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By RANJENI MUNUSAMY Had this not been an election year, the conversation around President Jacob Zuma might have been markedly different within the ANC. Of course there would still be haranguing of those who challenge the party line and declarations of eternal loyalty from his devotees. The president’s stomping on...
Africa will not be able to accelerate and sustain growth without adequate access to energy, that's according an expert Currently, over 600-million people do not have access to energy. This is a situation that cannot be allowed to continue, says Vera Songwe, European Union Economic Commission for Africa’s executive secretary, told...
A South African-based Zimbabwean domestic worker shocked a Western Cape couple when she told them she had completed her LLB degree. Actor Tim Theron and his wife said their 30-year-old SweepSouth domestic worker Barbra Gurupira informed them that she had pushed her way through law school by using her salary to...
The phrase, “…absolute power corrupts absolutely…,” comes to mind when you realise that the ANC has been in control for over two decades. It has been a forerunner showing very little signs of slowing down until the latest local elections. It’s been a very bumpy ride for opposition parties since...
By David Viaene There is more depth to this than most people realize. I remember being told to cut my hair at school, even though that was not its natural state. Because I have to cut my hair, away from its natural state... did that make the governing body racist? Unpractical rules...
All roads leads to Rustenburg, South Africa, on Tuesday where renowned investor Dr Shepherd Bushiri launches his multi-million dollar five star hotel he has been building for the past 8 months. The hotel is just one of the 8 hotels that Dr Bushiri owns in different countries under SB Hotels...
I always refuted being called Black. Once, I posted on Facebook that I do not approve to being called a black person, simply because I am not. I was asked what I mean by that, and I explained that it is simply because  when I look in the mirror...
By RANJENI MUNUSAMY It is not often that the president makes a special address to the nation. On 5 December 2013, President Jacob Zuma stood in the press room at the Union Buildings and he told us our beloved Nelson Mandela had passed on. On Friday night, Zuma was at...
Modified tanker trucks are at the center of a new wave of drug smuggling into and through South Africa as well as movement of illegal arms and ivory from and out of Zimbabwe, a Khuluma Afrika investigation has established. Tapiwa Vhurundiya (Khuluma Reporter) This was discovered after a fuel tanker truck...
By Maynard Manyowa I rarely blog on matters regarding business practice, as i am neither an expert, nor a scholar in that field. I also avoid writing about my individual personal experiences as i believe these are rarely shared, and contribute little to constructive national discourse and debate. However, an incident...
By Wilton Nyasha Machimbira Calls for the resignation of President Zuma are reverberating across South Africa and have reached an alarming crescendo.With his inclination towards Machiavellian modus operandi its highly unlikely that President Zuma will capitulate. The ANC seem to be developing cold feet to deal with the matter and pull...