Pravin’s talk must spark some action at Eskom

Talk is cheap, though. Exactly how the energy supplier fixes the mess is going to take a massive effort.

The South African public are justifiably feeling like the lights are off, and nobody is home.

Pravin’s talk must spark some action at Eskom
Pravin’s talk must spark some action at Eskom

Pravin’s talk must spark some action at Eskom

Talk is cheap, though. Exactly how the energy supplier fixes the mess is going to take a massive effort.

Bucs need to be wary of Baroka in Telkom Knockout final

Bucs need to be wary of Baroka in Telkom Knockout final

Most signs point to a Buccaneers win, but they must be wary of Baroka’s bite.
What happened to basic human decency in SA?

What happened to basic human decency in SA?

Some people will strip assets that belong to a broader community – and in doing so, deprive others. But they won’t care.
First SAA, then Eskom, and now Prasa

First SAA, then Eskom, and now Prasa

The commuter train company is a cesspit of mismanagement, breached procurement rules and looting of billions of rands in taxpayers’ money.
Phumzile Van Damme slams The Citizen for ‘clickbait’ sex tape story that ‘ruined my reputation’

Phumzile Van Damme slams The Citizen for ‘clickbait’ sex tape story that ‘ruined my reputation’

The DA MP has shared the uncomfortable experience she recently had in the wake of an ‘Eish!’ section article about her, for which we are truly sorry.
Wanted: Another Madiba

Wanted: Another Madiba

Now that Madiba’s spirit and physical presence are no longer there, any hope we had of him checking outrageous and racist behaviour has also faded.
Your country needs you, Batohi

Your country needs you, Batohi

Batohi is expected to begin doing what some of her predecessors could – or would – not: bring Zuma and his cronies to book for state capture.
South Africans need to be taught money management

South Africans need to be taught money management

We suggest that financial literacy is made a major priority for government’s future curriculum design.
There’s a glimmer of hope for jobs for young people

There’s a glimmer of hope for jobs for young people

The Youth Employment Service hub in Tembisa on the East Rand will be a blueprint for others across the province and, hopefully, the country.
Pointspeople a light at the end of dark tunnel

Pointspeople a light at the end of dark tunnel

Mayor Herman Mashaba allayed any fears by announcing the contract has been extended by six months during which a tender process will be finalised.
Police arrogance over Global Citizen concert criminality bodes ill for SA

Police arrogance over Global Citizen concert criminality bodes ill for SA

The hyenas who circled terrified groups of people at a Sasol garage after the Global Citizen concert were not concerned about the police intervening.
Lekota needs more than just white voters

Lekota needs more than just white voters

In his favour is that he has always been a man of the ‘Mandela generation’ and what he says he genuinely believes.
There is no excuse for not strapping kids in

There is no excuse for not strapping kids in

Dear Lady, I see you some afternoons, when I drive past the child day care centre in Florentia, Alberton.
Shekomba’s ideas resonate in SA

Shekomba’s ideas resonate in SA

Standing fourth in public opinion polls, Shekomba is part of a movement driven by youth and technology which seeks to take the DRC back from those who have been looting for generations.
Banyana Banyana can do what Bafana Bafana struggle to do

Banyana Banyana can do what Bafana Bafana struggle to do

Nigeria squeaked in 4-3 on penalties after 120 minutes of football – regulation and extra time – had failed to yield a winner.
Tough decision on child punishment awaits Concourt

Tough decision on child punishment awaits Concourt

This will not be an easy decision for the court to reach and, whatever is decided, people will be disappointed.
Banyana Banyana are one step away from history

Banyana Banyana are one step away from history

Banyana, the only unbeaten side left in the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations, will believe they can finish the job in the final today against Nigeria.
Why was R900m earmarked for at-risk children not spent?

Why was R900m earmarked for at-risk children not spent?

The reality is that the foster care system has all but collapsed, according to a DA MP, which means these children’s future is being taken from them.
Banyana Banyana give SA reason to smile

Banyana Banyana give SA reason to smile

Their determination has shone through and now they have given us something to smile about once again, something our men struggle to do.
Vital revenue is going up in smoke

Vital revenue is going up in smoke

Criminality on this scale poses one of the biggest threats to our national security.
It’s time to change the voting system

It’s time to change the voting system

The downside of the ‘proportional representation’ system is that parliament has quickly become the first stop for ‘cadre deployment’.
Health Minister Motsoaledi should lead by example

Health Minister Motsoaledi should lead by example

The man cannot even keep his own workers safe in their offices in the Civitas Building in Pretoria, where people work in the foyer for their safety.
Treat women and children with respect

Treat women and children with respect

It is up to us – mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers – to ensure women (and children) are not treated as punchbags or targets.
The idea that you need a degree to succeed is dangerous for SA

The idea that you need a degree to succeed is dangerous for SA

That’s why we have thousands of unemployed graduates, instead of artisans and technicians, who are the lifeblood of any economy.
It was an average year for Springboks, much more work to be done

It was an average year for Springboks, much more work to be done

Erasmus finished the year with a 50% record, having won seven of 14 Tests.
Yadhana’s family deserves better

Yadhana’s family deserves better

The family only received the postmortem seven months after her passing, and it has left more questions than answers.

 

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