Opinion

OPINION | Xenophobia is not legacy of apartheid

It was only a matter of time before government found a scapegoat for the xenophobic violence gripping SA.

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OPINION | How South Africa protects monsters

The official government Twitter account said, after Uyinene Mrwetyana’s death: “Violence and abuse against women have ...

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OPINION | Prime example of wisdom of hindsight

There’s something about politicians once they leave office – voluntarily or otherwise. Suddenly they see the world in ...

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OPINION | Thugs are in charge and on the offensive

The Guptas must be smiling all the way to their cash vaults. The £100,000 (R1.8m) monthly retainer they paid disgraced ...

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OPINION | Real poverty is that of leaders’ ideas

The darkest hour is just before dawn. Or so they say. But our long, dark night seems to go on forever.Economically and ...

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OPINION | Hello junk status, my old friend

I can imagine the comrades carrying her on their shoulders and singing: Phakaaaama Nomvula, ixesha lisondele. Uniiiity ...

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OPINION | Absence of load-shedding sparks concern

So winter is almost over and you haven’t had any load-shedding? And you think that means things are going well? Think ...

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OPINION | Chickens come home to roost

The radical economic transformation of the Jacob Zuma years has come full circle. The chickens have come home to roost. ...

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OPINION | Inadequate training sinking the country

Corroding our education system in democratic SA, from the already poor apartheid Bantu education, was always going to ...

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OPINION | Time to flush out an overplayed Ace

The resignations of ANC MPs who missed out on undeserved cabinet positions opens a new front in the battle for control ...

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