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Posts tagged as “pravin gordhan”

Eskom is bent

If Eskom is bent, what is it going to take to straighten it out?

Zuma washes his hands of a looming crisis

To state that South Africa is spinning towards a serious crisis is not hyperbole. There are many factors causing this, including failed governance and delivery,…

It’s not about capture but control

Catchphrases quickly move from being nifty idioms that ignite thought to clichés that stifle it. Such is the likely fate of “state capture”, a phrase…

Please lead ANC NEC, please lead now

Oliver Tambo said “The fight for freedom must go on until it is won; until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part…

Pravin can’t save us

Why does South Africa need a broad civil society movement led by faith leaders on the socio-economic future of the country when we have a…

Zuma wallowing in the shallows

Politicians, business and the media have been squabbling among themselves the whole of the past week. Yes it’s right, no it’s wrong. It’s so unfair,…

An open letter to Minister Pravin Gordhan

By Ian Dewar Minister Gordhan, I write to you because I find myself deeply disappointed by the centralist orthodoxy of your budget speech. I live…