Editorials 18.8.2018 09:30 am

Give shares to mineworkers

Make sure those who risk their lives and health to provide for their families on a daily basis are rewarded accordingly.

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has a point when he this week said people that work underground in the mines deserve to be given shares.

Give shares to mineworkers
Give shares to mineworkers

Give shares to mineworkers

Make sure those who risk their lives and health to provide for their families on a daily basis are rewarded accordingly.

Boks need to make a statement
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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.
Kudos to Western Cape government for new anti-bullying ad
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Kudos to Western Cape government for new anti-bullying ad

But DStv gets a smelly onion for tasteless in-house ad showing women farting.
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.
Corbyn can kill Brexit
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Corbyn can kill Brexit

Bringing down Corbyn could end up meaning that Britain doesn’t leave the European Union.
Where do all the promising female politicians go?
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Where do all the promising female politicians go?

The examples of Magdalene Moonsamy, Makhosi Khoza and many more suggest the best and brightest rarely last at the top.
You can’t tax people thin
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You can’t tax people thin

It probably comes as no surprise to most of us that government’s sugar tax isn’t making much impact.
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.
The ANC has already been buried in Nkandla
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The ANC has already been buried in Nkandla

It will take years to fully understand all the damage Zuma did to SA, and particularly to women’s rights.
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.
Is it possible we can agree to disagree?
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Is it possible we can agree to disagree?

For liberalism to take hold in SA, an unequal society still riven by race will need to be persuaded of the merits of a genuine tolerance for disagreement.
An illuminating chat about SA rugby in Wales
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An illuminating chat about SA rugby in Wales

‘You’re wasting your time and energy, mate! You’ll never have a winner. How do you feel being a loser?’
The DA should do the right thing and stop pretending to lean left
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The DA should do the right thing and stop pretending to lean left

The party should stop pretending to be progressive while showing at every available opportunity that they actually represent the right.
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.
Ramaphosa needs to put an effective anti-graft policy in place
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Ramaphosa needs to put an effective anti-graft policy in place

The reputation of the country, once known for ‘South African exceptionalism’, is being ruined by an endless stream of corruption horror stories.
That’s why it’s called superglue
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That’s why it’s called superglue

Exactly how things transpired, I’m not sure. I only became aware of the incident when she called. Hysterically.
Raising decent men is a mother of a problem
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Raising decent men is a mother of a problem

At the risk of being shot down, it may still be fair to ask what the women who matter most in a young man’s life are doing to fight gender violence.
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.
Jaundiced Eye: What ANC is learning from Zanu’s ‘best practices’
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Jaundiced Eye: What ANC is learning from Zanu’s ‘best practices’

A hegemonic liberation movement that has proved over decades to be economically inept and morally rotten, can win, again and again.
Jose revels in his role as the ‘dark lord’
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Jose revels in his role as the ‘dark lord’

The pieces of the enigmatic puzzle that make up the complex Mourinho character start falling inexorably into place.
Orchids and Onions – Volkswagen has you covered in splendid ad
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Orchids and Onions – Volkswagen has you covered in splendid ad

But here’s a question to Absa as it collects its Onion: why are there no white people in your ad?

 

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