Only stagnant pools remain after the Zunami

Former president Jacob Zuma’s rambling monologue on the SABC on Wednesday afternoon wasn’t just an arrogant, delusional act of defiance in the face of the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) instruction to step down as head of state.

It was his final act of working outside the structures of the governing party, and of the state, and of using the resources that his deployment to government had enabled him to pursue his own agenda, often to the detriment of both.
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Zuma goes down laughing— at us

On Wednesday morning, Baleka Mbete was asked in an eNCA interview how President Jacob Zuma “seemed” when she broke the news to him that he would not be permitted to address the House.

“He looked like the ordinary Jacob Zuma,” she responded, “always ready to laugh at life.”

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SA On the fast track to a dictatorship: A climate of fear is being deliberately fostered by the regime

MK vets are displaying pure intimidation, paving the road towards tyranny. It may have only been a small group of protesters; they may have been carrying no weapons and they may not have acted violently – but they represent a frightening future for this country. The uniformed Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) veterans who gathered outside the […]
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ANC’s MK a mere pinprick compared to SWAPO & SADF did win. Expert summary of 23 year border war.

There aren’t many truly unknown wars these days. Military history writing, scholarly and popular and in between, has mushroomed over the past several decades. But military events under the Southern Cross receive much less attention, because the vast majority of the developed countries are well north of the Equator. Reading South African accounts of the […]
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