Thoughts on South African and international politics and culture

Monday, May 21, 2007

Laying the platform
Not too much time to post this morning, but just wanted to draw your attention to a very interesting op-ed piece in the Mail & Guardian over the weekend. In it, ANC NEC member Saki Macozoma lay a platforms for the ANC conference in Polokwane, warning the ANC against following an ideological line. Saki warns that the ANC leadership must "not be sectarian and [must] not represent any narrow self, class, regional, tribal or provincial interests, however they may be dressed up." He goes on following this line, which essentially stands as a warning against forces of the far left within the ANC. Well worth a read...