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Monday, August 07, 2006

The ANC Chameleon Continues
The ANC continues to surprise with its new batch of left-placating policies with its latest pearl - restricting the number of empowerment deals its high-ranking members can undertake. This has been a long time coming, under a swathe of conflict of interest calls from the general public.

ANC secretary-general Kgalema Motlanthe recently declared that Â?We should declare that, once an individual has been empowered, he or she should no longer be regarded as a historically disadvantaged personÂ?.