Much has been made about China’s role and profile in Africa and the factors underlying its activities on the continent. Less debated is the spread and depth of Russia’s contemporary presence and profile in Africa.
Former Transkei homelands leader, MP and cabinet boycotter, “General” Bantu Holomisa, is worried that incorrectly handled, the alleged Bosasa funding of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s party election campaign, could leave the country rudderless.
Theuns Eloff, Executive Director of the FW de Klerk Foundation, argues that UP’s introduction of an “English-only” tuition policy drove Afrikaans-speaking students away to the point where they consisted of just 18% of students.
The ANC is ineluctably on trial before the Zondo Commission despite acting ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa’s attempts to distance the party from Agrizzi’s fire and brimstone testimony before the commission.