We have to work to keep the bright people who are still here, because they are leaving at an alarming rate.
We have a responsibility as those who wield the weapon, mightier than the sword to document an unshakable truth.
The question that we must all ask as we celebrate Mandela Day today is: Where is SA after 25 years of democracy?
So, do you need to be fit to be able to fight? Or is that simply the wrong question?
Even if you must stand alone, stand for something you believe in and remained unmoved.
With his revelations about alleged apartheid spies, Zuma made the ground even more fertile for further divisions within the party.

Zuma’s testimony is the rambling of a troubled mind

Zuma is a danger to society and should be treated as such, writes a former Sars deputy commissioner who was investigated during the ‘rogue unit’ saga.

Columns Join the dots on Planet Zuma

You must have noticed how Zuma is never wrong. It’s always someone else’s fault. Google ‘Zuma blames’. You’ll have plenty to read.

Columns That Juju cares for the poor is just trash

He could’ve instructed his idle bodyguards to make up parcels of these delicacies and place them in the blue bags, ready for hungry mouths to savour.

Columns The civil servants who resisted are the real state capture heroes

These civil servants chose to do the right thing, even when no one was watching, even when their real reward was to be ostracised and hounded out of their jobs.

Columns The lure of a good war movie

Nowadays, every second television series centres around the war on terror. But I have yet to discover who the kick-ass winners of this one will be.

Zuma takes aim: Will he oust his ‘keepers’ at the commission or in his book?

The former president has been at the receiving end of allegations in books. Will his book, announced by The Jacob G. Zuma Foundation, include allegations of his own?

Advisors, auditors and lawyers score big in Steinhoff mess

Steinhoff International has spent R11 million per weekday on advisory fees for services rendered, forensic investigation and technical accounting support.

The enablers of state capture

There were various inconsistencies and discrepancies in Neo Solutions director and shareholder Vivien Natasen’s evidence that were not adequately resolved.

Editorials Does Busi have a hidden agenda?

She has succeeded in muddying the waters to the extent that some people don’t believe a word she has said, while others won’t challenge her at all.

Columns A real recipe for disaster

Contrary to what many people believe – because the military are supposedly well-equipped and trained – the death toll will include soldiers.

Editorials Moment of ‘truth’ for Jacob Zuma

At the very minimum, the proceedings this week will give us an idea of whether we are ever going to see him donning orange prison overalls.

Columns We’re all global citizens

Growing up in South Africa – where I lived from the age of two – I was occasionally reminded I was not South African simply because of my birthplace.

Columns South Africans’ optimism has shrivelled on the vine

The country is literally grinding to a halt.

Columns Orchids and Onions – Duo of health ads, take a bow

The Onion goes to Windhoek Lager, for relying on automatic ‘programmatic’ digital advertising, which damages the brand.




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