Tony Leon Columnist

Tony Leon is the executive chairman of Resolve Communications, an SA consultancy specialising in crisis communications, reputation management, government relations and advocacy. He is a noted author, columnist and speaker, and a former SA ambassador and political party leader.

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TONY LEON | Fire them! Why spineless Cyril is to blame for the parliament blaze

How could a national key point, the structure which houses our democratic legislature, be so open to attack?

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TONY LEON | What Ramaphosa has in common with Nixon, Clinton and Blair

On his best days the president can make the impossible seem possible as he seeks to apply ‘third way’ politics in a local context, writes Tony Leon.

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TONY LEON | Buckle up. The post-ANC ride will be bumpy

The ANC may have been punished, but it’s still powerful as the rising parties jostle for position in a new political order

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TONY LEON | Today politics says goodbye to a man whose name belies his character

For more than 40 years James Selfe has been one of this country’s most faithful servants. We need more of him

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TONY LEON | Hypocrisy rules as politicians jostle for power in our cities

The distressed residents and ratepayers of our broken cities and towns hope, against expectation perhaps, that at some time their interests and needs ...

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TONY LEON | With friends like these, the DA certainly doesn’t need enemies

‘Your victories can cost you more than your defeats’ will certainly resonate with the DA and some of its new mayors

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TONY LEON | Fasten your seatbelts, SA. It’s going to be a bumpy post-ANC ride

The ANC may have been punished, but it’s still powerful as the rising parties jostle for position in a new political order

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TONY LEON | Cyril’s credit may prove on Monday to have been flushed away

Load-shedding, lack of decent toilets and countless more government failures could cost the ANC dearly in the local elections, writes Tony Leon.

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TONY LEON | SA won’t prosper while it bends its knee to Cliff-hanging cancel ...

We need intellectual grit, not constitution-defying conformity that stifles political incorrectness and free speech

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TONY LEON | It’s a pity the DA posters have overshadowed the real election ...

Voters should be more alarmed at the state of our debt-ridden municipalities