South Africa 

DE LILLE EXIT FROM WC DA – POTENTIAL DA DEPUTY PRESIDENT CANDIDATE?

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille resigned from her position as head of the DA in the Western Cape. Yes, which means she is STILL the Mayor of Cape Town, just in case some of you were confused. But some opponents are calling this a power struggle within the party, and that all is certainly not well with the ANC’s greatest opposing party. I’m actually seeing something entirely else here. We all know 2019 is going to be tight, in a similar fashion to last year’s local elections, poetically dubbed…

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South Africa 

DECEMBER 2017 – THE FRONTRUNNERS

The race for December 2017 is decision time for the ANC. If they elect poorly at the National Conference, there’s will be no hope for Africa’s longest revolutionary party come 2019. These are my thoughts on the major candidates seeking the top position of the party and ultimately to be the next president of South Africa: Cyril Ramaphosa – a safe option for the ANC. The Deputy President has distanced himself from a lot of the controversy (Attempt to remove Gordhan, election losses), surrounding the President. Ramaphosa remains a favourite…

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International South Africa 

MR MAIMANE GOES TO THE MIDDLE EAST

So the DA’s Mmusi Maimane visits Israel to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The ANC are attacking him because they feel Israel is an Apartheid sympathiser while the ruling party has always historically aligned themselves with Palestine. What’s sad is this criticism is so uncalled for when the DA support a two-state solution in the region. Secondly, the ANC really have no ground or credibility to comment on this matter. I’ll be honest here, our foreign policy is terrible. The ANC and the Zuma administration have sold South Africa…

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