Cabinet reshuffle: Beyond the musical chairs' game
Some ministerial roles were reshuffled around, like in a game of musical chairs this week. But the official explanation – that the finance minister was so overworked and ill that he had to change place and be appointed foreign minister instead – did not convince anyone. Political observers refer to the latest government stunt as a strategic game. But if this is a game, what’s at stake? And why is the prime minister also taking control of the national television, allegedly a propaganda machine?
Cassam Uteem: “There are four political leaders but no leadership”
In an interview, former President of the Republic Cassam Uteem takes one back to an era when one needed more than a big mouth to form part of the political class. He is a class apart. The years did not make a dent in his strong ideas and vast knowledge of political, social and economic issues which he expresses without fear or favour. And his sense of humour is still intact.
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