Ronnie Kasrils asked Mbeki to stand for a third term to stop Zuma

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says he asked former president Thabo Mbeki to contest for the role of ANC president in the lead up to the party’s Polokwane conference in an attempt to stop President Jacob Zuma from taking over the position. He made the comments last night at metalworkers’ union Numsa’s Vincent Mabuyakhulu conference […]
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Winnie recovering in hospital after knee operation

Johannesburg – Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is recovering in hospital after a minor knee operation, her spokesperson said. “When I visited her, she was sitting up and talking,” Victor Dlamini told News24 on Friday. “Mrs Madikizela-Mandela will be kept at the hospital for the next two weeks to ensure that she has adequate rest and her progress […]
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As the ANC crumbles, it’s time to choose

The majority of South Africans, especially black people, are seriously disillusioned. They believe they have been abandoned at sea by their trusted captain. The problem is that black people had bought into the propaganda that the ANC was ordained to rule “until Jesus Christ comes back”. It is now more than clear to all thinking […]
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Mugabe: Mandela ‘forgot why he was in jail… that’s why everything in SA is in whites’ hands’

President Robert Mugabe says Nelson Mandela cherished his personal freedom over the economic freedom of his people, which is why today in South Africa “everything is in the whites’ hands”, reports say. The 93-year-old president was speaking in Shona at a ruling party rally in the central town of Gweru on Friday. “What was the […]
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Winnie Mandela – Firebrand Firestarter for the “Struggle”, AND secret Double Agent?

For many black South Africans Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is an icon of the “Struggle” and “Mother of the Nation”. For them she is the fiery wife of Nelson Mandela, famous for her chant about setting blacks free with matches and necklacing them with black tyres. Ironically no whites were burnt to death this way, only moderate […]
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