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Jacob Zuma, The President Who “Did Nothing Wrong”

We thought this day would never come - Jacob Zuma has finally taken the L and resigned as the president of South Africa. Zuma...

Caught in the Spider’s Web: Radical Economic Transformation and Authoritarian Populism

The emergence of the campaign and associated political rhetoric under the banner of “Radical Economic Transformation” (RET) devolved from the Zuma administration. Over the...

Zuma’s free education announcement cautiously welcomed by student leaders

On Saturday, the Presidency announced a new higher education policy, which promised free education for TVET students, and a wide-ranging grant system for poor...

Ramaphosa’s tough job of selling SA at Davos

The World Economic Forum will be taking place from January 23 - 26, at the Swiss ski resort town of Davos. The annual gathering...

The ANC Recalls Zuma: What Happens Next?

The African National Congress’ (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule held a press briefing on Tuesday at the party headquarters Luthuli House to inform the media...

NSFAS Is On Its Knees

The chairperson of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) Sizwe Nxasana announced on 9 August that he was resigning from the funding body....

Young People On Zuma’s Presidential Legacy: “He Left Confusion In South...

The African National Congress national executive committee announced on Tuesday afternoon that it will be recalling it deployee, President Jacob Zuma. With this signifying...

What The New Cabinet Says About Ramaphosa’s ANC

Cyril Ramaphosa’s first cabinet reshuffle has been criticised for its lack of diversity and the inclusion of failed cabinet ministers. We spoke to Tasneem...

‘Five Fingers For Marseilles’ Is A Haunting Meditation On Failure

“Why did you come back? Once you turned the world upside down and ran. Now you are here and it starts again.” What happens after...

Fees Must Fall 3.0? Postgrad Funding Is The Next Student Crisis

First published: 16 November 2018 One of former president Jacob Zuma's final acts as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) was to announce...

The Monkey Business of H&M and The Hokey-Pokey of the EFF!

It is fruitless to have debates about whether the H&M advert with a black kid wearing a hoodie saying “coolest monkey in the jungle”...

After Zuma: Why Ramaphosa May Wait To Become President

It might be a bad political move for African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa to immediately take over as interim president if Jacob...

If Jacob Zuma ever wrote a book, Twitter knows what the...

After a week of heavy news, #ZumaBookTitle was trending on Friday. We did you a solid and rounded up some of the best tweets. Jacob...

Malema: “The people of SA do not want a criminal to...

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) said it is in the process of removing President Jacob Zuma from office before he is scheduled to give...

What The VBS Report Means For The ANC, EFF, DA

A new Treasury report details how Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu's brother, Brian Shivambu, allegedly sent R10 million of the stolen...

Why The Dissolution Of Parliament Will (Probably) Not Happen

Opposition parties will not sleep on their attempts to oust Zuma - this time targeting the rest of the ruling African National Congress (ANC)...

Zuma’s free education plan is a ferocious hospital pass to his...

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba was the very picture of discomfort on Saturday. He was at the 54th national conference of the African National Congress,...

“Free education is possible, but implementing it in four weeks is...

President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of free education for the poor came as a shock to many South Africans. Some political analysts in particular interpreted...

Opposition welcomes postponement of #SONA18

The 2018 State of the Nation Address (SONA) was postponed on Tuesday, with no new date set for the new opening of parliament.  FULL STATEMENT: Postponement...

The 3 Ways Zuma Exits The Union Buildings

President Jacob Zuma’s days as the head of the Republic of South Africa are numbered. That much is certain. But many questions remain as...
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