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Mbalula’s road deaths ‘success’ is a national tragedy
Whatever the ‘success’ the transport minister noted in the festive season traffic report, 53 people a day die on SA roads.
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ANC’s land plan points to a frightening future
The reality is that the ANC wants to ram through EWC and the courts would be an inconvenient stumbling block, because of their irritating tendency to stick to legality.
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Forget Hlophe’s transgressions; look at the JSC
The Western Cape Judge President’s behaviour has often been reprehensible. But the JSC has so far done everything possible to duck its responsibilities.
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New Bok coach is in synergy with Rassie Erasmus
It’s simple: Nienaber’s appointment allows SA Rugby to gain the most out of Erasmus, who’s now merely its director of rugby.
One of these days, Ethiopians might be the ones standing around telling jokes about us starving South Africans.
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Politics and a capable state
A capable state cannot be constructed without, first and foremost, an ethical political leadership that understands and is committed to the national interest.
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Just another example of milking taxpayers

Editorials Just another example of milking taxpayers

A trip for two to attend a ‘Christian-based’ conference in Accra cost taxpayers R80,000 … and a further R363,000 in legal fees for disciplinary hearings.

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Embassy protesters are blind to the world around them

Editorials Embassy protesters are blind to the world around them

The SACP – and many in the ANC – are still living in the past of the Cold War when their patron, the Soviet Union, loomed large.

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Mpianzi drowning’s aftermath brings hope to foreigners

Columns Mpianzi drowning’s aftermath brings hope to foreigners

The fact that the Mpianzi family’s status as refugees is not the main focus brings with it hope for the future for foreign nationals – that they are human first.

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Our thoughts are with you, Mboweni

Columns Our thoughts are with you, Mboweni

Tito has a lot of credibility abroad, but I’m afraid SA doesn’t. What is he going to tell investors at Davos?

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Topless at Turn ‘n Tender

Columns Topless at Turn ‘n Tender

‘You’re not going to believe what happened,’ I said into the phone. ‘I’m topless in the parking lot.’

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Unionists played part in SAA woes

Editorials Unionists played part in SAA woes

You might all lose your jobs anyway when SAA finally collapses.

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Struggle heroes should never be forgotten

Columns 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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Thabang Primary School sewing project makes a difference

Editorials Thabang Primary School sewing project makes a difference

More than anything else, projects like this help reduce the growing culture of dependency in South Africa.

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Schools must look after kids

Columns Schools must look after kids

Adequate supervision surely requires that a roll call take place before and after each activity.

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Make merit your priority, Ramaphosa

Editorials Make merit your priority, Ramaphosa

You can also look to the large pool of experienced people who have left the civil service – they’re only too willing – and able – to help.

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Neil Aggett’s family deserves answers and closure

Editorials Neil Aggett’s family deserves answers and closure

Many people died or disappeared during the years of apartheid and all their friends and relatives deserve the closure that the truth will bring.

Columns Viva the capable state, viva!

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

Columns 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

Columns 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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