Sudan wasn't ready for elections – Motlanthe

Image via Wikipedia Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has lamented the kidnapping of four South African peacekeepers in the volatile Sudan, saying the country’s instability is of great concern. Motlanthe, on a visit to Tunisia this week, also said last week’s elections in Sudan had taken place at an “inopportune” time – conditions on the ground […]

South Africa, Tunisia can contribute to Africa’s growth – Motlanthe

South Africa and Tunisia, working together, could contribute to Africa’s development, visiting South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe told his hosts in Tunis Thursday. Dep Pres Motlanthe, who ended his two-day working visit to Tunisia on Thursday, said the two countries could contribute to Africa’s development through bilateral action and through the New Partnership for […]


Some of the country’s most horrendous farm murders are being committed by exploited farm labourers, according to deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe. While condemning the behaviour of the community of De Doorns in the Western Cape – who attacked foreigners – as “acts of immorality and criminality”, Mr Motlanthe was also critical of farmers on Friday. […]