Bantubonke Harrington Holomisa

Type: Person
Name: Bantubonke Harrington Holomisa
Organization: UDM United Democratic Movement Party
Nationality: South Africa
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Families to be consulted on De Kock parole decision

THE families of victims of former police death squad commander Eugene de Kock will be consulted before a decision is made on his parole application.Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha made the announcement yesterday in Pretoria. ... [Published Daily Dispatch - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

A powerful elite traces its roots to bonds formed at mission schools

In his book Mandela’s Kinsmen: Nationalist Elites and Apartheid’s First Bantustan (Jacana), British historian Timothy Gibbs examines the continuity of the Transkei elite, from traditional chieftainships to the homeland era and into the ANC government ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mamphela Ramphele reflects tragedy of Black Consciousness

THOUGH it came as no surprise, I was nevertheless a bit saddened by the announcement this week that Mamphela Ramphele was leaving politics after being expelled from Agang South Africa, the political party she founded. Ramphele was among a generation of ... [Published BDlive - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tantrums for change

The EFF is pushing the political envelope, but to what end?Dali Mpofu, the outspoken lawyer and one of the founding members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), was not amused by remarks made by the ANC chief whip in the Gauteng provincial legislature ... [Published City Press - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Icy logic shines in De Kock’s dead eyes

Johannesburg - The most striking thing about Eugene de Kock after serving just over five years in C Max of a 212-year sentence, is the shadowing around the eyes. De Kock’s eye sockets, offset against an unhealthy prison pallor, are a matte black colour, ... [Published IOL - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

DA looks beyond photo opportunities, says Zille

HELEN Zille has not had time to savour her election success. Lindiwe Mazibuko resigned as the party’s leader in Parliament and went to Harvard, sparking a storm that centred on Ms Zille’s leadership skills. In Parliament, meanwhile, Economic Freedom Fighters ... [Published BDlive - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Only action will rescue Zuma

NEWS ANALYSISNelson Mandela exploited his iconic stature to capture the nation’s attention and imagination. Thabo Mbeki mesmerised the country with his poetic verses, but Kgalema Motlanthe and Jacob Zuma are neither charismatic orators nor great poet ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ruling puts IEC chief’s job on the line

Court recommends committee of National Assembly give her the bootINDEPENDENT Electoral Commission (IEC) chairwoman Pansy Tlakula has been dealt a severe blow in her fight to keep her job.The Electoral Court recommended yesterday that a committee of the ... [Published Security.co.za - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 14 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

MaMbeki’s ‘selfless generosity will never be forgotten’ – Ramaphosa

Top politicians and struggle icons attended Epainette Mbeki’s funeral in iDutywa this morning.Affectionately known as ‘MaMbeki’, she was the wife of struggle hero Govan Mbeki and mother to former president Thabo Mbeki and political analyst Moeletsi Mbeki. ... [Published Daily Dispatch - Jun 14 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

Your elections A to Z

Janet Smith highlights the roleplayers and pivotal moments of the 2014 national and provincial election. ANC: In its 20th year of democratic rule, the former liberation movement faced the greatest challenges to its leadership on Wednesday.The most recent ... [Published South Africa Star - May 08 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 06 2014 - 1 reports

Why do you deserve my X?

As South Africans prepare to go to the polls on Wednesday, The Star asked the main contenders why they were worthy of your vote. Here are their responses…Jacob Zuma - African National Congress PresidentSouth Africa needs a government that has the experience, ... [Published South Africa Star - May 06 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Strike threat over IEC boss

Johannesburg - The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) was to know on Monday whether its disgruntled members will go on strike to force embattled Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chairwoman Pansy Tlakula to step down.The ... [Published South Africa Star - Apr 07 2014]

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Families to be consulted on De Kock parole deci... [Published Daily Dispatch - Jul 11 2014]
A powerful elite traces its roots to bonds form... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 10 2014]
Mamphela Ramphele reflects tragedy of Black Con... [Published BDlive - Jul 10 2014]
Tantrums for change [Published City Press - Jul 07 2014]
Icy logic shines in De Kock’s dead eyes [Published IOL - Jul 06 2014]
DA looks beyond photo opportunities, says Zille [Published BDlive - Jul 01 2014]
Only action will rescue Zuma [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jun 19 2014]
Ruling puts IEC chief’s job on the line [Published Security.co.za - Jun 19 2014]
MaMbeki’s ‘selfless generosity will never be fo... [Published Daily Dispatch - Jun 14 2014]
Your elections A to Z [Published South Africa Star - May 08 2014]
Why do you deserve my X? [Published South Africa Star - May 06 2014]
Strike threat over IEC boss [Published South Africa Star - Apr 07 2014]
A “credible opposition” in South Africa [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Feb 08 2014]
Nelson Mandela family feud resumes as they awai... [Published Telegraph - Jan 05 2014]
South Africans hold day of prayer for Nelson Ma... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Dec 08 2013]
Friends and family gather at Mandela's 'deathbed' [Published Telegraph - Dec 05 2013]
Fact Sheet for United Democratic Movement (Sout... [Published Able2Act - Mar 03 2006]
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A “credible opposition” in South Africa [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Feb 08 2014]
South African writer and journalist, William Gumede, in a contribution to The Guardian this week asserts that “ South Africa desperately needs a relevant, credible and non-racial alternative to the dominant ANC ” if “the [country’s] infant democracy ...
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