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‘Ineptocracy’, not Covid-19, is the problem

Opinionista • Paul Hoffman • 17 May 2020 Government by the inept or ‘ineptocracy’, is presenting the populace of South Africa with more headaches than the virus that is threatening the lives of many people worldwide. As fate would have it, the Disaster Management Act, a poorly crafted piece of legislation intended to deal with […]

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State of Zimbabwe

by Benjamin Paradza Benjamin Paradza is the exiled Judge of the High Court of Zimbabwe and is now President of ZUNDE, Zimbabweans United for Democracy which is a opposition political party. He writes from Wellington, New Zealand. Mugabe/Mnangagwa reflection meme At 40, Zimbabwe should be celebrating a milestone – forty years of independence from our […]

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An International Anti-Corruption Court could help recover funds for the fight against Covid-19

Opinionista • Paul Hoffman • 12 May 2020 The trail of destruction left by the pandemic presents an opportunity to reconsider the culture of grand corruption with impunity, which imperils the future of humankind in ways more insidious and continuous than the pandemic. For too long now the kleptocrats have enjoyed impunity for their actions. […]

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Survival vs RET

Paul Hoffman | 04 May 2020 Paul Hoffman says NDR ideology is elbowing out public health concerns in administration of lockdown Survival of the nation trumps the revolutionary transformation of the economy 2 May 2020 When the National Accord was painstakingly negotiated in the early nineties, chiefly between Afrikaner nationalists and the broad church which […]

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Lockdown lawyers should be praised – not condemned

Opinionista • Stephen Koen • 15 April 2020 Lawyers who think they are above the law – that was the description of a group of legal eagles who were reprimanded after appearing in court without having permits to break the lockdown. But at least one attorney doesn’t agree. It was a remarkable judgment by Braukmann […]

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Just how legal is the lockdown and its extension?

Opinionista • Paul Hoffman • 13 April 2020 The amelioration of the regulations to render them more constitutionally compliant ought to be an urgent priority of the Cabinet. Ending the authoritarian excesses, both in content and implementation, is the right way forward. Let us assume, without deciding, that by early March 2020 there were indications, […]

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