A Lesson for Cyril Ramaphosa, From Hillary Clinton

[Daily Maverick] Ahead of its National Elective Conference later this year, the race to become the next President of the African National Congress (ANC) is taking shape with Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma emerging as the main contenders. Wi…

[Daily Maverick] Ahead of its National Elective Conference later this year, the race to become the next President of the African National Congress (ANC) is taking shape with Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma emerging as the main contenders. With the provincial support Dlamini-Zuma recently received, ascending to the forefront of the party won't be easy for Ramaphosa. But, the example of Hillary Clinton's failed campaign against United States President Donald Trump, could provide a lesson. By DAVID REIERSGORD.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jubilee in Strategy to Convince Youthful Voters to Elect Uhuruto

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party has now rolled out an elaborate strategy targeting an estimated nine million young voters whom they hope to convince not to vote along ethnic lines in the August 8 elections.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta's Jubilee Party has now rolled out an elaborate strategy targeting an estimated nine million young voters whom they hope to convince not to vote along ethnic lines in the August 8 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Radical Economic Transformation – a Progressive Structural Change in the Fundamental Features of SA’s Political Economy

[Daily Maverick] There is general consensus among all economic commentators and stakeholders that the South African economy is in dire need of a major overhaul. South Africa remains locked in a low-growth, path-dependent economic trajectory that is cur…

[Daily Maverick] There is general consensus among all economic commentators and stakeholders that the South African economy is in dire need of a major overhaul. South Africa remains locked in a low-growth, path-dependent economic trajectory that is currently deepening social inequality and highly concentrated ownership patterns. There can be no denying that the economy needs to be radically transformed, which requires us to think afresh on the roles of institutions in economic governance and resource allocation. By MCEBISI

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Deputy Minister John Jeffery – Justice and Constitutional Development Dept Budget Vote 2017-18

[Govt of SA] Address by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, the Hon JH Jeffery, MP at the Budget Vote Debate on the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, National Assembly

[Govt of SA] Address by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, the Hon JH Jeffery, MP at the Budget Vote Debate on the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, National Assembly

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Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs Dept Budget Vote Debate 2017-18

[Govt of SA] Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs (responsible for Provincial and Local Government) during the debate on Budget Vote 4: Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs

[Govt of SA] Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs (responsible for Provincial and Local Government) during the debate on Budget Vote 4: Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs

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Authorities ‘Rely Heavily’ On Info From Illegal Miners After Gas Explosion

[News24Wire] Authorities say they have relied heavily on the information from illegal miners at Harmony Gold’s Eland mine in Welkom, Free State, after a gas explosion on Thursday last week.

[News24Wire] Authorities say they have relied heavily on the information from illegal miners at Harmony Gold's Eland mine in Welkom, Free State, after a gas explosion on Thursday last week.

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Party Funding – Follow the Power

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday the ANC’s Chief Whip in the National Assembly, Jackson Mthembu, announced plans to form an ad hoc committee to tackle the issue of political party funding. He says that his party wants to create a system where there is the …

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday the ANC's Chief Whip in the National Assembly, Jackson Mthembu, announced plans to form an ad hoc committee to tackle the issue of political party funding. He says that his party wants to create a system where there is the transparent funding of parties, and where everyone knows who private donors actually are. To bolster his case, Mthembu has also quoted at length from ANC conference resolutions. But there are many questions to ask here: why is this happening now, what is the real aim, and the

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Statement – We Demand the Release of Apartheid-Era Secrets!

[R2K] R2K welcomes the release of Apartheid Guns and Money, an important book about the networks of corruption and profit of our apartheid past. The book is authored by R2K member and Open Secrets co-founder, Hennie Van Vuuren.

[R2K] R2K welcomes the release of Apartheid Guns and Money, an important book about the networks of corruption and profit of our apartheid past. The book is authored by R2K member and Open Secrets co-founder, Hennie Van Vuuren.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa