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Nov 12 2008

SA woman on Wall Street Journal “Top 50″ list

Published by under Companies,Top Stories

Phuti Malabie (37), managing director of Shanduka Energy, a subsidiary of South Africa-based Shanduka Group, made it onto the Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) annual list of 50 Women to Watch. [Read on]

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Sep 10 2008

The Dream Team

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

First published on my old blog on 10/12/2007. 

Come to think of it, should Ramaphosa “slip” into Mbeki’s chair in the way described below, South Africa might just be governed by the “Dream Team” soon.  [Read on]

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Sep 09 2008

P-Day in South Africa

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

First published on my old blog on 22/6/2005. 

Today is D-Day in South Africa…or rather P-Day. Or rather, Deputy-P-Day. Now you all know what I’m referring to: the announcement of Zuma’s successor as deputy-president…..the man or (die-hemel-behoed-ons) woman who will most likely take over from Mbeki in 2009.  [Read on]

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Sep 09 2008

Thoughts on why Cosatu might be “devastated”

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

First published on my old blog on 14/6/2005. Today I have a completely different view of the matter.  

Done. Sacked. And Cosatu says it’s “devastated by the decision”. 

Well, well. Could it be that Cosatu is “devastated” by the thought that it might have to live with Manuel/Ramos style economic policies for another 8 years after 2008?  [Read on]

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Sep 08 2008

From first to last in 15 years

Published by under Opinion,South Africa

First published on 25/5/2005 on my old blog

As a journalist in South Africa my two biggest and most pleasant surprises in the years between Nelson Mandela’s release and the 27th of April 1994 were the evolution in the economic thinking of the “democratic movement” (read government-in-waiting) and the incredible depth and quality of leadership in the movement. 

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