The mafia state is in full swing

There is no longer a crystal-clear difference between the current state of our democracy and the telltale signs of a mafia state. That, in its essence, is the nexus insight from Jacques Pauw’s new book, The President’s Keepers, which is why the responses from various parts of the ANC-led government and state are as hysterical […]
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Open Letter To Lord Peter Hain: Belated ‘Appreciation’ From An Afrikaner

JOHANNESBURG — Lord Peter Hain has found himself playing another key role in South African history. Born to anti-apartheid activist parents, who were forced into exile in 1966 after being jailed and banned, Hain went on to lead campaigns to stop South African sports tours during Apartheid. A former British MP and Cabinet Minister, he is now in the House of […]
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Maimane: Our struggle is to fight the oppression of colonialism and apartheid

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane went into the heart of human rights abuses when he laid a wreath in the Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct in honour of the 69 people shot by police on March 21 1960. He was joined by DA Gauteng provincial leader John Moodey, Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga, Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba, […]
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Hope you do not need an operation at Soweto’s World Famous Baragwanath Hospital

Machinery breakdowns and staff shortages are cited as reasons for a dramatic increase in the backlog for patients requiring surgery at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital‚ which is up to five years for a hip op. Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa has disclosed that 11‚736 patients are waiting for operations at the top state hospital. […]
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Colonialism is back with a vengeance in South-Africa

We are slowly becoming used to Julius Malema and other like-minded, equally foolishly misguided, individuals who catches a word, has no concept of its meaning, and then decides to use it to suit their own purpose and interpretation. Colonialism is the latest. Destroy statues, it reminds us of colonialism. Rename towns, it reminds us of […]
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Zuma quotes Macbeth, Shakespeare and Mark Antony, but it is a little more than colonial camouflage !!

On June 16, in front of a crowd of young people in Ventersdorp for Youth Day, President Jacob Zuma turned to unusual material: he quoted from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and Macbeth to make a point about self-making. He might not be formally educated — “not a single teacher in South Africa can claim he ever […]
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Named, Shamed: MPs Who Killed The Scorpions, Unlocked Gates For Zuptas

 Many South Africans today feel disillusioned with the country’s prosecuting bodies who seem to shrug off state capture revelations like water off a duck’s back. Once upon a time, South Africa did have the ‘Scorpions’, a crime fighting body that tried to follow in the footsteps of the FBI in being fiercely independent. Of course, that independence would […]
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THE ISSUE WITH THE TERM COLONIALISM USED BY THE NEW SOUTH AFRICAN POWERS

Much as is the case with the term “democracy”, the term “colonialism” is frequently used by the New South African powers that be without any clear understanding of what exactly it means. Over the last 2 decades we have heard that colonialism is to be blamed for almost everything from poverty to unemployment to racism […]
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DA Leader Mmusi Maimane Hell Bent On Decolonising DA

Helen Zille and Mmusi Maimane in better times The DA’s leader Mmusi Maimane seems to have jumped the gun a bit on a suspension notice to his predecessor Helen Zille. According to him, yesterday she was suspended forthwith, but the note served to her gives her 72 hours to say why she shouldn’t be suspended. […]
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