Zukile Majova

National interest versus public interest

Writing in “A decade of democracy“, published by the finance weekly Financial Mail, President Thabo Mbeki says: “Those who tell the story of the past decade must show they have assimilated the spirit of new times and can speak in its language.” For me, at least for the purposes of this blog, I will misinterpret…

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Why the ANC needs to cleanse itself

The ANC needs to cleanse itself like the ocean. If it does not do that, then the rest of us and our dreams are doomed. The bloodletting in this movement that carries the aspirations of the African people in our country needs to come to an end so that the delivery of key basic services…

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Zuma, the monster, does not exist

Angry groupings of Africans chanting struggle songs and shouting “Amandla!” have always invoked fear in the hearts and minds of the elite or cabals that defend unfair systems of government celebrating inequality as normalcy. Armed with heavy military artillery, young recruits in the South African Defence Force and the police trembled with fear as thousands…

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Zim: Quiet diplomacy is the only way!

Prophets of doom are battling to swallow their words as President Thabo Mbeki’s diplomatic efforts in Zimbabwe appear to be vindicated. Mbeki has maintained that a people-centred approach stemming from dialogue between Zanu-PF and the MDC is the only hope of a lasting solution to the political and economic meltdown in that country. Since Mbeki…

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