5.12.2019 04:16 pm
If we needed a clearer message from the state that it is no longer business as usual, it is SAA’s move into business rescue.
For the longest time, the assumption has always been that state-owned enterprises are simply “too big to fail” and by implication the shareholder would always step in with some mystical pot of gold.
To lose freedom of thought would be to lose something uniquely human.
RIGHT OF REPLY: The former IPID boss claims that recent exposés about the police watchdog don’t grasp the full picture.
Xenophobia negates the spirit of pan-Africanism, especially its ideal that Africans share a mutual bond, regardless of their geographical location.
Robert Mugabe may be dead, but the ghost of decades of ruin remain.
Government has struggled for many years to develop the right policies to beat poverty.
A new approach to criminalisation could end the drug wars on the Cape Flats.
Those viciously criticising the rule of law today are likely to need the same courts to protect them in future.
Even a cursory glance at earlier industrial revolutions will show that they have not been associated with the interests of the working or underclasses.
The irony of the current public protector is that her office only exists because of the Constitution, the supreme law. But that does not seem to be what she is being loyal to.
Right now, the president looks increasingly like a mercenary whose legitimacy is guaranteed by money.
The issue of decriminalisation remains hotly contested, with the president often throwing his weight behind the move.
Deft skill at playing to the gallery is an essential part of what makes the ‘joking’ former president such a survivor.
For some workers, employment no longer guarantees significant poverty reduction, and remain poor because wages are too low to lift them and their families out of poverty.