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The ANC even had doubts about Zuma's character in 2005, after Mbeki dismissed him as deputy president amid corruption allegations. In a new book, former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils recounted a tense debate over Zuma between ANC stalwarts, many of whom remain in powerful positions today.
But often donors have conditions, deeming certain aspects of the material sensitive, like Ronnie Kasrils' papers. "Very interesting," is how Sulej describes the Kasrils collection. All donors need to satisfy in their wish to gift the archive with materials is whether the materials contri- bute to historical value.

In fact, Ronnie Kasrils says he warned the SACP about supporting Jacob Zuma in 2005, that Zuma is "backward, ethnic and tribal ", having observed this during their time in exile. It is my view that now, in this country of ours, we must ask ourselves how do we undo the damage of colonialism, apartheid and ...
As former South African government Minister Ronnie Kasrils said: "Attempts by the former South African apartheid government to discredit and threaten the BDS movement failed and backfired, only intensifying international protest which assisted in bringing down that unjust regime. Apartheid Israel is ...
"What," demanded an angry young questioner of Ronnie Kasrils, "is your view on White Monopoly capital? The ANC says colour doesn't count. I say Whiteness is an essential part of monopoly capital. What do you say?" Kasrils was speaking at the Alternative Information & Development Centre's launch of ...
He does so by spotting a glittering gem amongst the slew of recently-published excellent political books, one from former KwaZulu Natal MK command leader and ex-government intelligence chief, Ronnie Kasrils, no less. It begs - and by implication answers - the question of why The Star published a fake ...

Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils, who served under Nelson Mandela and Mbeki and was a comrade-in-arms of Zuma's in the resistance years, warns against underestimating him. Zuma is "so desperate" to stay out of prison, Kasrils said, that "he could use any range of methods, including martial ...
Ronnie Kasrils writes in his preface that he was initially approached in 2008 to write a book about South Africa's "spooks" (he'd been Minister for intelligence). But the time wasn't right and it was only some nine years later that he was ready to "take up the pen". In fact, the book had been writing itself in my ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils has also been on the receiving end of SSA intimidation attempts. In Kasrils' case it seems his sin was announcing that he was reserving his legal rights following revelations in Pauw's book that state security deputy director general Arthur Fraser forged Kasril's ...
10 December 2017 - 00:00 By THANDUXOLO JIKA. spy boss Arthur Fraser wants to gag former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils, warning that he will face legal action if he does not stop discussing the agency's affairs in public.
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils won't "succumb to intimidation by the security services" by keeping silent on state capture and corruption. On November 8, State Security Agency director-general Arthur Fraser sent a letter to Kasrils, asking him to "desist from ventilating matters in media in a ...
African National Congress veteran and former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils on Monday, said that President Jacob Zuma had no interest in solving the political violence in KwaZulu-Natal. "What I find so incredible is that Jacob Zuma actually came to prominence in South Africa in part for the role he ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils receives the platinum Class medal as President Jacob Zuma honours military veterans on August 2, 2012 at the Air Force Base in Bloemfontein, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / City Press / Herman Verwey) ...
ANC veteran and former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils on Tuesday night launched his new book - A Simple Man: Kasrils and the Zuma Enigma - that traces President Jacob Zuma's character from his exile days to being elected as the country's president. Speaking at the launch, which was held at the ...
Ronnie Kasrils' latest book reveals that President Jacob Zuma was a flawed leader even before the corruption claims and his rape trial. GREG NICOLSON spoke to Kasrils, who explained how alliance partners ignored warnings about Zuma and how the movement opened itself up to such leaders through ...
Ronnie Kasrils: The day Homeboy found out the truth about Baba. 'Baba was bearded and wore a balaclava cap. Homeboy was of lighter complexion, bearded too, the hood of his waterproof coat covering his head'. 07 November 2017 - 06:29 Ronnie Kasrils. Jacob Zuma. Picture: Reuters. This is an extract from A ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils receives the platinum Class medal as President Jacob Zuma honours military veterans on August 2, 2012 at the Air Force Base in Bloemfontein, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images / City Press / Herman Verwey) ...

"Why did you decide to include the subtitle?" An audience member asked towards the end of the launch of Ronnie Kasrils's A Simple Man: Kasrils and the Zuma Enigma on the second of November. The answer is simple: Was Jacob Zuma truly this 'simple man' people are making him out to be?
Later in life, when he was a cabinet minister in the South African government, Ronnie Kasrils was scorned by Israel and some of his Jewish countrymen when he advised Hamas. "There are Jews in this country, not just me ... who are decrying what Israel is doing ... and standing up for Palestinian rights, and ...
There are still some moving among us, but many are ageing and fading; Desmond and Leah Tutu still live, so do George Bizos, Ronnie Kasrils, Barbara Masekela, Caiphus Semenya. There are others beside them and in the generations below them. These are not old people, other than in their bodies.
During the second Ahmed Timol inquest in July last year‚ former minister for intelligence services Ronnie Kasrils testified that this document‚ which the magistrate relied on in the first inquest in 1972‚ had been doctored. Prof Michael Katz‚ chairperson of ENSafrica‚ said on Monday morning that Cilliers died ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils has also been on the receiving end of SSA intimidation attempts. In Kasrils' case it seems his sin was announcing that he was reserving his legal rights following revelations in Pauw's book that state security deputy director general Arthur Fraser forged Kasril's ...
What do Nik Rabinowitz (stand-up comedian) and Ronnie Kasrils (former Cabinet minister, MK Commander and SACP leader) have in ...
Joining the list of authors, seemingly intrigued by the President's often embattled and controversial life, is former intelligence Minister and ANC stalwart, Ronnie Kasrils, who launched his latest book titled, A Simple Man: Kasrils and the Zuma Enigma at Ike's Books and Collectables in Morningside on ...
Former South African Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils was at Nelson Mandela University last night for the launch of his latest book, A Simple Man, and did not shy away from being critical about the political situation in the country. Hosted by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, NMU's ...
African National Congress veteran and former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils on Monday, said that President Jacob Zuma had no interest ...
In its pre-publicity for former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils's book, the publisher promised journalists that it would be hard to put it down as his writing style is racy and the subject matter is explored by an insider with unique knowledge. Many Publishers oversell their products. But A Simple Man was ...
In this week's episode - former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils says President Jacob Zuma is a two-faced Judas who has betrayed his ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils receives the platinum Class medal as President Jacob Zuma honours military veterans on August 2 ...
'Baba was bearded and wore a balaclava cap. Homeboy was of lighter complexion, bearded too, the hood of his waterproof coat covering his ...
Ronnie Kasrils is the author of The Unlikely secret Agent, an account of his wife Eleanor's work as a clandestine agent for the underground ANC. Here, he talks ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils receives the platinum Class medal as President Jacob Zuma honours military veterans on August 2 ...
Ronnie Kasrils has made explosive revelations detailing how he warned the SACP and its leader Blade Nzimande about their choice of Jacob ...
"Why did you decide to include the subtitle?" An audience member asked towards the end of the launch of Ronnie Kasrils's A Simple Man: ...
uncle Ronnie (Kasrils) will use the money he received from successfully suing the one-armed chef to pay for her needs. Redi's book proceeds ...
However, the former president did not confirm or deny allegations by former South African Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils that Israel had ...
Some leaders, such as Communist stalwart and Zuma critic Ronnie Kasrils come out of this sorry story well. Most, however, do not. Throughout ...
Struggle veteran and long-time Kuzwayo friend Ronnie Kasrils eventually put the two in contact, but Tlhabi said she was reluctant to approach ...
The inquiry, known as the Matthews Commission, was established by then Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils after the domestic intelligence ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils says incidents of sexual abuse within the African National Congress have always been swept ...
Later in life, when he was a cabinet minister in the South African government, Ronnie Kasrils was scorned by Israel and some of his Jewish ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils says he fears for his life after he openly criticised President Jacob Zuma. (Cornel van Heerden ...
During an interview with the same radio station in October, Lindiwe Sisulu said that despite not having evidence she believes that Khwezi was indeed raped. In November, ANC stalwart Ronnie Kasrils revealed that Khwezi herself told him soon after her alleged ordeal that she had been raped Zuma.
"I know how difficult and painful it is for a woman to garner up the courage to stand up and say: 'Yes, I was raped.' "It must be one of the most difficult decisions that she had to make, so, yes, I would believe her." Ramaphosa was a guest on the Karima Brown show on Radio 702 on Thursday night. In 2005 ...
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils won't "succumb to intimidation by the security services" by keeping silent on state capture and corruption. On November 8, State Security Agency director-general Arthur Fraser sent a letter to Kasrils, asking him to "desist from ventilating matters in media in a ...
10 December 2017 - 00:00 By THANDUXOLO JIKA. spy boss Arthur Fraser wants to gag former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils, warning that he will face legal action if he does not stop discussing the agency's affairs in public.
Other witnesses who also testified included Ronnie Kasrils, Aziz Pahad and members of Timol's family, all of whom said Timol would never ...
Some leaders - such as Communist stalwart and Zuma critic, Ronnie Kasrils - come out of this sorry story well. Most, however, do not.
Struggle veteran and long-time Kuzwayo friend Ronnie Kasrils eventually put the two in contact, but Tlhabi said she was reluctant to approach ...
The inquiry, known as the Matthews Commission, was established by then Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils after the domestic intelligence ...


 

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