Three things Ramaphosa should focus on in his ‘new deal’ SA

And if you think you’re already being taxed to death, there’s still ‘ample room’ to add more taxation.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has impressed many since taking over the country’s reigns earlier this year.

Three things Ramaphosa should focus on in his ‘new deal’ SA
Three things Ramaphosa should focus on in his ‘new deal’ SA

Three things Ramaphosa should focus on in his ‘new deal’ SA

And if you think you’re already being taxed to death, there’s still ‘ample room’ to add more taxation.

Why Supra’s North West is such an angry place

Why Supra’s North West is such an angry place

Corruption has become one of the biggest concerns for those living in a province that has erupted in violence.
How living near a mine dump can kill you

How living near a mine dump can kill you

People living close to mine dumps are more inclined to show symptoms of asthma, while other health concerns also exist.
Why SA needs a fund to compensate victims of crime

Why SA needs a fund to compensate victims of crime

What are you to do if the person who committed a crime against you is too broke to bother suing?
Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe inches forward – but where is it headed?

Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe inches forward – but where is it headed?

The five months since the fall of Robert Mugabe have been far from easy for his successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa.
The best anthem for Workers’ Day? ‘Stimela’ – a tale about apartheid’s migrant labour system

The best anthem for Workers’ Day? ‘Stimela’ – a tale about apartheid’s migrant labour system

Masekela’s “Stimela” – the coal train – is perhaps a more appropriate anthem for Workers’ Day in southern and Central Africa.
South Africa’s strike rate not as bad as it’s made out to be

South Africa’s strike rate not as bad as it’s made out to be

A report from the Department of Labour shows that the number of strikes has not particularly increased over the last decade.
History lessons from Zille and Sizwe Dhlomo’s colonialism twar

History lessons from Zille and Sizwe Dhlomo’s colonialism twar

A furious Twitter row between a TV personality and politician about slavery sheds light on the failings of arguments in 280 characters.
Dare SA dream again as it celebrates the 23rd Freedom Day?

Dare SA dream again as it celebrates the 23rd Freedom Day?

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s term in office so far makes it seem that South Africa can hope and dream again. That’s quite a gift for Freedom Day.
SA’s strike rate isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be

SA’s strike rate isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be

Data reveals that South Africa’s strike action is lower than many other countries, and not as prolonged as politicians claim.
Why the film ‘Winnie’ met all the criteria of a good documentary

Why the film ‘Winnie’ met all the criteria of a good documentary

Society expects journalists to report objectively. But a documentary filmmaker has an opinion.
Why DJ Black Coffee left a bitter taste by performing in Israel

Why DJ Black Coffee left a bitter taste by performing in Israel

Boycotting academic, cultural and sports activities in Israel is an essential part, but total avoidance may not be the most useful political strategy.
That time Julius Malema gave an acting judge a lesson on racism

That time Julius Malema gave an acting judge a lesson on racism

The EFF leader alleges the motivations behind AfriForum prosecuting him are racist. But does he have reason to worry that the judge in his case may not even know what racism is?
Why so many new black farmers in SA are bound to fail

Why so many new black farmers in SA are bound to fail

The battle to secure support has forced many struggling black farmers to rent out their land to established white farmers.
Grace Mugabe’s ‘poaching’ is a gift to President Mnangagwa

Grace Mugabe’s ‘poaching’ is a gift to President Mnangagwa

If the allegations are true, Zimbabwe intends to prosecute Grace Mugabe for ivory and rhino horn smuggling.
Why SA business still associates white men with merit

Why SA business still associates white men with merit

White men will continue to dominate not because they are better than everyone else but because they think they are.
Can the DA truly challenge the ANC in 2019?

Can the DA truly challenge the ANC in 2019?

It still has a lot of work to do if it wants to become a credible challenger to become the new ruling party.
A new sexist policy may end Caster Semenya’s career

A new sexist policy may end Caster Semenya’s career

No one suggests that men with low testosterone should be eligible for female competition, but some women can supposedly compete with men.
Science must fall? Why it still needs to be decolonised

Science must fall? Why it still needs to be decolonised

We can’t reject science altogether, obviously, but reform is still required in how we learn about it and use it.
Steinhoff’s board behaved badly. Why it needs to be held to account

Steinhoff’s board behaved badly. Why it needs to be held to account

It’s clear that the board members of Steinhoff live in a different reality where shame does not exist.
Why Malema fan’s dismissal from SAPS for racist post about white genocide was upheld

Why Malema fan’s dismissal from SAPS for racist post about white genocide was upheld

The Labour Court confirmed Juda Dagane’s use of racist language in 2011 was despicable.
Why sex machines should have rights too

Why sex machines should have rights too

Humans are already imposing our barely understood sexual ethic upon machines.
Why giving SA’s chiefs more power adds to land dispossession

Why giving SA’s chiefs more power adds to land dispossession

Power over rural land has become more and more concentrated in the hands of local chiefs in post-apartheid South Africa.
Winnie’s legacy was that she was loved and loathed

Winnie’s legacy was that she was loved and loathed

The Mother of the Nation who never became First Lady was waging her own struggle within the struggle.
Novel silver compounds offer potential cancer treatment breakthrough

Novel silver compounds offer potential cancer treatment breakthrough

Until recently, most chemotherapeutic drugs have targeted DNA, directly or indirectly, either by damaging the DNA or interfering with enzymes that repair or fold the DNA.
Jail time for Vicki Momberg sets new precedent for SA

Jail time for Vicki Momberg sets new precedent for SA

Estate agent Vicki Momberg  was caught on video verbally abusing a black policeman. She used the word ‘kaffirs’ repeatedly during her tirade against men who were trying to assist.

 

 

 

 

 

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