Editorials 22.10.2018 09:30 am

Currie Cup on the up

A competition steeped in history certainly deserves captivating viewers across the country.

Anyone who thought this year’s watered-down Currie Cup was on the decline would have gone to sleep on Saturday night with a different perspective.

Currie Cup on the up
Currie Cup on the up

Currie Cup on the up

A competition steeped in history certainly deserves captivating viewers across the country.

Zondo and Co up their game in search of the truth
Editorials

Zondo and Co up their game in search of the truth

It seems deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo and the commission will leave no stone unturned in their quest for the truth.
State needs to act urgently to save Gauteng health
Editorials

State needs to act urgently to save Gauteng health

Gauteng’s hospitals are having to deal with a huge influx of ‘extra’ patients – those coming here from elsewhere in the country and from outside SA’s borders.
Despite all, long live the Currie Cup
Editorials

Despite all, long live the Currie Cup

Despite some average crowd attendances, the organisers have got it right with the country’s top-four teams making the playoffs.
Draft Firearms Control Bill is aiming at the wrong target
Editorials

Draft Firearms Control Bill is aiming at the wrong target

Wouldn’t improving security at government armouries and punishing those who lose, steal or sell official firearms be much more effective?
Protect us from inept cadre deployees
Editorials

Protect us from inept cadre deployees

The phrase ‘protect’ was used repeatedly this week by a senior Sars IT officer in one of the most inept public performances by a civil servant in recent memory.
C-section decision belongs to moms
Editorials

C-section decision belongs to moms

C-sections as a ‘money-making’ concept is an argument the government could well use in its push for a National Health Insurance scheme.
Bafana Bafana make an easy task difficult
Editorials

Bafana Bafana make an easy task difficult

Dropping two points against the Seychelles means they will feel plenty of pressure in their remaining fixtures.
Get a grip on the visa shambles, Gigaba
Editorials

Get a grip on the visa shambles, Gigaba

People have gone elsewhere and, even if the regulations are eased, they will be difficult to entice back.
Safa owes Bafana fans an explanation
Editorials

Safa owes Bafana fans an explanation

The SA Football Association has not yet commented on why it refused the SABC access to last Saturday’s Bafana Bafana match against the Seychelles.
It’s time for Cyril to act decisively
Editorials

It’s time for Cyril to act decisively

Those members of the ANC involved in the VBS Bank looting must be seen to.
President gets it right with filling NPA job
Editorials

President gets it right with filling NPA job

Ramaphosa’s move has brought civil society back into one of the most important decision-making processes in the country.
Government must make policy on land clear
Editorials

Government must make policy on land clear

Farmers will tell you that their business is held hostage to many things outside their control.
Lots of positives in Bafana victory
Editorials

Lots of positives in Bafana victory

As the saying goes, ‘one swallow does not a summer make’, so we don’t know what the rest of the rainy season holds.
Mabuza case yet another ANC crack showing
Editorials

Mabuza case yet another ANC crack showing

An unseemly legal fight is another in a series of ANC internal disputes which indicate there is plenty of suspicious conduct even within its own membership.
ARV shortage shows government is playing with lives
Editorials

ARV shortage shows government is playing with lives

Yet again, our government lurches from crisis to crisis with ‘firefighting’ management the order of the day.
SA is being kept in financial chains by looters
Editorials

SA is being kept in financial chains by looters

What the VBS tragedy – for that is what it is – has taught us is that the politicians of South Africa share one motivation … and that is not service to the people.
Taxi drivers are not above the law
Editorials

Taxi drivers are not above the law

The JMPD should concentrate on policing gross moving violations rather than on moneymaking speed trapping.
We should also believe in our economy… like Britain does
Editorials

We should also believe in our economy… like Britain does

Poverty, unemployment and underdevelopment will have to be tackled. But, it is really good to know that there are others who believe in SA.
Rebuild the dignity of coloured communities
Editorials

Rebuild the dignity of coloured communities

The only way to break the ‘endless cycle’ of despair and poverty is by upgrading communities and by providing work opportunities for residents.
Tito Mboweni lights up Cyril’s new dawn
Editorials

Tito Mboweni lights up Cyril’s new dawn

That Mboweni now controls the purse strings could be the early Christmas present SA sorely needs.
Ordinary people hurt by Limpopo water project flop
Editorials

Ordinary people hurt by Limpopo water project flop

We hope that this will not be another opportunity lost to improve the lives of ordinary people – workers and rural dwellers – because of incompetence … or worse.
Commuters are the big losers in Prasa saga
Editorials

Commuters are the big losers in Prasa saga

Prasa had to get a high court ruling late on Sunday to avoid its safety permit being pulled, but the matter is back in court on Thursday.
Supra now truly out in the cold
Editorials

Supra now truly out in the cold

Everyone is curious to see what his next step is, as his decision to quit leaves him further isolated from power.
Nene has difficult decisions to make
Editorials

Nene has difficult decisions to make

The EFF have been relentless in their bid to remove the minister from his role.
Springbok victory wasn’t to be, but we can build on it
Editorials

Springbok victory wasn’t to be, but we can build on it

Let’s hope the players and management will learn from the Test going forward, and this new fight is the start of something special.

 

today in print