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Ferial Haffajee

Mzansi’s female presidents-in-waiting

21 April 2015 12:10

Is SA likely to have a female president? The country is becoming more patriarchal, and ambitious men are pushing back on quotas and don’t seem to want to give up their spots to female candidates despite the country being rich in female talent. Ferial Haffajee picks her top five

Spy Cables: ‘SA national security under threat’

24 February 2015 20:47

South African government and security agencies have left secrets exposed at every level and foreign spies have access to all areas of government, according to the spy cables obtained by Al Jazeera’s investigative unit.

Spy Cables: Israel, Abbas tried to suppress Goldstone Report

24 February 2015 7:34

Leaked secret South Africa intelligence reports – dubbed the Spy Cables – include an account of the former head of Israeli intelligence, Meir Dagan, lobbying on behalf of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in an effort to suppress the Goldstone Report.

The EFF’s 10 takeaways from the state of the nation debacle

13 February 2015 15:21

» There’s more to come. Expect an even more militant Parliament henceforth. President Jacob Zuma appears in the house to answer questions on March 11 and respond to the debate on his state of the nation address next week.