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The Great “Absents” in the Land Debate

A healthy, robust debate around the issue of land is clearly needed in South Africa today. Unfortunately, the nation finds itself right now in the midst of a persistent and belligerent invective against landownership. This threatens the future of the nation. The land reform offensive is led by Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and …

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Looking at South Africa’s “Zexit” Moment

South African wit is sometimes at its best during tragedies or when dark clouds abound, so it was that the wits had a field day during Jacob Zuma’s tenure and long-sought exit from the South African Presidency on 14 February 2018. Playing on the Portuguese Marxist revolutionary slogan “A luta continua” (The struggle continues), someone …

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