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Raymond Suttner

Professor Raymond Suttner, attached to Rhodes University and UNISA, is an analyst on current political questions and leadership issues. He writes a regular column and is interviewed weekly on Creamer Media’s Suttner is a former political prisoner and was in the leadership of the ANC-led alliance in the 1990s. He blogs at

Opinion 09 Jan 2017 12:41 pm
The event has become ritualised and emptied of the content that used in the days of struggle to inspire many with visions of their freedom, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Opinion 30 Nov 2016 20:15 pm
It is unprecedented in the time in which we live that government and ANC leaders should risk their personal fortunes in order to stand up against the President. By RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Opinion 15 Nov 2016 11:11 am
RAYMOND SUTTNER looks at where the ANC has gone wrong over the past few years and how South Africans should rally to build the country up again.
Opinion 10 Nov 2016 15:46 pm
The removal of President Jacob Zuma should be seen as part of a broader process of democratic engagement, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Opinion 03 Nov 2016 09:08 am
Following a series of blights on President Jacob Zuma's career, including the State of Capture report, RAYMOND SUTTNER asks what's next?
Opinion 27 Oct 2016 10:11 am
Beyond the removal of Zuma and his shrinking coterie, what is the plan, what is the vision that is offered? What is it that we want for South Africa now? By RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Opinion 14 Oct 2016 13:00 pm
Acting ethically entails a choice and Luthuli was very conscious of the need to choose to do what he considered to be good rather than evil, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Opinion 10 Oct 2016 13:24 pm
We have a culture of impunity for those who act irregularly to enrich themselves, provided they enjoy the protection of and offer loyalty to the president. by RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Opinion 04 Oct 2016 09:42 am
There remain a range of issues beyond the consequences of losing an academic year that are not addressed by deciding to open the universities, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Opinion 19 Sep 2016 11:08 am
RAYMOND SUTTNER says there's a growing sense that the ANC may be in the process of disintegration. He looks at the threats facing the party.