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A closer look on the implications of technical recession   Andile  Zingitwa Technical recession is in simpler terms defined as a downgrade to the country’s investment ratings in two successive quaters. Taking into cognisance that in the last quater of 2016 [September-December], South Africa experienced an investment rating of 0.3% contraction, therefore, the 0.7% Tuesday’s […]

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Eskom leading a micro-economic agenda Andile Zingitwa Notwithstanding the furore informed by  the nefarious  actions executed by Eskom board members lead by Dr Ben Ngubane, which defy corporate governance around the Brian Molefe saga, we however celebrate the initiatives Eskom took to resurrect the oblivious micro-economic empowerment. This was brought about by their corporate social […]

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A BALANCE OF CLASS CONTRADICTIONS     Andile ZingitwaPic by Gladwell Ntusi Lenin saw socialism as a strata in transit to achieve a far left political hegemony known as communism, an antagonist to capitalism. Through socialism, he was able to nationalize the entire economy of Russia and one of his popular policies to the Bolchevicks […]

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Zuma zoom with zeal in the ANC. Pic by Gladwell Ntusi Andile Zingitwa The difference between former president Thabo Mbeki and the sitting president  Jacob Zuma  is that the erstwhile always ensured that his  political survival within the ANC is not at the expense of the country, while in the case of the latter, is […]

SPINDOCTORS

SPINDOCTORS

PUNCHLINE Government spin doctors are just cheque collectors Nie Cele In any modern day society, It is a norm that any public figure speaks to the media at large via a spokesperson. This person handles all matters relating to publicity. English dictionary describes them as Spin doctors. Their job description is to publicize favorable interpretations […]

Looting spree explained

PUNCHLINE Cause and effect of the looting rampage in Soweto explained Nie Cele Hogging headlines in the media about the recent looting spree of foreign nationals shops was a time bomb waiting to explode. There has been a veil of ignorance from the government ‘s side and some communities when these foreign nationals first started […]

PUNCHLINE 1 – Journalism dying a sluggish death

PUNCHLINE 1 – Journalism dying a sluggish death

Self proclaimed celebrities and commentators are fast making journalism a no brainer profession. This is evident on our television programmes, mainstream and tabloid newspapers columns left right and centre. These shenanigans will stand the test of time unless the crop of journalists currently studying the craft take control of the newsrooms upon completing their studies. […]