Editorials 18.8.2018 09:15 am

Boks need to make a statement

The Bok coach has to quickly find the right combinations against tough opposition if SA are to mount a serious threat to winning their third World Cup title.

It was a mixed bag for Rassie Erasmus as he tasted international competition as Springbok rugby coach for the first time earlier this year.

Boks need to make a statement
Boks need to make a statement

Boks need to make a statement

The Bok coach has to quickly find the right combinations against tough opposition if SA are to mount a serious threat to winning their third World Cup title.

NPA just needs a decent boss; there has to be more than one Thuli around
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NPA just needs a decent boss; there has to be more than one Thuli around

Thuli Madonsela has clearly indicated she does not want the job.
Bad attitudes lead to poor policing
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Bad attitudes lead to poor policing

The minister of police says the key stumbling block to fighting crime is getting more people into police uniform.
Mashaba you are doing so much good. Please stop tweeting
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Mashaba you are doing so much good. Please stop tweeting

Ironically, it took a DA mayor to expropriate property without compensation for the public good – but sideshows about Trump are doing him no good.
Fear is festering on uncertainty around land expropriation
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Fear is festering on uncertainty around land expropriation

There has been no concrete move by government to detail how the process will work and what classes of property will be targeted first.
DA leaders must think before tweeting
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DA leaders must think before tweeting

Some of the party’s leaders seem to fire off their pearls of wisdom regardless of the potential harm these can do to the organisation.
SA needs a lion to replace the sheep
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SA needs a lion to replace the sheep

The person who replaces Abrahams must be beyond reproach loyal to the people of South Africa, not to the ANC or the president.
Proteas leaders in short supply
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Proteas leaders in short supply

More players need to put their hands up in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.
We are still capable of reaching for the stars
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We are still capable of reaching for the stars

A spacecraft launched at the weekend will get closer than any human-made object in history to the centre of our solar system.
Cyril has a fight on his hands over job cuts
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Cyril has a fight on his hands over job cuts

Ramaphosa is in for a fight, but it’s one he will have to take head on if he is serious about ensuring the most efficient allocation of public resources.
Chiefs stars must find mojo quickly
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Chiefs stars must find mojo quickly

The Glamour Boys have gone three years without a major trophy, so patience is wearing thin at Naturena.
Abusers of women should face harsher penalties
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Abusers of women should face harsher penalties

Words mean little to a person who believes he has a right to someone else’s body or their space.
Dictators’ Club threatens Africa
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Dictators’ Club threatens Africa

Constitutions and the rule of law mean nothing to the African Dictators’ Club … or to those who look the other way.
National Health Insurance plan: we will all suffer equally
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National Health Insurance plan: we will all suffer equally

The latest figures show that healthcare in Gauteng should be in intensive care itself and given urgent resuscitation.
Empowering women gives a nation power
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Empowering women gives a nation power

Discrimination against women is not only morally wrong, it also may be depriving society of valuable inputs from its best and brightest members.
Zanu-PF grip still strangles Zim
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Zanu-PF grip still strangles Zim

The police and the army have continued the brutality which characterised the crackdown in Harare last week.
Proteas are doing SA proud
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Proteas are doing SA proud

It’s just less than 10 months to next year’s World Cup in England and Wales. Long may the results continue for the men in green.
For SA fans, their sides dare not lose
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For SA fans, their sides dare not lose

The Lions put together a winning streak of 15 matches and extended their play-off record to 21 wins from 21 matches at home.
Let’s hope there’s no final DA-De Lille divorce
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Let’s hope there’s no final DA-De Lille divorce

Keeping De Lille remain on board is crucial if the party is to convince the rest of the country it is not dominated by a clique of conservative white men.
A sigh of relief for SA soccer lovers
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A sigh of relief for SA soccer lovers

The threat of the Premier Soccer League not going ahead as planned was very much a reality up until a few weeks ago.
Mnangagwa needs to seize the moment
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Mnangagwa needs to seize the moment

He has the chance to burnish his own questionable legacy by becoming the man who makes his country great again.
The EFF’s catch-up play will be scary
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The EFF’s catch-up play will be scary

Julius Malema firing an automatic weapon at a rally showed the EFF is prepared to cross the line into illegality if it looks good and fires up supporters.
The Lions are 80 minutes away from glory
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The Lions are 80 minutes away from glory

They have made it to the final for a third straight season and arrived in New Zealand with a spring in their step and a never-say-die attitude.
Go home, Andile Mngxitama, you’re drunk
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Go home, Andile Mngxitama, you’re drunk

We thought the blame-shifting in the Malema-rifle-video story couldn’t get any weirder, but in SA it always can.
Mr President, we cannot go the way of Zimbabwe
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Mr President, we cannot go the way of Zimbabwe

We are not denying that land restitution is an issue which needs to be addressed – but it should be done responsibly.
Government has to turn Eskom around
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Government has to turn Eskom around

South Africa’s future and prosperity depend on it.

 

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