ANC struggles for relevance
Thabang Motsohi argues that the task that confronts the ANC now is to recognise that its anti-apartheid organisational construct in the form of the tripartite alliance is archaic and therefore irrelevant. Its constant reference to democratic centralism is inconsistent with the concept and manifestation of local governance.
The nation’s power conundrum
Disentangling the mess that is Eskom will take political will, expertise and bold, innovative strategising, writes Tshilidzi Marwala.
Enablers are just as guilty
Mondli Makhanya says that when the world expresses dismay at Trump – as we in South Africa did about the two-headed guy’s errant ways – it is not adequate. The dismay and disapproval should be aimed at those who enable such species to rise to the top and stay there.
A giant in Africa
A man of hard work, tenacity and integrity, Ntate Richard Maponya had a big heart for the country’s democratic order and economic prosperity, but little tolerance for entitlement, writes Tebogo Khaas.
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