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Ace Magashule

Poli-tricks

What’s a Wrap update without some political news? The office of the Presidency confirmed on Tuesday evening that former spokesperson Khusela Diko would return to work, but in a different position in the public service. She received a written warning from the presidency upon the conclusion of her disciplinary hearing. Diko was put on special …

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Ace heads to court

Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule appeared (virtually) before the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg today to challenge the ANC’s decision to suspend him and to ask that the court declare the party’s step-aside rule unconstitutional. Before his matter could be heard, the court dismissed three separate applications that sought to intervene in the case …

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24 June ’21 Wrap: ‘This is not a wave; it’s a tsunami’

We’re presenting you with a sober edition today, but that’s because the facts necessitate it. Things are bad, Covid-wise. Take heart, though: we can stay safe and stop it from being any worse. Plus we bring you this week’s funnies (anyone seen Ramaphosa’s iPad?) and what we can be grateful for.  So, let’s dive into …

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Our take: Wrong move, Ace

By now you know the ANC’s secretary-general Ace Magashule has finally been suspended and is, of course, fighting back. Naturally, he posted a photo of himself playing chess. So much symbolism! The cunning! The strategy! The… technical error? That’s right: the shot shows Magashule about to move a pawn that literally couldn’t go anywhere: it …

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13 May ’21 Wrap: SA’s economy is ready to party again

OUR TAKE: WRONG MOVE, ACE By now you know the ANC’s secretary-general Ace Magashule has finally been suspended and is, of course, fighting back. Naturally, he posted a photo of himself playing chess. So much symbolism! The cunning! The strategy! The… technical error? That’s right: the shot shows Magashule about to move a pawn that …

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