DAVID MAIMELA: The Zondo inquiry and why SA must formalise lobbying activity
Under normal circumstances, lobbying activity is perfectly legitimate. But in a climate where state capture is the buzz word, the activity gets criminalised. That is where South Africa is today, writes David Maimela.
DAVID MAIMELA: Good luck to Bafana Bafana's new boss - and all of us
David Maimela: Now that the coach’s heart is in the right place, where will he get the young players he so desperately needs?
DAVID MAIMELA: State capture and its discontents: What lies ahead for SA?
The concepts of corruption, state capture and contestation for state power are sometimes used interchangeably and thus obfuscate the debate rather than illuminate it, writes David Maimela.
DAVID MAIMELA: Bafana Bafana, a classic case of trickery & hypnotism
The main activity of Safa since the days of champion coach Clive Barker has been the hiring and firing of coaches, not the winning of tournaments, writes David Maimela.
DAVID MAIMELA: The blessing and curse of political deployment
The idea that the political system can have a depoliticised state or bureaucracy is not only naïve but dangerous, writes David Maimela