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  • ED’s New Establishment Project: An Attempt at Elitist Permanence

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    When President Emmerson Mnangagwa made overtures for ‘national dialogue’ to his political rivals in the 2018 harmonised elections, it was understandably viewed as some sort of political grandstanding.  Not least because the mainstream MDC-Alliance opposition, has not participated in the same while holding out for its own terms to be accepted. Even though of late

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  • Election Thoughts: South Africa, 8 May 2019

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    Along with many of you on the 8th May, I made a difficult decision regarding which party to vote for in South Africa’s National elections – more difficult than any of the previous 10 (if you include the Municipal elections) were. In one respect, I take that as a positive thing, because competition is good,

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    “Will you vote for Bobi wine?” I asked her as she bent down washing her clothes. She looked up, with beaming eyes, she said, “bring the ballot now, I will put my tick for my ghetto president.” You seem to like him very much. “Of course, I do,” she said, “he is our hope, I

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  • Who to vote for: South African National Elections 2019

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    For those of us who don’t reflexively vote for the same political party in every election, regardless of contextual details like their performance, their choice of candidates, and of course their policy platforms, the 2019 National Elections (May 8) might well be the most confounding choice we’ve ever faced. None of the candidates are not

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Shawn Mubiru

It is not by accident that they all end up coming from the same place within our country, it is a design that we need to undo. The fact is it is done, but the truth is; the entire country doesn’t liked it. The country is tired and annoyed at the same time. It is not too late.