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Leaders like Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza, captured here playing football while his country is engulfed in turmoil, need to keep their eye on the ball and communicate effectively during times of crisis.

Why African leaders need to learn better communication skills

Monday 25 May 2015 10:13

From time to time, African leaders make gaffes in what they say and do.

Why African leaders need to learn better communication skills

Monday 25 May 2015 10:13

From time to time, African leaders make gaffes in what they say and do.


Africa needs to be mentally decolonised: Ntuli

Sunday 24 May 2015 12:11

Monday marks Africa Day and several events have been taking place since Saturday leading to the day.


ANC women stalwarts pay tribute to Dr Mompati

Saturday 23 May 2015 10:47

Women leaders in the ANC have paid tribute to the late struggle stalwart Dr Ruth Mompati.


‘Jordaan needs to unite ANC factions to retain Nelson Mandela Metro’

Friday 22 May 2015 20:00

Political Analyst Joleen Steyn-Kotze says one of the challenges that Danny Jordaan faces is diplomatically uniting ANC factions in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality.


Citizens need to claim ethical leadership

Wednesday 20 May 2015 10:05

In modern democracies most people accept that there must be leadership. But the meaning of leadership and the quality of leaders are issues with which most societies grapple, writes Raymond Suttner.


Unemployment cannot be blamed on foreigners

Tuesday 19 May 2015 14:41

South Africa’s unemployment problem has been persistent since 1994 and long before the migration of Africans from elsewhere making their way south, says Saliem Fakir.


Danny Jordaan appointment a stunt: Analyst

Tuesday 19 May 2015 10:30

Aubrey Matshiqi, believes the decision by ANC to appoint Danny Jordaan as their mayoral candidate for the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is a stunt.


African leaders ‘power hungry’ - experts

Monday 18 May 2015 09:20

Experts say that the need for some African leaders to hold on to power presents a great challenge to progress in Africa.


Allying ourselves with the next Amakhosi

Saturday 16 May 2015 15:15

The festive mood of the last week has forever changed the relationship between the local communities and their traditional leaders.


AmaXhosa king coronation to restore dignity: Expert

Friday 15 May 2015 09:15

Policy Analyst, Nkosikhulule Nyembezi say the coronation of AmaXhosa King Mpendulo Sigcawu in the Eastern Cape, is in line with the constitution.


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DA Federal Congress

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold its 6th Federal Congress on 9-10 May 2015 at the Boardwalk Convention Centre in Nelson Mandela Bay.

National Days 2015

Commemorating Freedom Day on April 27 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

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