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Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi @ Cattle Baron Pinelands - Mowbray Golf Park Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi @ Cattle Baron Pinelands - Mowbray Golf Park
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
“South Africa: From Pariah to Promises to Prosperity – Can We Complete the Journey?”. For over 60 years Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has been involved in South African politics. His party, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), administered governance in KwaZulu, and led the provincial government of KwaZulu- Natal from 1994 to 2004. Serving in the national parliament since 1994, the IFP has been a significant opposition force. Buthelezi, who has led the IFP since 1975, will present an alternative “state of the nation” vision.
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Narius Moloto, PAC President @ Spin Street Narius Moloto, PAC President @ Spin Street
Monday, March 18, 2019
Narius Moloto will address the Cape Town Press Club on the PAC-Unity, Relevance and contrast to other parties. Moloto, the PAC President will outline the current situation of the PAC and how it's programme differs from that of the other major parties.
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John Scott on Column Writing @ The Pavilion,  Kelvin Grove John Scott on Column Writing @ The Pavilion, Kelvin Grove
Thursday, March 14, 2019
“50 Years of Column Writing – so What’s Changed?” John Scott, a former editor of the Cape Times was joint founder of the Cape Town Press Club in 1976. He has been a journalist since 1957, when he wrote regional news bulletins for the SABC. He worked at Cape Argus and the Windhoek Advertiser before joining the Cape Times in 1966 as medical correspondent. He reported on the first heart transplant two years later. In 1969 he was appointed to the parliamentary press gallery. His column, Notes in the House, ran for 30 years. In retirement, Scott writes a weekly PS column for Die Burger and has just brought out a collection of the best such columns in book form titled AND WHAT'S YOUR EXCUSE TODAY, SIR?, his sixth book, but the first in 35 years. Scott will address the Cape Town Press Club on how things have changed over the past 50 years, and how they haven’t, as reflected by his columns.
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Hermann Giliomee on the future or the possible disappearance of the Afrikaner @ Grill Room  Kelvin Grove Hermann Giliomee on the future or the possible disappearance of the Afrikaner @ Grill Room Kelvin Grove
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Hermann Giliomee on the future or the possible disappearance of the Afrikaner. Renowned historian Hermann Giliomee will take a hard analytical look at the dramatic ascent of the Afrikaner; how they successfully mobilised ethnic entrepreneurship without state assistance, controlled an entire country, and then yielded power without military defeat. The award-winning author and historian will address the Cape Town Press Club on the spectacular rise and probable demise of the numerical minority that has dominated 20th century South Africa.
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Brett Herron @ Cattle Baron Pinelands Brett Herron @ Cattle Baron Pinelands
Thursday, March 07, 2019
Former Executive Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services, later Transport, as well as Spatial Planning and Housing, Brett Herron, will address the Cape Town Press Club on the land question and its political ramifications in the light of the upcoming elections. Herron is now the Secretary General of the newly formed Good party, which will contest the national election with Patricia de Lille as its leader. Herron believes strongly that the land question lies at the heart of power and inequality. The Good party sees expropriation as a last resort, but failure to address land redistribution effectively will have severe consequences for the country.
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