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Posts tagged as “election”

What does free and fair mean?

This Human Rights Day, I think it is appropriate to ask, “What is a free and fair election?”. Simply it means that each voter is…

I hate when this happens

I’ve just finished reading the Democratic Alliance’s document, “The Manifesto For Change”. It consists of three parts. The first itemises its economic solutions, the second…

The manifesto for change

Beware of political parties promising you the world in their manifestos and campaign materials. Believe it or not politicians are quite flexible with both reality…

It’s Not All GOOD

Again Patricia De Lille has left her political home and has once again established a new political party. I think back to 2003, when I…

New political party in its first election outing

Okay, so I have decided to make my decision publicly. Cue the applause and the investigations, I want polite applause for the democratic victory, and…

Voting is no favour to any political party

By Gugu Ndima There is a growing concern at the rate in which the loosely categorised “born-frees” or “Mandela generation” is registering to vote. The…

Any hope for Zimbabwe?

To sincerely (and fiercely) discuss Zimbabwe’s future, we must first recount what we know about Zimbabwe’s past. The past is the appropriate context within which…

Iranian elections hail new era of dialogue

The ushering to power of a “reformist” in Iran’s recent elections happened not because of the government influence, but in spite of it. Having the…