The Gospel According to Angus Buchan

[Daily Maverick] One of the most powerful white men in South Africa is neither a politician nor a businessman. He is an evangelist called Angus Buchan, and at the weekend he proved capable of drawing a crowd of almost a million people to a prayer gathe…

[Daily Maverick] One of the most powerful white men in South Africa is neither a politician nor a businessman. He is an evangelist called Angus Buchan, and at the weekend he proved capable of drawing a crowd of almost a million people to a prayer gathering outside Bloemfontein. Among those who joined Buchan in praying for a "Christian government" were the leaders of the Democratic Alliance and the African Christian Democratic Party. What does Buchan's popularity tell us about the time we live in? By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma and the Real Story of the Capture of the ANC and the State

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma’s recent Cabinet reshuffle is nothing more and nothing less than the latest instalment of a long-running story of the capture of the ANC and the post-1994 democratic state it has politically run. It is but a compon…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma's recent Cabinet reshuffle is nothing more and nothing less than the latest instalment of a long-running story of the capture of the ANC and the post-1994 democratic state it has politically run. It is but a component consequence of a political, economic and social crisis that has been forged and fed by the ANC (and its Alliance partners) as a whole, in conjunction with capital. That crisis is not the result of actions taken by a small collection of conspirators, a select group of bad

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Top Cop Could Not Afford His Lifestyle – Financial Investigator

[News24Wire] A lifestyle audit of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer revealed that he was living beyond his means, a Hawks financial investigator testified on Monday.

[News24Wire] A lifestyle audit of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer revealed that he was living beyond his means, a Hawks financial investigator testified on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Locals Struggle At Golf Open Again

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE professional golfers once again failed to stamp their authority at the Zimbabwe Open, which was dominated by South Africans at Royal Harare on Sunday.

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE professional golfers once again failed to stamp their authority at the Zimbabwe Open, which was dominated by South Africans at Royal Harare on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Youth League Wants Kasukuwere Out

[The Herald] CALLS for the removal of Cde Saviour Kasukuwere from the post of Zanu-PF national political commissar continued growing yesterday, with the party’s Youth League and affiliate, the Zimbabwe Liberation War Collaborators Association (Ziliwaco…

[The Herald] CALLS for the removal of Cde Saviour Kasukuwere from the post of Zanu-PF national political commissar continued growing yesterday, with the party's Youth League and affiliate, the Zimbabwe Liberation War Collaborators Association (Ziliwaco) adding their voices to the nationwide lobby.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe