Editorials 18.2.2017 05:26 am

Thumbs up to the Proteas on their winning streak

The batsmen, with the exception of Quinton de Kock, all delivered.

The SA cricket team couldn’t have asked for a better start to their tour of New Zealand than their 78-run win over the Black Caps in the T20 international in Auckland on Friday.

Thumbs up to the Proteas on their winning streak
Thumbs up to the Proteas on their winning streak

Thumbs up to the Proteas on their winning streak

The batsmen, with the exception of Quinton de Kock, all delivered.

Safa can’t afford to drop the ball with Bafana coach appointment
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Safa can’t afford to drop the ball with Bafana coach appointment

South Africa’s record for chopping and changing coaches over the years is not ideal.
McBride, Phahlane fight getting nastier by the minute
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McBride, Phahlane fight getting nastier by the minute

McBride has backed the investigation against Phahlane, arguing there are reasons he should be probed.
Price-fixing saga is a bank heist in reverse
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Price-fixing saga is a bank heist in reverse

If found culpable, the banks will be liable for an administrative penalty ‘equal to 10% of their turnover’.
Bleak mining sector statistics are bad news
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Bleak mining sector statistics are bad news

The industry lost 17 000 employees in the third and fourth quarters last year and 65 000 since the last quarter of 2015.
More questions than answers in the case against Abashiri’s ex-owner
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More questions than answers in the case against Abashiri’s ex-owner

The court granted an order freezing the bank accounts of Van Vuuren, his wife, Rika, various business entities and family trusts.
Big guns needed to stop armyworm invasion in its tracks
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Big guns needed to stop armyworm invasion in its tracks

The major problem seems to be the random nature of pockets of infestation of armyworms.
Far too many similarities between Trump and Zuma
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Far too many similarities between Trump and Zuma

Neither Zuma nor Trump, we would suggest, has the respect of or backing from the intelligentsia.
St Valentine is helping to keep romance alive
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St Valentine is helping to keep romance alive

The day first became associated with romantic love within the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century.
Politicians’ false sense of entitlement a danger to SA’s future
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Politicians’ false sense of entitlement a danger to SA’s future

Any false sense of entitlement should have no place in the equation … especially in the fraught world of politics.
Big leak in water department
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Big leak in water department

It is almost as if the deployed cadres come and go with impunity.
Soccer violence needs urgent fix
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Soccer violence needs urgent fix

This outbreak of terrace violence raises urgent questions.

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