Margaret Thatcher wooed the South African government with promises of a “Marshall Plan for southern Africa” and helped “save” the independence of Namibia, according to newly released papers.
Safely Home’s #BoozeFreeRoads campaign is a little on the grim side, but man is it effective!
What is going on at this school!?
A disturbing clip of a bullying incident at a Stellenbosch school went viral over the weekend, and the Western Cape Education Department is having none of it.
It’s getting to that time of the year when South Africans take to the roads, and what better way to encourage safety than by showing the worst possible outcome. Check it out and buckle up!
As Mamelodi Sundowns are promised a wheelbarrow full of Rand, sports minister Fikile Mbalula has still to back up his grand display of public generosity with the cash for Olympic star.
As the political circus goes on and on, it’s high time this country had its own answer to Armando Iannucci’s genius satire, which lampooned the British political class a decade ago.
A new survey by Ipsos reveals that there has been a sharp decline in South Africans’ optimism about where the country is headed.
This isn’t the first time a member of the Norwegian Government has been caught playing the popular mobile game, then again… when you’re running one of the world’s most successful economies there’s plenty of spare time to go around.
Slow disciplinary processes and backlogs are leading to a number of employees being on paid suspension for a lengthy period.
The government clarified President Jacob Zuma’s role in the leadership of state owned companies (SOCs) on Tuesday, amid allegations of state capture where the Guptas use their friendship with Zuma as a way of winning contracts in the critical sector.
The near chaotic first meeting of the new council of Nelson Mandela Bay metro on Thursday was eventually brought to order, after reported attempts by the ANC to stop the meeting from going ahead, followed by the party demanding to be let into the hall.
The Social Justice Coalition has been fighting for years to have the voices of people desperate for dignity heard amidst what is now termed ‘The Kak Struggle.’
“They spend more than they could possibly make in taxes and then they borrow.” A sobering and incredibly apt explanation of what almost every government does.
We’ll give you a clue… it’s not just millions.
Just a few hours before finance minister Gordhan is likely to announce a tax increase, Zuma announced that government employees will get pay increases… Wait, what!?
Denis Goldberg has added his voice to a growing chorus of criticism against South Africa’s ruling party.
The Western Cape’s minister of education seems to have been spot on in her prediction and every student that passed in the province has done so with access to higher education… pretty neat!
A total of 40 786 respondents were interviewed, both telephonically and in face-to-face interviews between April and May 2015 for the study.
In response to questions by the EFF’s Floyd Shivambu in parly, the minister of public works had to cough up some answers about how much is actually spent on el presidente.