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We aren’t really in this Covid-19 fight together
All the attempts to achieve unity have so far been wrecked on the rocks of distrust, incompetence and corruption.
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Weed out graft as SA falls behind Mauritius
We should wonder how we fell from being Africa’s most powerful and sophisticated nation. Much of that is down to the mismanagement and plundering of the ANC government.
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Here’s a little help with your Covid-19 plan
Now is the time for you, as an individual, to take seriously your own position and start planning your course of action if the virus does affect you or your family.
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Ignore LFN’s fake news and wear masks in public
People who refuse to wear masks have no right to, in the name of ‘freedom’, pass on this virus to vulnerable people who may die.
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Racism colours the ANC’s thinking
Jessie Duarte’s revelation indicate that the ANC’s much-vaunted policy of nonracialism is dying on its feet.
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Kanye shows his Trump card
This is, after all, the country which copyrighted the mantra that “you can be anything you want to be” and “if you dream it, you can do it…”
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Backtracking on schools wise move

Editorials Backtracking on schools wise move

Minister Angie Motshekga announced yesterday that only Grades 6 and 11 will return to the classroom today. She said institutions that are ready for the return of Grade Rs are allowed to reopen as well.

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Pressure can turn a rough stone into a diamond

Editorials Pressure can turn a rough stone into a diamond

Sadly, many of those who complained there was not enough intimacy in their relationships are finding out there’s now too much.

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Stop us going from bread basket to basket case, Ramaphosa

Editorials Stop us going from bread basket to basket case, Ramaphosa

Mess with your farmers and your country will go quickly from being a bread basket to a basket case. Look at Zimbabwe.

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We are losing the Covid-19 battle

Editorials We are losing the Covid-19 battle

Any smugness or complacency which was present earlier in government ranks has vanished, to be replaced by a redirection of blame for the unfolding catastrophe.

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Lack of compassion is turning SA barbaric

Editorials Lack of compassion is turning SA barbaric

Legality is a major requirement for a society to be considered ‘civilised’ … but so is compassion. By that latter yardstick, South Africa is barbaric indeed.

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The lockdown horse has surely bolted

Editorials The lockdown horse has surely bolted

When the lockdown went into effect, government said it needed time to prepare hospitals to prevent them from being overwhelmed. Not nearly enough was done. And whose fault is that?

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We are racing down the road to a failed state

Editorials We are racing down the road to a failed state

It is the result of a generation’s worth of ‘cadre deployment’ by the ruling party. This has seen unqualified, inexperienced and just plain incompetent people placed into key positions.

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Spare a thought for health workers

Editorials Spare a thought for health workers

Medical professionals in South Africa have to deal with issues which their counterparts elsewhere don’t even have to think of, and now with the Covid-19 pandemic it has become clear, our ruling elite is the country’s greatest comorbidity

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Taxi funding, the other plague that is here to stay

Editorials Taxi funding, the other plague that is here to stay

Why should the Gautrain chew up taxpayer money when it transports so few people compared to Toyota Quantums?

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If air force fails, the country fails

Editorials If air force fails, the country fails

Often, the air force is a vital arm of government when it comes to humanitarian support and to search and rescue.

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Get ready Gauteng, the coronavirus is here

Editorials Get ready Gauteng, the coronavirus is here

The reopening of schools next month for millions of pupils, together with the relaxation of restrictions imposed on restaurants, casinos and cinemas, is only going to see the numbers climb even more dramatically.

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Testing times as courts overrule smoking bans

Editorials Testing times as courts overrule smoking bans

With many more challenges to the legality of the rules and the nation’s Disaster Management Act still pending, the courts will certainly be put to the test in the coming months.

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Beware of a government going into ‘dictator mode’

Editorials Beware of a government going into ‘dictator mode’

Some governments are using the coronavirus pandemic to ‘tighten their grip on power’, undermining democracy and civil liberties.

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Keep a close watch on Julius Malema

Editorials Keep a close watch on Julius Malema

His tendencies to fascism and to racism often reveal themselves in threatening or incendiary statements against his perceived enemies. And we need to know about people like him.



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