Tag Archives: Cyril Ramaphosa

Hamba Kahle PC

  by Ebrahim Harvey Obituary: Phiroshaw Camay (1947 – 2016)  Phiroshaw Camay, who very sadly passed away last week, was probably my closest friend and comrade for over three decades. “PC”, as he was affectionately known, was a veteran and stalwart of the labour movement and civil society in South Africa. His passing has created a […]

Marikana: A State Of No Apologies

  The families of slain miners seek compensation for their losses – and an apology from government, writes Niren Tolsi Three years after their husbands were shot dead by police on August 16 2012 at Marikana, Zameka Nungu and Betty Gadlela are still waiting for a simple apology from the government that killed their families’ […]

‘White Foreigners’: History Repeating

  Terry Bell   Gwede Mantashe, former chairman of the SA Communist Party, former general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and now the powerful secretary-general of the governing ANC, sounded furious this week. In what must qualify as the most ironic case of “we’ve heard all that before”, he blamed the platinum […]