The 4th Eastern Cape Annual Economic Symposium- opened by Premier Noxolo Kiviet, chaired by Justice Malala and featuring Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan
Nineteen years into democracy, local government is facing strain. Numerous surveys indicate it is the least trusted of all spheres of government.
DISPATCH Dialogues was an emotional affair this week when former Umkhonto weSizwe underground operatives reminisced about the liberation struggle.
Many struggle stories remain untold and heroes remain unsung. Mzwakhe Ndlela, MK veteren and author of For the Fallen- Honouring the Unsung Heroes and Heroines of the Liberation Struggle, shines a light on the price paid to gain freedom and on often forgotten people who showed commitment, even to the point of death.
WEALTH accumulation among South Africa’s political and economic elites is spiralling out of control and pushing the country to the brink of a violent mass revolt.
After the Marikana massacre, it seems clear that a new social pact is needed. In South Africa’s Suspended Revolution: Hopes and Prospects, Adam Habib says stalled democratisation has left SA with a political system that makes political leaders more accountable to their party bosses than to the people.
Follow Link to view the broadcast: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/daily-dispatch THE Eastern Cape health department resolved to open up lines of communication between its officials and employees during a Dispatch Dialogue this week that saw health staff airing more grievances than solutions.
Bad leadership, denial, political wrangling, crime and poor management are just some of the reasons for the Eastern Cape’s health troubles.