Lessons Learned In Polokwane Are Crucial In Shaping The Way Forward

Thabo Mbeki speaks with Jacob Zuma at the African National Congress conference in Polokwane, South Africa, on Monday, Dec. 17, 2007. PICTURE: Greg Marinovich/Bloomberg News

The much publicized Polokwane Conference held in 2007 will stand out as a watershed conference wherein the branches of the ANC reclaimed the power of the movement and returned it to its rightful place, the […]

BREAKING: ANC Veteran Billy Modise Has Passed Away


JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s former chief of state protocol and recipient of the National Order of Luthuli, Billy Modise has passed away. Modise died after a long illness in hospital on Thursday evening. He was 87. […]

What To Look For When Assessing President Cyril Ramaphosa

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Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has served as South Africa’s president for more than three months, many pundits and ordinary citizens are assessing his performance. Some have argued that he’s doing a great job others are less impressed, writes […]