Downhill for Jacob Zuma as Julius Malema Steps Up

Downhill for Jacob Zuma as Julius Malema Steps Up

In an extraordinary move, President Jacob Zuma offered to pay back some of the money spent on the Nkandla upgrades, and this strategy could be his downfall, especially as Julius Malema steps up the game on corruption. When the public protector issued a statement two years ago urging the president to repay some of the money, […]

Tertiary Education Strikes a Tip of Iceberg

Tertiary Education Strikes a Tip of Iceberg

The recent student protests in South Africa over tertiary fees is not something to panic over or to wince about. This is a view upheld by many technocrats in our communities. With a bit of background, South Africa is not new to student protests. June 16, 1976, students from various low-class suburb schools in Soweto, […]

Johannesburg Rated a Filthy City

Johannesburg Rated a Filthy City

Recently, Johannesburg, known as “The City of Gold,” received a bad review from Chinese journalists who described the city as filthy. Besides being rated the crime capital of South Africa, the city has declined to a slum status. Overcrowding, filth and unsanitary conditions are coupled with plagues of rats and beggars and the highest rate of unemployed […]

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