Columns 18.3.2017 05:31 am

Bathabile Dlamini’s thievery, trickery useful to Zuma

Zuma has surrounded himself with robber barons that, in exchange for their fealty, have licence to plunder to their own account.

Democratic SA’s journey has for almost two dozen years been a roller coaster ride.

Bathabile Dlamini’s thievery, trickery useful to Zuma
Bathabile Dlamini’s thievery, trickery useful to Zuma

Bathabile Dlamini’s thievery, trickery useful to Zuma

Zuma has surrounded himself with robber barons that, in exchange for their fealty, have licence to plunder to their own account.

A relief that sanity finally prevailed in Sassa debacle
Editorials

A relief that sanity finally prevailed in Sassa debacle

The Constitutional Court applied timeous, clear logic in handing down the ruling.
Ahmad’s appointment as Caf boss a breath of fresh air
Editorials

Ahmad’s appointment as Caf boss a breath of fresh air

Issa Hayatou did do some good for African football, this should not be ignored.
Idyllic Phuket takes the spot as the ‘third South Africa’
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Idyllic Phuket takes the spot as the ‘third South Africa’

One of the highlights of living in Phuket is lazily cruising down the coast and taking in the beauty of the coastline.
Afrikaners, you’re being hypocrites on Zille’s tweet
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Afrikaners, you’re being hypocrites on Zille’s tweet

The debate this week created the false impression that talking about colonialism is only about race. It isn’t, and it goes far deeper.
What Bathabile Dlamini studied in 1989 is deeply ironic today
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What Bathabile Dlamini studied in 1989 is deeply ironic today

Did she perhaps train to be a mechanic? A welder? Maybe a baker or candlestick maker? You’d think so, but no.
The brutal purging of our farmers must come to an end
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The brutal purging of our farmers must come to an end

Farmers need reassurance, in no uncertain terms, that any crime against them will be met the full might of the law.
Slump in retail sales paints a bleak picture
Editorials

Slump in retail sales paints a bleak picture

Retail sales during January shrunk by 2.3%, the biggest monthly contraction since the 2000 recession.
Chief Justice Mogoeng is a fearless protector of the law
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Chief Justice Mogoeng is a fearless protector of the law

His remarks on Dlamini’s ‘absolute incompetence’ in the face of the grants crisis are an example of Mogoeng being unbowed by any perceived influence.
Helen Zille, black people have nothing to thank Europeans for
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Helen Zille, black people have nothing to thank Europeans for

The insinuation that black people should look at all these roads (that many don’t have cars to drive on) and computers (many can’t afford) with childlike wonder is insulting.
Urging South Africans to honour Kathrada and #TakeOnRacism
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Urging South Africans to honour Kathrada and #TakeOnRacism

Incidents of racism over the past year should leave us deeply disturbed.
Blame for grants crisis solely at your door, Madam Minister
Editorials

Blame for grants crisis solely at your door, Madam Minister

It is certainly not about casting about for scapegoats to shoulder the blame for any perceived sins of commission or omission.

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