African National Congress (ANC) secretary-General Gwede Mantashe says the failure to act firmly on allegations of mismanagement and corruption cost the party control of municipalities‚ especially in Gauteng where it lost Tshwane and Johannesburg to the Democratic Alliance (DA).
Rahul Gandhi, the Gandhi family #scion and the vice-president of the Congress party, is back from his two month #holiday. Political #machismo is at its best. yesterday Rahul said that the Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance(NDA) government was a government of industrialists, or as he put it: 'suit, boot ki sarkar'. smile emoticon #Political #slogans are at its best really.
Four basic food items that have doubled or almost doubled in price since 2015 The Democratic Alliance wants the drought to be declared a national disaster and, by looking at how much food has increased in the last 12 months, it's quite obvious why. http://www.thesouthafrican.com/four-basic-food-items-that-have-doubled-or-almost-doubled-in-price-since-2015/
"Lindiwe Mazibuko - South African Politician - Former Parliamentary Leader for the Democratic Alliance and the first black woman to lead the parliamentary opposition in the National Assembly." #sexism #misogyny #feminism
South Africa ANC soul-searches after vote haemorrhage The ruling African National Congress' historic losses in South Africa's local elections have called into question the leadership of President Jacob Zuma as head of the continent's most industrialised nation. The ANC last week suffered what analysts called a "savage indictment" garnering less than 54 percent of ballots cast -- an eight-point drop from the last local poll in 2011 and its worst showing since the fall of white-minority…