio-visual interview prior to ANC Mangaung conference, in December 2012

Questions about current politics