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Winnie in death reveals the discomforting truth of ANC complicity, can it survive this truth come 2019!

Clyde Ramalaine JOHANNESBURG – The death and memorial services of the Mother of the Nation has revealed much. As is with many funerals of mothers, things are unveiled and revealed that were for some unknown, kept secret, hidden and under wraps. On another level, times of mourning forces friends and foes to engage one another because […]

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Eight hours of disruption and screaming at Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting

PORT ELIZABETH, March 30 – Eight hours of drama, adjournments, heated debates, and disruption-after-disruption the vote of no confidence against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor, Athol Trollip, was put on hold for two weeks on Thursday. The special council sitting scheduled for 8am on Thursday morning, was meant to deal with motions brought by the Economic […]

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NMB council comes to a standstill

PORT ELIZABETH, March 29  – A Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting had seen no progress six hours into it on Thursday and came to a complete standstill. The special council meeting where several motions were expected to be tabled , including a motion to oust Mayor Athol Trollip, was adjourned before lunch. The meeting was marred with […]

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Nelson Mandela Bay special council meeting marred by disruption and scuffle

PORT ELIZABETH, March 29 – A special council meeting in Nelson Mandela Bay could not get underway on Thursday because of disruptions from opposition parties. Several motions were expected to be tabled including a motion to have Mayor Athol Trollip removed, but a scuffle broke out between Economic Freedom Fighter member Zilindile Vena and Democratic Alliance […]

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Land redistribution forced to centre stage in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, March 16  – South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has been forced to move on the thorny issue of large-scale land redistribution more quickly than he probably would have liked by the challenge from an upstart opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). AfriBusiness will not accept land expropriation without compensation More than two decades […]