How Many South Africans Currently Live In Australia And The United Kingdom

   Emigration experts have pointed to a growing number of South Africans leaving the country, following the recent political and economic turmoil. According to StatsSA’s Community Survey 2016, approximately 102,793 people left the country in the 10 years from 2006 to 2016. The highest proportion of emigrants moved to Australia at 26.0% followed by United Kingdom […]
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Threat To South African Democracy Runs Deeper Than State Capture – Sociologist

CAPE TOWN — We’ve got it mostly wrong, argues Benjamin H Bradlow, a sociologist from Brown University, who has made South Africa his pet project. That’s because all local political parties and social movements believe – like the Zuptoid ruling cadre – that State institutions must be captured for state action to achieve a desired goal. It’s […]
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Pensioner survive brutal attack after attackers smashed her face with a rock

Gonubie pensioner Jeanette Walsh, 79, recovers from surgery at Life ST Dominic’s hospital after attackers smashed her face with a large rock while she was driving in the area this week An East London pensioner is recovering in hospital following facial surgery after she was hit with a rock in the face during a robbery […]
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Angry shack dwellers march on Durban city hall: protesting about mayor’s politics of lies and oppression

Durban – About 700 members of shack dwellers movement Abahlali Basemjondolo on Monday marched to Durban City Hall to protest mayor Zandile Gumede’s “politics of lies and oppression”. “This protest is about the latest brutal evictions and killings of our members that have been taking place within the last two weeks within the city, where […]
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SCORPIO: In The Non-Surprise Of The Year, WMCLEAKS.com Smear Campaign Tracked To A Gupta Associate

With the costly, UK-based PR spin doctors Bell Pottinger paid-up and shipped out, South Africa’s First Family, the Guptas, scrambled to find a replacement spin machine after damning revelations of their involvement in the capture of ministers and government officials, gleaned from #GuptaLeaks, began to be made public last month. Soon afterwards, several websites and […]
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Violence erupts: Protesters in PE are demanding houses – we don’t like to live the life of squatters

Violent protests have continued in Motherwell following mass evictions that began two weeks ago and restarted on Monday. Hundreds of shacks were demolished in NU29 and NU30 sections this week. The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (Port Elizabeth) recently obtained a court order instructing the office of the sheriff to carry out the evictions. After shacks […]
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Bronze statue of Jacob Zuma will chase tourists away, not attract them.”

The SABC reports that construction work for a monument of President Jacob Zuma is under way at the site where Zuma and other struggle comrades were arrested while trying to flee to Botswana. The SABC quoted the EFF’s Alfred Motsi, an opposition leader in North West, as saying that he and his party remain committed […]
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ANC’s Tsunami Of Sleaze Morphs Into A River Of Shit, Literally

Veteran journalist Ed Herbst keeps getting better with his incisive, witty and incredibly well-researched articles on burning issues facing South Africa. In this piece, he touches on the sewage and water problems facing large parts of South Africa. He paints a picture of how corruption and ineptitude on the part of the ANC has resulted in terrible sewage problems across […]
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Boer Political Prisoners go to Constitutional Court claiming illegal incarceration and denial of right to appeal

As early as April 2002, some of the Boeremag accused were already being arrested.  The record setting trial commenced on 19 May 2002, which would continue for the next eleven years in the High Court of Pretoria.  The main charge of which 24 Boers were found guilty on, was high treason.  While a few received […]
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These Charts Show The Dire State Of South Africa’s Economy

There Is Bad News All Around. There is not an awful lot of good news about. And every time we battle to pull off some improvement, government tends to score an own goal. Witness the exchange rate’s reaction and JSE selloff over the past few days following the Mining Charter ‘announcement’ as well as the […]
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