Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
One of the leading neo-liberals in the DA, Gwen Ngwenya, has declined to take up her seat in the National Assembly against the backdrop of an emerging ideological rift in the party after its poor election results.
With so many opportunities to put clear blue water between the ANC and itself on both economic and social policy, the DA has confused itself by drifting away from its core liberal principles, writes Daniel Silke.
The Democratic Alliance's Gwen Ngwenya has resigned from her position as head of policy, News24 has learnt.
Last Saturday, the DA’s policy chief, Gwen Ngwenya, confirmed to News24 that the party was in the process of officially ditching BEE as a tool for redress, writes Mondli Makhanya.
The DA is at risk of being paralysed by low-intensity warfare between the "laptop boys" – a grouping rallying behind the party's "liberal core" – and the "Bruma boys", writes Adriaan Basson.
Whatever one's opinion of Capitec, there is much about Viceroy that triggers alarm bells of an attempt to provoke market panic, even if not to short and distort, says Gwen Ngwenya.
The DA's former head of policy, Gwen Ngwenya, has declined to take up a seat in Parliament.
Gwen Ngwenya, the DA's head of policy, resigned after sending a blistering letter to party leader Mmusi Maimane. She describes a party seemingly in shambles, unable to take difficult decisions, writes Pieter du Toit.
The EFF's proposed nationalising of the South African Reserve Bank ultimately seeks to hold to ransom the country's entire banking system, charges the DA's Gwen Ngwenya.
The debates in the DA suggest that the party is unsure about how to deal with the legacy of the past which manifests itself in spatial patterns, income trends and the "first black" phenomenon, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
The DA’s federal council has decided to ditch black economic empowerment, claiming the policy is simply “just not working.”
If the ANC wants to work collaboratively with business, it will need to unlearn decades of thinking that business is the enemy, says Gwen Ngwenya.
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