All’s not over Dina Ezzat

Any hopes that presidential elections would lead to a political breakthrough are fast dwindling, writes Dina Ezzat On Tuesday evening, less than 48 hours before the announcement of the results of the second round of the presidential elections, ousted president Hosni...
Champagne Socialism

Champagne Socialism

According to the Mail and Guardian – the SACP celebrated their 91st birthday in style. “At the foot of the stage were two large red cakes, surrounded by bottles of champagne. Printed on the cakes were: “91 years of militant struggle for...
Some Marikana miners say they will fight to the death

Some Marikana miners say they will fight to the death

Frantic wives searched for missing loved ones, President Jacob Zuma rushed home from a regional summit and some miners vowed a fight to the death as police announced a shocking casualty toll from the previous day’s shooting by officers of striking miners: 34...