Sunday , October 24 2021
Home / Tag Archives: Ramaphosa

Tag Archives: Ramaphosa

South Africa in flames

  Spontaneous outbreak or insurrection? South Africa | DAVID EVERATT | South Africans spent most of mid-July glued to their news outlets, from established media outlets to TikTok, from streaming news to old-fashioned printed words, to see just one thing: would Jacob Zuma blink? Would the country finally get some …

Read More »

South Africa to move to lockdown Level 4

Johannesburg, South Africa | XINHUA |  South Africa will move to lockdown Level 4 for 14 days with stringent measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, said President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday during a televised speech. From June 28 to July 11, “all gatherings whether indoors or outdoors are prohibited. …

Read More »

Presidents who subvert democracy

They can hit a brick wall: ask Jacob Zuma, Trump | ROGER SOUTHALL | It can be tough when you are a former president in a democracy you have attempted to subvert, especially when that democracy comes back to bite you. Former South African president Jacob Zuma is finding this …

Read More »

Museveni’s next battle

How to keep old comrades secure in changing NRM Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Whether President Yoweri Museveni accepts it or not the next generation is gaining traction within his party; the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM). The bad news, according to analysts, is that the evolution in …

Read More »

Africa’s Covid-19 corruption

‘Theft doesn’t even stop during a pandemic’ | THE INDEPENDENT | Doctors have gone on strike over a lack of protective equipment, and protesters have taken to the streets in anger at the abuse of medical funds, many wearing T-shirts emblazoned with #arrestCovidthieves. Public uproar in Kenya in recent weeks …

Read More »