The political party has so much invested into the e-tolls project that it cannot abandon it now.
In the name of African solidarity, the ANC turned a blind eye to the depredations of the Zanu-PF government, first under Robert Mugabe and now under Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Aarto will only increase bribery and lawlessness on our roads.
What the Boks did show on Saturday, is that they have the potential to be serious World Cup contenders.
Middle class people will no longer have any control over their medical contributions, nor how they obtain health care.
Last week, up to 40 dogs were poisoned in Florida, Roodepoort, alone.

If Ramaphosa wins, Mkhwebane will ultimately have to pack her bags

The president has made it clear that he expects the judicial review process to ‘strengthen’ the institution of the public protector.

The SA women’s netball team deserves respect too

It was the first time the national side got to the World Cup semifinals in 28 years.

Does Busi have a hidden agenda?

She has succeeded in muddying the waters to the extent that some people don’t believe a word she has said, while others won’t challenge her at all.

Moment of ‘truth’ for Jacob Zuma

At the very minimum, the proceedings this week will give us an idea of whether we are ever going to see him donning orange prison overalls.

SA education a national crisis

Many pupils – in supposedly well-resourced urban education districts, never mind the impoverished rural ones – don’t have desks and chairs or books.

Watch out for the Proteas, Aussies

But not because South Africa is the best in the world – we have clearly proved in this tournament that we are not.

Leave God out of it, Busisiwe

In many respects, her tactics and timing, when it comes to the release of reports which will embarrass Ramaphosa, are uncannily similar to those employed by the ‘fight-back’ faction.

Viva, Banyana! You’ve got guts

Our footballing women showed more guts than many of our national men’s sporting teams.

Time can’t erase need for justice

Undoubtedly, it will be cruel to subject an old man to the trial – but it would be even more cruel to deny justice to Timol’s relatives.

Varsity report is of grave concern

The worrying aspect about this is that law graduates – and many others – are being sent out into the world unable to think critically.

Proteas are maybe not good enough

A third straight loss for South Africa would all but end their hopes of reaching the semifinals.

Lesufi jumped the race gun

The MEC revealed his determination to pursue racism – even where none exists – with no regard to the consequences.

Faf’s Proteas can only get better

The loss does not mean that we are on our way out of the tournament.

Competence will be key in Cabinet

The reality is that we, the citizens and taxpayers of South Africa, are the employer and everyone in your Cabinet, sir, works for us … including you.




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