Editorials 23.8.2017 05:45 am

Komphela taints Madiba’s legacy

A the weekend, he referenced his team’s struggle to win to that of Mandela who spent 27 years in prison.

Even by the standards of a country where making excuses and blaming others has become something of a national pastime, the comments over the weekend from embattled Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela were eyebrow-raising.

Komphela taints Madiba’s legacy
Komphela taints Madiba’s legacy

Komphela taints Madiba’s legacy

A the weekend, he referenced his team’s struggle to win to that of Mandela who spent 27 years in prison.

Gupta sale a toxic deal with Manyi
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Gupta sale a toxic deal with Manyi

It is highly unusual for a seller to also provide the new buyer with money to keep operations running.
Manana should leave parliament too
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Manana should leave parliament too

If you attack women, you should not be sitting in a body making laws for the well-being of all South Africans.
Zuma purge more than a witch-hunt
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Zuma purge more than a witch-hunt

We have no doubt the president can harbour grudges for a long time and can be motivated by revenge.
The problem is still the economy, stupid
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The problem is still the economy, stupid

As a country, we have never really fully recovered from the world recession that hit in 2008.
Blind ANC doing SA no favours
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Blind ANC doing SA no favours

The ruling ANC is not that concerned about the niceties of justice.
Boks will want to bury 2016 bogey
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Boks will want to bury 2016 bogey

Today will go a long way to convince the country’s die-hard supporters.
Khoza punished for her patriotism
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Khoza punished for her patriotism

She has been trying to prevent government coffers from being looted.
Moral compass has gone haywire
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Moral compass has gone haywire

The latest taxi protest shows that our mode of expressing discontent is in the streets and with violence.
Exacerbating the housing problem
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Exacerbating the housing problem

Seizing someone’s house and selling it for less than it is worth is inhumane.
High court judge warns Mkhwebane about rule of law
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High court judge warns Mkhwebane about rule of law

The strong words may not constitute a reason to remove the current public protector from office, but they are a clear warning to her.
Act now to avoid another Marikana
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Act now to avoid another Marikana

People living in the area today are reported to be ‘as poor as ever’ and many are angry they have been offered no real cash compensation.

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