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Ramaphoria index falling

Ramaphoria index falling

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     20th July 2018 This month we are celebrating the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. I suspect that the country will celebrate more the older Mandela than... 

When crime intelligence is lacking

When crime intelligence is lacking

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     22nd June 2018 The cash-in-transit heists, taxi violence and political assassinations in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) should worry us deeply. What they suggest is the... 

A reflection on the DA-De Lille imbroglio

A reflection on the DA-De Lille imbroglio 

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     28th May 2018 A hegemonic project is at its zenith when its driving logic, values and what it represents have become commonsensical. Hegemony at this stage of... 

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We should be less euphoric about the Ramaphosa moment

We should be less euphoric about the Ramaphosa moment

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     23rd March 2018 In his State of the Nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa spoke about  a new dawn, hope and renewal. Quoting from the song Thuma Mina (send... 

The choices Ramaphosa has to make

The choices Ramaphosa has to make

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     15th February 2018 As I sit to write this month’s missive, it seems the Zuma moment will be behind us soon. As I write, I am listening to a news bulletin in which it... 

ANC leadership race really a contest between Ramaphosa and Zuma

ANC leadership race really a contest between Ramaphosa and Zuma 

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     15th December 2017 Twelve months ago, I had no doubt that  the national conference of the African National Congress (ANC) would elect Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as... 

Here is why CR17 is not ahead in ANC leadership race

Here is why CR17 is not ahead in ANC leadership race

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     24th November 2017 In a matter of weeks, the African National Congress (ANC) will elect its fourteenth president. Depending on who or what section of the media one... 

KPMG scandal  could be the tip  of the iceberg

KPMG scandal could be the tip of the iceberg

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     20th October 2017 The KPMG scandal is an example of what happens when accounting meets the profit imperative. It is also an example of what happens when the profit... 

NDZ not Zuma’s candidate in ANC leadership race

NDZ not Zuma’s candidate in ANC leadership race

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     22nd September 2017 Let me start by quoting from the book Dictator, by Robert Harris – a book about Rome and the last 15 years of Cicero: “You have the soldiers but no... 

No credible candidate in the overcrowded race for the presidency of the ANC

No credible candidate in the overcrowded race for the presidency of the ANC 

By: Aubrey Matshiqi     23rd August 2017 In recent months and weeks, Lindiwe Sisulu, Mathews Phosa, Baleka Mbete and Jeff Radebe have entered the race for the presidency of the African... 

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