While many around the country and in the ANC are debating whether David “DD” Mabuza will take his seat as the country’s deputy president, factions in the party are preparing themselves for a “bloody clash” later this week when the party's national executive committee meets.
A new assault on the use of Afrikaans as the medium of instruction for children who speak Afrikaans at home, serves to diminish the opportunities for all children to learn through a language that they know best, writes Kathleen Heugh.
After a full week of arguments before court in Pietermariztburg this week, it is now clearer than ever before that former president Jacob Zuma will exploit every avenue available to him to avoid prosecution.
Moments after administering the oath of office to President Cyril Ramaphosa, while Loftus Versfeld Stadium erupted in song, Chief Justice Moegoeng Mogoeng tugged at the head of state’s right elbow, writes Pieter du Toit.
Only through servant leadership can good governance and lasting peace be achieved. If only every leader in this nation will truly embrace the characteristics of servant leadership then we can truly count on glorious days ahead, writes Rich Mkhondo.
President Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as the 6th democratically elected president of South Africa amid much fanfare that saw ordinary citizens, opposition parties and dignitaries join in on the celebrations.