• 06
  • Dec

RECENTLY a local newspaper reported that the regulations of the Research, Science and Technology Act 2004 were difficult to change because they are Cabinet directives. Did I miss something?

  • 29
  • Nov

“THE old is dying and the new cannot be born: in the interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms will appear.” That statement, from the Prison Notebooks of Italian communist Antonio Gramsci, struck me first as portentous nonsense, but after careful analysis it reveals immense resonance now in an age of ideological crisis.

  • 29
  • Nov

IN South Africa, the SWAPO Party’s fellow sister party, the African National Congress (ANC), the ruling liberation movement and the leader of the Tripartite Alliance, manages the governing policies and leadership ideology of the country on the basis of the following three main constructs:

  • 29
  • Nov

THE fifth ordinary congress of the ruling Swapo Party, is in full swing. The capital city is buzzing with excitement as we all wait patiently for the announcement of the top four results on Sunday or latest on Monday.


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