Tom Eaton Columnist
Opinion

Sona: amid all the hot air, here are some cold truths

We’ll start believing Ramaphosa again when he makes a promise he keeps – even if it’s just to tie his shoelaces

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OPINION | We are not planning for water Armaggedon

Twenty years ago, I decided, for reasons imaginative and nerdy, to create an accurate map of what Cape Town’s coast ...

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OPINION | Worth remembering we want same things

SA’s government of national unity, a rancorous marriage between ideological enemies presiding over a country with a ...

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OPINION | Mbeki just doesn’t get it after all he has done

Thabo Mbeki understands your gloom. No, really, he gets it. SA, the former president told an audience and Fin24, has a ...

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OPINION | Peace behold, Mabe just doesn’t seem to get it

In 2017, the board of SAA was called to brief parliament’s finance committee on the smoking crater we still laughingly ...

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OPINION | Here’s the punchline: money does run out

The problem with socialism, Margaret Thatcher said, is that you eventually run out of other people’s money.

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OPINION | Motley crew benefited from Cyril’s fund

On Sunday, deputy minister of state security Zizi Kodwa was named as having received R50,000 from an account linked to ...

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OPINION | Party funding could blow our little minds

The South African Communist Party has added its tiny, croaking voice to those demanding more transparency around party ...

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NHI taxes will wipe SA off map

The looming spectre of MediEskom, optimistically named National Health Insurance (NHI), is a relief in one respect: as ...

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OPINION | The country has only two shots left at survival

When elephants fight, the saying goes, it is the grass that suffers.As a literal observation, made by some frustrated ...

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