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Welcome to Africa

Africa is the continent which is associated with conflicts; corruption and patronage. Influential individuals usually are being elected as president of the country and continue to steal the state resources for him; friends and family members. In South Africa the ...

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Why Government can’t communicate?

With my past experience as a government communicator, I find it very frustrating by the way the government of the day is communicating messages. During the Mbeki era Government Communication & Information Systems (GCIS) was strategically positioned in the Presidency ...

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Youth development initiatives have come to nothing since 1994 – says YCL

Reflecting on the article or Speech of Cde Hon Jomo Nyambi “working together to build limitless opportunities for the youth” in Parliament and Ziwaphi date 15 to 28 JUNE 2012, Volume 6 number 11 “The limitless opportunities for the youth ...

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The role of youth in advancing African Renaissance

It has been said by great philosophers that an individual has not started living until he/she can rise above the narrow confines of his/ her individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. I am optimistic that one day ...

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Lioness of her kraal to the end – Tribute to Mam Sisulu

A chivalrous, fearless, one of our own, patriotic and heroic soldier of our time, mother of the nation is no more and the nation is motherless; Mama Albertina Sisulu passed on Thursday June 2, 2011 at the age of 92 ...

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What about the state of the economy?

The Premier’s state of the Province Address has wholesomely been criticized by the opposition parties and independent political commentators for being among other “offences”: shallow and making old promises that are tired. Ziwaphi understates the philosophy that underpinned the speech. ...

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The importance of the month of July

My understanding of Parliaments is that its purpose is to improve the quality of government. An effective Parliament should be the basis for effective government. Parliament is the most important link between the public and the executive – it should keep ...

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Cry the beloved ANC – A response to Taabe

I read the article of Mr. Taabe in the previous edition of this publication, I must have read it four to five times, in an attempt to locate where in his piece, is he really providing facts to challenge my ...

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Together we can do more

Cde Jomo Nyambi a member of Parliament at the National Assembly presented the following response to President Kgalema Motlanthe’s State of the Nation Address on service delivery and the land and agrarian question . We present an abridged version of his ...

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Of lies concocted plots, factions and more lies

James Nkambule’s broadside against the Chairperson of the ANC in the Province of Mpumalanga, Comrade D.D Mabuza and other comrades in his article: The ANC, The ANC, In The Belly of the Beast, December 2008, betrays a bitter and vindictive comrade who ...

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