Browsing All posts tagged under »Zimbabwe«

Lessons SA unions should look to

November 24, 2014


There is no need for South African unions to travel to Brazil or Bolivia for enlightenment. There are basic facts about the nature of unions to consider — and several lessons to learn that are much closer to home.

ANC concern follows Zambian poll victory

December 2, 2011


The victory of the Patriotic Front in Zambia’s recent election has sent more than a frisson of concern through South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC). It has heightened an awareness among ANC politicians that they may not be in power forever.

Xenophobia poisons the Ivoirian tangle

December 31, 2010


Most of the real lessons to be learned from the ongoing chaos in Côte d’Ivoire are being ignored, both by politicians and the popular media. Unless these are ;learned, and the background understtod, little that is happening there makes much sense.

Why labour’s battle is far from over

December 5, 2010


South Africa has a justly lauded Constitution and Bill of Rights. It also has some of the best labour laws anywhere. These are victories largely attributable to the labour movement, but they remain paper victories that have constantly to be fought for to ensure that they are applied.

The survival of a ‘dirty tricks’ chief

October 2, 2010


Name: Horace William Doncaster, Major-General, Military Intelligence (rtd) Date of birth: 09.02.1950; military number: 66339243E Career soldier, 33 years service; promoted brigadier, 1993; major-general, 2000; given ‘employer-induced retrenchment package’ after publication of this investigation, November, 2001; retired, April, 2002. Senior positions in and eventual director of MI ‘dirty tricks’ unit, Directorate of Covert Collection (DCC); […]