ANC Youth League’s Floyd Sivambu on sleeping around

This was one of the moments in 2009 that gave me a belly laugh. Mampara of the week, ANC Youth League spokesman, Floyd Shivambu recently accused Helen Zille of sleeping around. Accuse your 14 year old of "sleeping around" and watch the blushing, floor gazing and general discomfort (and, feel your blood pressure start to rise). Because, even a child knows what "sleeping around" means. Floyd battles to grasp the ramifications of his words when […]

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Garth Strachan, ANC MEC is this week’s mampara

Losing the Western Cape is a bitter pill that the ANC finds hard to swallow. After the DA had the majority last time, the ANC tried everything in its power to destabilise the DA. Now, with an outright DA majority, the ANC's failure in the Western Cape is highlighted even more. Instead of trying to discredit the DA, the ANC should be looking to working with its opposition to give the people of the Western […]

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The ANC loses the 4th SA general election on 22 April 2009

In a shock result, the ANC has lost the 4th General Election in South Africa on 22 April. Political analysts were all caught short in their predictions – that the ANC would win handsomely. It seems that the ANC misjudged its voters and was not in step with the populations aspirations. It is now apparent that the South African voter decided to have a courageous conversation with the ANC-run Government and told it that it […]

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