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There is legal medicine for a troubled Zweli Mkhize – it is called Eagles

One gathers from the available evidence that the ANC’s Treasurer General, Dr Zweli Mkhize, is one of the better cadres of the ANC. He did, after all, nominate Cyril Ramaphosa for deputy president at Mangaung and joined him earlier this year in his criticism of the clearly corrupt and wrong-headed decision to dismiss finance minister […]

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The Greater Masiphumele Development Plan

From: Paul Hoffman Sent: 10 March 2016 10:57 PM To: Felicity Purchase Cc:; Helen Zille Subject: The Greater Masiphumele Development Plan Dear Alderman Purchase, Please provide us with a copy of the Greater Masiphumelele Development Plan. We are concerned that a low intensity, but nevertheless dire, humanitarian disaster is playing out in the informal […]

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Creating an accountable SA via an inviolate anti-corruption unit

CAPE TOWN — Just as constitutionally changing the proportional representation system to make politicians individually accountable to the electorate would radically improve our democracy, so too would an inviolate anti-corruption unit. Creating a unit with the expertise and determination of the politically-disbanded Scorpions, is the culmination of ideas from two top thought leaders. John Kane-Berman, consultant […]

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INDEPENDENCE OF THE HAWKS – ANC claims it is fighting corruption, but evidence points the other way

“There can be no gainsaying that corruption threatens to fell at the knees virtually everything we hold dear and precious in our hard-won constitutional order. It blatantly undermines the democratic ethos, the institutions of democracy, the rule of law and the foundational values of our nascent constitutional project.” Judge Dikgang Moseneke and Judge Edwin Cameron […]

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