When empires disintegrate

Recent developments regarding the Gupta empire is testimony to the fragility of the shadow state. What does it say about the legitimate state?


March 27, 2018, 6:43 a.m.

Will not a single ANC president complete two terms in the Union Buildings?

A seemingly confused ANC says it doesn’t want Jacob Zuma in Pretoria, simply because it cannot have “two centres of power”.


Feb. 14, 2018, 12:28 p.m.

The DA won’t win 2019 for two reasons… one is the DA itself.

Opposition parties have been enjoying the ‘blame marathon’, but have been caught with their ‘tekkies’ untied for the sprint to 2019.


Jan. 30, 2018, 8:41 a.m.

Why the state capture inquiry might not give South Africa the answers it needs

The president has finally set up a commission of inquiry into state capture, but renewed speculation of his demise might still be exaggerated and premature.


Jan. 21, 2018, 7:33 a.m.