ICYMI Cosatu draws ANC election battle lines as May Day exposes alliance fractures, and ANCYL hits out at Hanekom

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It’s unfair to chastise Prof Chris Malikane for ideas he has always been committed to. It is, rather, Minister Gigaba’s job to clarify why he would commit to such ideas, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Columnists

Where’s our intelligence?

Following a crazy marathon press conference held by the loopy Hlaudi Motsoeneng recently, I kept asking myself this question: What does the fact that a raving lunatic can captivate public attention for three hours say about us as South Africans, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Nkandla ruling exemplified judicial integrity

The story of Nkandla is all too familiar. Yet, I got goose bumps when Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron relayed it to judges from across the continent who had gathered in Cape Town this week, writes Janet Heard.

SA and ANC is in a crisis, warns Mathews Phosa

“I think my movement is in a crisis, my country is in a crisis,” says Mathews Phosa, who accepted a nomination to stand as president.

Top Stories

He will not steal government money – Cosatu on Ramaphosa

Cosatu says that there would be no need for government to build a house for deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa when he becomes president.

Derek Hanekom must apologise or resign – ANCYL

The ANC Youth League says former tourism minister Derek Hanekom should apologise or resign as an ANC NEC member after allegedly being quoted as saying he was not sure whether he would vote for the ANC.

ANC blames alliance leaders for Zuma booes – Kodwa

The ANC has blamed alliance leaders’ early pronouncements on leadership preferences as a reason for President Jacob Zuma being booed and heckled.

Cosatu cancels main Workers Day rally as Zuma is heckled

Cosatu has been forced to abort its main May Day rally in Bloemfontein after President Jacob Zuma was prevented from delivering the keynote address.

Lifestyle

Did Get Out intensify my reluctance to date outside of my race?

When dating outside of your race is more political than romantic, is being othered still worth it?

Driven: Next-gen BMW 5 Series hybrid for SA

‘If the 530e i-Performance is the future of luxury executive sporting cars then there is a lot to celebrate here,’ writes Alexander Parker as he drives the SA-bound BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid.

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