Editorials 20.10.2017 05:45 am

Don’t forget the web’s dark side

Many of us still have the naïve belief that the internet is a wondrous place – and some places definitely are.

It is frightening that as many as 50 million South Africans could have had their personal information exposed in a massive data leak.

Don’t forget the web’s dark side
Don’t forget the web’s dark side

Don’t forget the web’s dark side

Many of us still have the naïve belief that the internet is a wondrous place – and some places definitely are.

SA evade Guptas, UK, US will not
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SA evade Guptas, UK, US will not

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly investigating two Gupta family members who have American citizenship.
AfriForum shows its true colours
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AfriForum shows its true colours

For those who criticise AfriForum for its allegedly racist political agenda, the Dube family case is a stunning riposte.
Confining SACP to the scrapheap
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Confining SACP to the scrapheap

Outside the tripartite alliance, the SACP is a tiny, although vocal, force.
Those found guilty of sexually assaulting pupils should be locked up for a long time
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Those found guilty of sexually assaulting pupils should be locked up for a long time

We must improve security at schools and the vetting of those people who work with children.
All that counts to Zuma is his agenda
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All that counts to Zuma is his agenda

He has been impervious to all threats which have confronted him.
Africa must unite against terrorism
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Africa must unite against terrorism

Terrorist groups like al-Shabaab want to impose their extremist view of the world by acts of extreme violence.
‘Business as usual’ has no future in SA
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‘Business as usual’ has no future in SA

Business as usual for Dlamini-Zuma’s ex-husband and his cronies would, apparently, be to continue the state capture project.
Heads must roll in Esidimeni scandal
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Heads must roll in Esidimeni scandal

The incompetence of officials in the Gauteng department of health cannot be condoned – and nor can it be covered up.
Shaik is ready to take on Zuma
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Shaik is ready to take on Zuma

The convicted corrupter says, without a trace of irony, that he will be ‘guided by my conscience’ in giving evidence.
MTN8 final just too close to call
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MTN8 final just too close to call

The clash between Cape Town City and SuperSport United is a repeat of the 2017 Telkom Knockout Final, when City stunned Matsatsantsa 2-1 to lift the trophy.
Jury is still out on four-day cricket Tests
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Jury is still out on four-day cricket Tests

Attendance at Test cricket has dipped since the start of T20s, but it still remains the flagship of the sport.
Timol vindicated at long last
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Timol vindicated at long last

He gave his life so that this country would be a better place.
Army on streets is copping out
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Army on streets is copping out

Any country which has to deploy its military to secure internal peace is clearly a country where law and order is disintegrating.
T20 League has gone with Lorgat
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T20 League has gone with Lorgat

CSA’s acting chief executive has been left holding the ball. And he’s trying to muster some sort of damage control.
How come there is silence after AK-47 selfie?
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How come there is silence after AK-47 selfie?

After the public outrage, there were suggestions the men had been fired as employees of a private security firm that provides bodyguard services to politicians.
Top traffic cop fails, gets 93% pay hike
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Top traffic cop fails, gets 93% pay hike

It is worrying that a top traffic law enforcement official should be rewarded handsomely for seemingly failing to deliver.
Our contribution to the storm damage
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Our contribution to the storm damage

We should be making plans in terms of adequate infrastructure to reduce the natural disators’ financial impact.
White middle class rules in advertising industry
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White middle class rules in advertising industry

The fact that the Dove ad was approved underlines the reality that the advertising industry globally is still one of the most untransformed.
President’s power needs to be curbed
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President’s power needs to be curbed

ANC veteran Mathews Phosa said the changes needed to be made immediately, to stop president Jacob Zuma from abusing his powers.
It’s time to consider a female president
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It’s time to consider a female president

This comes as Lindiwe Sisulu snubbed any idea of playing second fiddle to a man, come the ANC’s elective conference in December.
We need to be realistic about our sporting teams’ achievements
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We need to be realistic about our sporting teams’ achievements

The reality check is a hard pill to swallow but it does give us hope going forward.
Springboks have nothing to lose
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Springboks have nothing to lose

The coach has made a few interesting changes for the Test after drawing with Australia for the second time in their Rugby Championship campaign.
Bafana really need to up their game
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Bafana really need to up their game

Even EFF leader Julius Malema has got involved, begging people on Twitter to go to the game.
Tricky weekend for SA sports fans
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Tricky weekend for SA sports fans

The Proteas host Bangladesh in Bloemfontein, Bafana are in a must-win against Burkina Faso at FNB Stadium and the Boks face New Zealand in Cape Town.
A monument won’t change how Zuma is judged
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A monument won’t change how Zuma is judged

The monument will forever be tainted by the president’s real legacy, that of the man accused of having sold the country to an Indian family.

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