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Struggle heroes should never be forgotten
Our rich legacy, heritage and hard-fought liberation should not be allowed to be confined to the periphery of history. 
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Schools must look after kids
Adequate supervision surely requires that a roll call take place before and after each activity.
South Africa would be better off if the undertakings Ramaphosa made at Davos in January 2018 were carried out.
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The daily nightmare that is township traffic
Total gridlock. Taxis, cars, bakkies, motorcycles, push bikes and pedestrians jamming the sole main arterial and every off-shoot street.
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CapeNature, your Soleimani moment in killing a croc is the best
She was 2.5m long. Or, in terms everyone can understand, 10 belts, six handbags, four pairs of shoes and two wallets.
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When short dresses inspire long debates
ANC Youth League spokesperson Sizophila Mkhize vented her frustration on social media while explaining that she could not attend the ANC’s national executive committee’s lekgotla due to some elder members’ view that her dress was too short. Which is more justified: her frustration or the limitation?
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Why is Europe hosting African leaders to solve continental problems?

Why is Europe hosting African leaders to solve continental problems?

The AU’s peace and security council needs to act more decisively to prevent Libya from becoming hub of foreign fighters.

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Ramaphosa is in a race against time

Ramaphosa is in a race against time

The president’s strategy of letting the legal processes sort out the bad guys is on the verge of backfiring because they aren’t just sitting still, waiting to be culled.

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The real nightmare of dreams

The real nightmare of dreams

Sharing your dreams with loved ones could lead to a fate worse than eternal damnation.

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Practise random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty

Practise random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty

Going back to school can be both a beautiful and an ugly time. That is the oxymoron of living in a very unbalanced society.

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‘The science is settled’ on ‘the debate’ of climate change? Says who?

‘The science is settled’ on ‘the debate’ of climate change? Says who?

There needs to be more discussion, more openness and less fascist silencing of dissent with climate change.

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Think piece: Suggesting magistrates don’t know the law is misleading

Think piece: Suggesting magistrates don’t know the law is misleading

To create an impression that all magistrates ‘don’t know the law’ has the potential to erode public trust in the magistracy.

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SA isn’t floundering anymore, it’s drowning

SA isn’t floundering anymore, it’s drowning

The ANC, in its flailing to preserve itself, threatens to pull the whole nation down with it.

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Orchids and Onions: King Price’s ad is corny but convincing

Orchids and Onions: King Price’s ad is corny but convincing

Fernando Alonso’s crash in the Dakar Rally could’ve been a huge negative for Toyota, but effective marketing turned it into a positive… and an Orchid.

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Memories of Hansie Cronje’s ‘will to win’

Memories of Hansie Cronje’s ‘will to win’

I can’t and won’t lie – like many others, I adored the man. Yet, as we’re now well aware of, Cronje’s motives were shockingly self-serving.

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ANC statement full of omissions, evasions and silences

ANC statement full of omissions, evasions and silences

There is a sense in which, as correctly as it has identified the priorities, the statement communicates a state of normalcy in a time of crisis.

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Let the people produce their own power

Let the people produce their own power

It’s time for government to stop being the granny state and allow for serious build by independent power producers (IPPs).

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When you go bonkers for the love of birds

When you go bonkers for the love of birds

I thought it was a great idea – I’ve always dreamt of raising free-ranging chickens in an old-fashioned kitchen garden with herbs and vegetables.

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Where does open-mindedness end, and integrity begin?

Where does open-mindedness end, and integrity begin?

In the progressive cultural economy one tends to encounter in our cities, and within the social media component known as the twittersphere, a lot of value seems to be placed on the ideal of open-mindedness.

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We need a minister of state funerals… or do we?

We need a minister of state funerals… or do we?

Government must be selective when it comes to individuals who must be honoured – even if they were considered important.




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