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CR17 campaign funding – facts and law.

A report which first appeared in the Cape Argus and was later summarised by Legalbrief deserves careful consideration by those who want to believe that the ANC is not anything more than a criminal enterprise. The report appears to be credible, the words attributed to Meshack Radebe have not been repudiated and the response of […]

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The dawning of the age of entitlement, impunity and arrogance.

The “reluctant” president of SA, accused of being “missing in action” in the midst of escalating femicide, violent xenophobic outbreaks and abuse of children, promised a “new dawn” when he replaced his predecessor. Welcome to the new dawn of the age of entitlement, impunity and arrogance. (EIA). Why is it that so many men feel […]

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The ‘Make South Africa Work Again’ Manifesto

Opinionista • Paul Hoffman • 19 August 2019 • DailyMaverick We need a broad consensus on what needs to be done to rescue the country from failure as a modern state. Accountability Now offers a draft Manifesto to make South Africa Work Again. The number one concern of most adult people living in South Africa […]

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Opinionista • Paul Hoffman • 10 August 2019 • DailyMaverick Hoffman minimises Mkhwebane’s wriggle-room 12th August 2019 by Chris Bateman While the court judgements pile up against her, the latest being President Cyril Ramaphosa’s interdict to prevent her ordered censure by him of his Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan, Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, soldiers on, […]

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The economy, stupid.

3 August 2019 By Paul Hoffman Although the phrase “it’s the economy stupid” has found its way into the lexicon of politics worldwide, in fact, the Clinton campaign strategist who came up with the notion in Clinton’s successful 1992 campaign for the US presidency actually said “The economy, stupid” when asked to identify the three […]

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Busi Must Go

5 August, 2019 by Paul Hoffman The brouhaha surrounding the credibility and suitability for high office of the current Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has reached a crescendo of ugly noise in which the facts and applicable legal principles seem to be playing an increasingly irrelevant role. In order to concentrate the minds of those involved […]

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Firing another two barrels at PP Busisiwe Mkhwebane

7 August 2019 Paul Hoffman Joining us now is Paul Hoffman from Accountability. Paul you’re a popular guy. Lots of people wanted to get hold of you today, not surprising because you have launched another two barrels at the Public Protector. When we spoke a couple of weeks ago you had put forward a proposal […]

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