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Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, President Jacob Zuma and AU Commissioner Nkosazana Dlamanini Zuma on stage at the University of Fort Hare Centenary celebrations on on Friday. Picture: MARK ANDREWS/DAILY DISPATCH

LETTER: ‘Celebration’ at Fort Hare falls flat

‘Celebration’ of Fort Hare University’s centenary clearly showed just how politically isolated President Jacob Zuma has become and how bankrupt he is of any accommodating rhetoric

LETTER: Look to export zones


The Mauritius economic zone was so successful that not only was unemployment eradicated, but the country had to import labour to work in the zone

LETTER: Cosatu helped kill jobs

Cosatu. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA

It would be most welcome if the proposed new labour federation supported such reforms

LETTER: Mail delivery issues

Picture: SOWETAN

Several months after postal dispatch, I am still awaiting confirmation of the arrival of a birthday present sent to the UK

LETTER: Mere propaganda

MONEY TALKS: While watchdog organisations have called for parties to reveal their sources of funding, opposition parties have claimed this would jeopardise their donors and expose them to victimisation. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Some of our political parties’ names and slogans are mere propaganda to attract popular interest, and are not backed by ideology

LETTER: Knows his numbers

President Jacob Zuma. Picture: GCIS

President Jacob Zuma clearly does understand big numbers, and he is going for the very top

LETTER: Early general election


The proper solution to SA’s state of affairs is to hold a general election

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