Ndlovu Youth Choir teaches us to nurture the youth
These teenagers and young adults represent the future of this continent – but they themselves face uncertainty in the years ahead.
Is there some light at the end of the Sars tunnel?
It is encouraging to hear that trust in the tax institution is rising among ordinary South Africans.
SA armed forces need a rethink
We need to decide exactly what we want from our national defence force – and that means all of us.
Get serious about road safety
There are many questions which need to be asked in the wake of the tragedy.
Stop ignoring undocumented immigrants
A team of special envoys – Jeff Radebe, Ambassador Kingsley Mamabolo and Dr Khulu Mbatha – will visit countries including Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia.
Beating crime in SA will require a collective effort
The way that our criminal justice processes work is geared towards dealing with the results of crime, rather than the fundamental causes of it.
ANCWL taunted at protest signals exciting development in democracy

ANCWL taunted at protest signals exciting development in democracy

There has also been the broader realisation among women that the ANC has done very little to stem the tsunami of violence against women, despite its frequent fine sermons on the issue.

Expats close tax door on SA

Sars commissioner Edward Kieswetter says when public trust wanes, as is the current case, taxpayers feel morally justified to withhold or manipulate their taxes.

SA rugby is alive and kicking

For most of Saturday’s Currie Cup final, the Lions looked out of sorts against the formidable Free State Cheetahs.

Government is killing SA business owners

The government is, clearly, getting caught in a serious liquidity squeeze. And there are three options open to it.

Aarto is a weapon for the ANC to get e-tolls paid

The political party has so much invested into the e-tolls project that it cannot abandon it now.

Zim tragedy is no laughing matter

In the name of African solidarity, the ANC turned a blind eye to the depredations of the Zanu-PF government, first under Robert Mugabe and now under Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Aarto will lead to more lawlessness

Aarto will only increase bribery and lawlessness on our roads.

World Cup? The Boks have what it takes

What the Boks did show on Saturday, is that they have the potential to be serious World Cup contenders.

The NHI health plan raises some serious concerns

Middle class people will no longer have any control over their medical contributions, nor how they obtain health care.

Need to watch out for your dogs

Last week, up to 40 dogs were poisoned in Florida, Roodepoort, alone.

If Ramaphosa wins, Mkhwebane will ultimately have to pack her bags

The president has made it clear that he expects the judicial review process to ‘strengthen’ the institution of the public protector.

The SA women’s netball team deserves respect too

It was the first time the national side got to the World Cup semifinals in 28 years.

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.

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.

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