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What's in City Press Voices: Cyril's battle is not over; Rooi gevaar is back; The electorate are awake

2019-05-19 05:39

Here are some of the headlines in your City Press Voices section today:

Battle is not over

As the president heads to the inauguration and the state of the nation podium, he might have to answer what he did with the mandate he asked from the nation, says Modidima Mannya. Meanwhile, Mcebisi Ndletyana maintains that ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule will use his office, aided by those who’ll be overlooked for Cabinet appointments, to avert not only his ousting, but also put the entire leadership on review.

Rooi gevaar is back

The EFF twisted the arm of Parliament with a scant 25 seats, and Sy Makaringe looks at what the daring red army will do with 44.

The employer is awake 

It is up to the electorate to take charge and ensure that public servants hold true to their oath of office by choosing the nation’s interests over party politics, writes SA Council of Churches secretary general Malusi Mpumlwana.

Our rage will save us from annihilation

The actions of the 25 old white men in Alabama in the US this week stink of fear. The days of living in a world where those who have power do the bidding of warmongers and capitalists are ending, writes Gayle Edmunds.

Backward step to the right

South Africans now have to confront the reality that there is a toxic nationalism on the rise on the right of our political spectrum. The upside is that it is contained within the confines of our constitutional dispensation, writes Mondli Makhanya.

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