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8 December 2016
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24 Aug 2016
 
 
 
 
Implications of this year’s local government elections
POLITICAL INSIGHT
In electoral terms, South Africa is a new country. The South Africa of the day before the local government elections, in relation to the South Africa of the day after the elections, is a country...
 
 
22 Jul 2016
 
 
 
ANC should lose August elections – but will it?
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The local government elections are upon us. And if things go according to the predictions of political commentators such as yours truly, as well as the number of violent protests we have seen...
 
 
24 Jun 2016
 
 
 
EFF may well exploit rival parties’ incoherence on the race question
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The Democratic Alliance (DA) and the African National Congress (ANC) have some common headaches, chief among which is the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). After the 1999 elections, the Democratic...
 
 
13 May 2016
 
 
 
There’s more to elections than attendance at manifesto launch rallies
POLITICAL INSIGHT
An old Prog – a former member of the liberal Progressive Party, one of the precursors of the Democratic Alliance (DA) – told me a story about the 1961 general election, which was held on October...
 
 
15 Apr 2016
 
 
 
Nkandla judgment a turning point for ANC
POLITICAL INSIGHT
A few weeks ago, I argued in an article I wrote for another publication for a proper alignment between conviction and courage. Since then, people have been asking me what I mean when I talk about...
 
 
11 Mar 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Gordhan vs Zuma
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The course of history can, and may, be changed by a single event. In the case of President Jacob Zuma, that event may be the decision to fire Nhlanhla Nene as South Africa's Finance Minister on...
 
 
12 Feb 2016
 
 
 
ANC weighing pros and cons of long campaign for municipal elections
POLITICAL INSIGHT
The African National congress (ANC) launches its local government election manifesto on April 16. Obviously, the elections will definitely not take place in May. Remember that the term of local...
 
 
15 Jan 2016
 
 
 
 
 
Municipal vote could be pointer to ANC’s electoral fortunes going forward
POLITICAL INSIGHT
This year is the year of the local government elections. This means that, between May and August, we will know whether shifts in voter sentiment, significant or not, have occurred or not. In...
 
 
 
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