Media

Every week we reach hundreds of thousands of people through placing arguments in the media in support of the principles we stand for. No other advocacy group in the country does as much as we do to promote support for policies that defend your right, and that of your community, to make decisions about your own life free from counter-productive government interference.

Cele’s tirade offers lesson in race relations

8 July 2022 - Not unusually, the viral video of the week involves an allegation of racism in South Africa, this time from Police Minister Bheki Cele, directed at civil activist Ian Cameron. Cele followed up his accusation by yelling at Cameron at the top of his voice to “shut up or get out”, prompting police to forcibly remove Cameron from the Gugulethu community meeting.

Ramaphosa: The more things change, the more they stay the same… - Biznews

6 July 2022 - When things got really tough for ordinary citizens a few weeks ago, when the weather boffins were giving Johannesburg a bone-chilling outlook of at least a week of steady single figure lows with highs that were far from our usual balmy twenty-somethings, and when André de Ruyter had just announced Stage 6 load shedding was upon us, I confess I abandoned you all and fled the country.

President’s response to cadre deployment fails badly - Newsi

5 July 2022 - South Africa is now in the grip of a governance crisis that threatens the very fabric of its society and the endurance of its democratic order. It must be said at the outset that this was not in the main the consequence of a tragic history or external catastrophe, even if both of those things played a role. Rather, the country is at this point because choices have been made that have pushed it there.

The price SA has paid for ANC power – Andrew Kenny - Biznews

4 July 2022 - I wonder why I feel so nervous about writing this article. All I am doing is finally admitting what I should have known over 40 years ago, that the ANC is not only corrupt, not only cruel and greedy, not only incompetent and useless at serving the people of South Africa, not only power mad, but evil.

Cut the reddest tape at Eskom – IRR

1 July 2022 - Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has boldly called for the scrapping of all “the damn red tape” inhibiting power production and prolonging South Africa’s struggle under Stage 6 load-shedding. It’s time for action to match the words.

Cadre deployment: A seminal moment for us all - News24

1 July 2022 - News24 readers are indebted to Gwede Mantashe and Siya Khumalo for expanding the conversation around the African National Congress' policy and practice of cadre deployment. ("Mantashe slams Zondo, says apartheid officials would still be in charge without cadre deployment" and "If DA uses tone-sensitive communication, it can get buy-in on cadre deployment stance", both 25 June).

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