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Vice Pres supports National Democratic Revolution

South Africa’s deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, hit most of the right political buttons when he addressed the 14th national congress of the South African Communist Party (SACP) in Boksburg last week. And he was rewarded with headlines such as "Ramaphosa … Continue reading

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Africa’s just one big joke to the world

At the bottom of the pile of Thabo Mbeki’s speeches published in the book titled Africa: The time has come, is a speech that has haunted me for two decades. It is not the beautifully crafted I am an African … Continue reading

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The madness of the DA

In his classic work “Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds”, published in 1841, Charles Mackay observed: “In reading the history of nations, we find that, like individuals, they have their whims and their peculiarities; their seasons of excitement and … Continue reading

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Burning Coligny and irresponsabile politicians

Let’s start at the beginning. The date is April 20 and a black youth lies dying on a lonely road in an iconic Highveld landscape. Mealies march over the horizon in all directions. There are grain silos in the distance. … Continue reading

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Killing Private Medical Aid

Durban – Medical Aid Schemes are a “crime against humanity” and should be abolished because they cannot co-exist with the government’s proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme. SA Health Professions Council president Dr Kgosi Letlape told academics and medical professionals … Continue reading

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Baby weighing 525g survives without intensive care in Bloemfontein

Kimberley – The “miracle” baby who weighed just 525g when she was born in an ambulance rushing her mom to a Kakamas hospital and has never been on life support, has astounded doctors. Lee-Anne Adonis now weighs 625g, Netwerk24 reported. … Continue reading

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Sa last in math and science

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its Global Information Technology Report 2016, which ranked South Africa last in mathematics and science education quality. South Africa also finished close to last – 137 out of 139 countries – when looking … Continue reading

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