Editorials 20.4.2017 05:21 am

May’s bold move setting Britain up for a bitter election battle

An enlarged majority would greatly strengthen the Prime Minister’s hand in the arduous Brexit negotiations which still lie ahead.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has embarked on a political gamble which could ensure her a place in the history books whichever way the snap election in June she called this week pans out.

May’s bold move setting Britain up for a bitter election battle
May’s bold move setting Britain up for a bitter election battle

May’s bold move setting Britain up for a bitter election battle

An enlarged majority would greatly strengthen the Prime Minister’s hand in the arduous Brexit negotiations which still lie ahead.

Secret ballot saga creating quite the conundrum
Editorials

Secret ballot saga creating quite the conundrum

The matter is a ticklish one for the courts to rule on.
Cyril’s speech gives reason to hope change is coming
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Cyril’s speech gives reason to hope change is coming

It is misguided to think a unified ANC has forgiven Zuma for his junk-inducing Cabinet reshuffle.
Troubled SABC facing an uphill battle to restore faith
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Troubled SABC facing an uphill battle to restore faith

The decline in the SABC’s fortunes have been traced back to Motsoeneng’s unilateral decision to implement a 90% local content rule.
New kid on the block Gigaba will find he is out of his depth
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New kid on the block Gigaba will find he is out of his depth

Gigaba is faced with the unenviable task of trying to restore some confidence in SA’s economy during his international roadshow.
Are there PlayStations in heaven, Dad?
Columns

Are there PlayStations in heaven, Dad?

I also had to explain why Easter eggs are so cruelly hollow, instead of solid chocolate.
Fear to dictate ANC MPs’ vote in motion of no confidence
Columns

Fear to dictate ANC MPs’ vote in motion of no confidence

The fear of losing a comfortable job as an MP is enough to persuade most ANC MPs to remember where their supper comes from.
Gigaba needs to set record straight on Sars’ troubles
Editorials

Gigaba needs to set record straight on Sars’ troubles

Sars has been beset with troubles, with 41 skilled senior staff having left since Tom Moyane’s appointment.
Makgoba’s Easter sermon hit the nail on the head
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Makgoba’s Easter sermon hit the nail on the head

His eloquence against Zuma is redolent of the direct broadsides his predecessor, Desmond Tutu, used to deliver against the apartheid state.
So who believes the Dlamini-Zuma ‘armed gunmen’ stories?
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So who believes the Dlamini-Zuma ‘armed gunmen’ stories?

Government appears keen to yet again insult SA’s intelligence with pathetic, childish fantasy stories about phantom balaclava-clad criminals.
So-called junk status means little to the poor
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So-called junk status means little to the poor

My feeling is that junk status is neither here nor there.

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