Tag Archives: SA

Principal’s concert

Here are some pictures of the delightful principal’s concert for the staff of the University of Pretoria. A highlight of the year and a wonderful way to say thank you to the hard working personnel at this academic institution serving … Continue reading

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Kommentaar op RSG

My favourite program on Sunday nights – politics in a nutshell. This time I thought, I had missed it, because I was at my brothers place celebrating my sister-in-law’s birthday. Well, the program is actually available as MP3 and in … Continue reading

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Political comment by Max du Preez: Zanu-PF style or what?

Today Max du Preez wrote the following comments on the new Economic Freedom Fighters, who are causing somewhat of a stir with their slogans and threats. He titles his Tuesday column: “The redistribution of poverty Zanu-PF style” – and this … Continue reading

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Political commentary on “Church and State”

CHURCH AND STATE By Dave Steward, Executive Director of the FW de Klerk Foundation No doubt to the alarm of his minders and keepers, President Zuma deviated from the prepared text of his speech yesterday to the Evangelical Presbyterian Church … Continue reading

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Political comment: Economic freedom fighters

ECONOMIC FREEDOM FIGHTERS – AN INCONSEQUENTIAL INTERPRETATION  Adv Johan Kruger, Director: Centre for Constitutional Rights The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) was established earlier this year by ousted African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) leader, Julius Malema and others with the objective of “pursuing … Continue reading

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Political comment by F.W. de Klerk: On Africa and SA

DE KLERK OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE FUTURE OF AFRICA – AND ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA’S ROLE IN AFRICA In a speech to the Process Expo at Nasrec this morning, FW de Klerk questioned the tendency to be pessimistic about both South Africa … Continue reading

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Political commentary: Higher education and training

HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING LAWS AMENDMENT ACT FAILING THE TEST Adv Johan Kruger, Director: Centre for Constitutional Rights In a recent lecture at the University of Johannesburg, Jeremy Gauntlett argued that certain provisions of the Higher Education and Training Laws Amendment Act 23 … Continue reading

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SA celebrates Human rights

HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT CARD: 2013 The Centre for Constitutional Rights is pleased to present its fifth annual Human Rights Report Card indicating where, in our opinion, South Africa has been making progress with regard to human rights and where it … Continue reading

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Belly flop: Submarines go aground in SA

This crash is a shame, wasting lots of money and diverting necessary funds for real needs by diverting to thse so-called “prestige projects”. This massive and high profile endevour has crashed in a spectacular belly flop. The mismanagement in our … Continue reading

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A choice of afrikaans readings this weekend:

Tim du Plessis is addressing the issues of this week from Zuma to ET: http://www.beeld.com/Rubrieke/TimduPlessis/n-Winter-van-waansin-le-voor-20120524 Well, if they say so themselves, who are we to argue. General secretary of the ANC Mantashe says: “We are like mouse in a cheese factory”. … Continue reading

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