Editorials 25.2.2017 05:21 am

Local rugby must give fans something to smile about

South African rugby did not enjoy a good 2016.

What better way to celebrate the start of the Super Rugby season than with two mouth-watering South African derbies this weekend?

Local rugby must give fans something to smile about
Local rugby must give fans something to smile about

Local rugby must give fans something to smile about

South African rugby did not enjoy a good 2016.

Kepler should’ve spoken up earlier on the Cronje match-fixing saga
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Kepler should’ve spoken up earlier on the Cronje match-fixing saga

Ever since the Cronje match-fixing scandal, South African cricket has had to carry the heavy burden of the past.
New wealth tax puts pay disparities under the spotlight
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New wealth tax puts pay disparities under the spotlight

Gordhan announced that those privileged folk who earn upwards of R1.5 million a year will have to fork out more to Sars.
Continued bailout of troubled SAA makes no sense
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Continued bailout of troubled SAA makes no sense

Minister Gordhan seemed at odds about where the additional funding would come from to service SAA’s debts.
People must have their say in ICC withdrawal, not just government
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People must have their say in ICC withdrawal, not just government

‘We have rights, we have obligations, and we have parliament.’
Gordhan negotiated economic minefield well with budget
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Gordhan negotiated economic minefield well with budget

As ever, the middle class, who have borne the brunt of the tax burden for years, will also be feeling the pinch in this year’s budget.
Gordhan’s budget speech set to be a balancing act
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Gordhan’s budget speech set to be a balancing act

The budget is a rational glance into the realm of the finite and an often irrational stab at the future.
Replacing Jonas with disgraced Molefe a blow to SA’s integrity
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Replacing Jonas with disgraced Molefe a blow to SA’s integrity

Zuma has tried this once before, dumping Nhlanhla Nene from finance and bringing in the little known Des van Rooyen.
Unbeaten Proteas have more mountains to conquer
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Unbeaten Proteas have more mountains to conquer

One of the biggest challenges facing the Proteas is the World Cup, which SA has failed to win thus far.
Increasing xenophobic attacks paint SA in a bad light
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Increasing xenophobic attacks paint SA in a bad light

Our much-admired constitution has given all South Africans – and those we harbour – some of the most sweeping range of freedoms on the planet.
Big up to Sundowns for Super Cup win
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Big up to Sundowns for Super Cup win

Along with all South Africans, we salute coach Pitso Mosimane, club owner Patrice Motsepe and the players.
Brian Molefe’s appointment baffling
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Brian Molefe’s appointment baffling

The former Eskom CEO is widely tipped to be a strong contender for the position of finance minister should Gordhan be ousted.

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