Tag: Zuma

No clear road map but at least some pointers

[notice]Mike Pothier, research coordinator of the Parliamentary Liaision Office (CPLO) of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, responds to last night’s State of the Nation Address by President Jacob Zuma.[/notice]Serious crime is down by 5%. Unemployment has reduced from 25 per cent to 23. per cent. Matric passes have increased […]

Sackings by Zuma first of their kind in 3 decades

[notice]Although he took a long time to take action, President Jacob Zuma deserves recognition for sacking two cabinet ministers as a direct result of politically-connected corruption or impropriety, says Catholic Parliamentary Liason Office Research Coordinator Mike Pothier. But he cautions against adopting a naïve approach to these developments[/notice] The importance […]