Editorials 20.4.2018 09:50 am

Eskom needs time SA just doesn’t have

There has been a bigger, overall, failure to plan for future power generation capacity, which goes back even before 1994.

Just when SA thought there was a light at the end of the tunnel of state capture damage, that light may be about to be turned off by load shedding.

Eskom needs time SA just doesn’t have
Eskom needs time SA just doesn’t have

Eskom needs time SA just doesn’t have

There has been a bigger, overall, failure to plan for future power generation capacity, which goes back even before 1994.

Democratic evolution is better than revolution
Columns

Democratic evolution is better than revolution

We are living in a new era of mass unemployment and nobody has noticed.
Eskom is leaving us in the dark
Columns

Eskom is leaving us in the dark

Does Eskom expect us, the public, to fund their corruption and their capture? It certainly looks like it.
Oz got it wrong about SA – but not all of it
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Oz got it wrong about SA – but not all of it

SA should be honest and, as a government and as citizens, start to tackle those bad areas of society which disturb others.
The motivation for prosecuting Malema isn’t relevant
Columns

The motivation for prosecuting Malema isn’t relevant

There’s always been abundant information that Malema, at the very least, has a case to answer for.
Why Malema? And why now?
Columns

Why Malema? And why now?

At face value, it smacks of a witch-hunt that seeks to muzzle Malema – it does not look like a genuine attempt to see justice done.
Sometimes it seems a bit too obvious that the media may be protecting Cyril
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Sometimes it seems a bit too obvious that the media may be protecting Cyril

Are we still so drunk on ‘Ramaphoria’ that it’s necessary to edit and sanitise the president’s son’s quotes now?
How to reduce the carnage on our roads
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How to reduce the carnage on our roads

There needs to be basic traffic education, beginning in primary school, which will help reduce the huge numbers of pedestrians killed every year.
Ultra-woke hordes spreading ignorance, intolerance
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Ultra-woke hordes spreading ignorance, intolerance

It seems like the Ultra-woke are the future of our species. This likely means our species has no future.
Ramaphosa in UK for good of SA, not to take orders
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Ramaphosa in UK for good of SA, not to take orders

He is there to tell everybody who will listen that SA is open for business – and that the era of Zuma and state capture has been left behind.
There’s no rainbow in our nation
Columns

There’s no rainbow in our nation

We have to be honest with who we are, or we will continue to have incidences of intolerance such as the Vicki Mombergs and Penny Sparrows.
Brian Molefe must face justice for fraud
Editorials

Brian Molefe must face justice for fraud

Molefe should face justice for his brazen attempt to defraud taxpayers, who ultimately are the victims here.
Thanks, Martha, for showing us to care
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Thanks, Martha, for showing us to care

This is a reminder to us that we all have a capacity to care for others, to look beyond race and see each other as equals.
‘Winnie’ ignored the right of reply to serious allegations
Columns

‘Winnie’ ignored the right of reply to serious allegations

In the Winnie documentary, various people are subjected to one-sided criticism and not given the right of reply.
So what is the truth about ‘Stratcom journalist’ Thandeka Gqubule?
Columns

So what is the truth about ‘Stratcom journalist’ Thandeka Gqubule?

When Winnie Mandela spoke about the old campaign to discredit her, we didn’t listen as well as we might have.
A big thank you for selfless service, Retha Meintjes
Editorials

A big thank you for selfless service, Retha Meintjes

She has established for herself a reputation as a fierce fighter for the rights, particularly, of abused women and children.
Time might be running out for Supra Mahumapelo
Editorials

Time might be running out for Supra Mahumapelo

Mahumapelo has been linked in a number of ways to the Guptas and his political fortunes have been waning since Zuma’s ouster.
Time – with your love – is the ultimate luxury
Columns

Time – with your love – is the ultimate luxury

Although barely 23 years of age, my little screamer and Jean-Michael Smith have decided to exchange vows.
The DA’s self-created crises are eroding its credibility
Columns

The DA’s self-created crises are eroding its credibility

Jacob Zuma’s departure from the political centre stage has exposed deep-lying cracks within the official opposition.
Tony Leon was kind of a nobody in 1994
Columns

Tony Leon was kind of a nobody in 1994

For Mufamadi to try to lay the blame at Leon’s door for an ANC-led government’s investigation of Mama Winnie is nothing short of pathetic.
Time to speak out against sexual predators
Editorials

Time to speak out against sexual predators

The more people speak out and the more they demand justice, the sooner these predators can be stopped in their tracks.
The two ‘poephol buttons’ in our cars
Columns

The two ‘poephol buttons’ in our cars

If you’re touching these too often, then you should at least know what you are.
Great send-off did Winnie proud
Editorials

Great send-off did Winnie proud

Whatever your views of Winnie or of the politicking around her death, the funeral ceremonies were conducted with respect and dignity.
We owe it to Winnie to make things right
Editorials

We owe it to Winnie to make things right

Her spirit ignites the emotions, because it refuses to remain silent about injustice. And injustice still scars this country.
Give people their dignity back
Editorials

Give people their dignity back

We cannot help but wonder what level of desperation a person must reach to toss his toddler off a roof to save their home.
Jaundiced Eye: Public sector pay crisis looms
Columns

Jaundiced Eye: Public sector pay crisis looms

The rate of remuneration growth and public service staff numbers are unsustainable given the country’s lacklustre economic growth.
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