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OPINION | Poster politicians don’t offer voters much

So what is the point of the posters decorating our streets? Struggling to find a party worth voting for, I have taken an interest in the posters, hoping some party will ...

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OPINION | ANC loses the plot when groping in the dark

A few weeks ago, after a family commemoration, I was sitting at a restaurant in Durban North, the suburb where I was born decades ago.

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OPINION | Eskom crisis is treasure trove for teachers

When famous business schools around the world stumble across a major corporate failure or success, they quickly hire specialist writers to compose a ...

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Change, what change? Zuma’s cronies on list

Ah well, there goes our shortlived hope!For a moment there, there was hope that the ANC may have turned the corner. With Cyril Ramaphosa smiling and saying all the right words, we really hoped the ANC had changed, and maybe had seen enough to renew ...
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OPINION | Harsh reality of a Ramaphosa presidency

There are many false assumptions about the power of President Cyril Ramaphosa and the state of the ANC on the downhill run towards the sixth democratic elections.The first is that Ramaphosa can steam ahead with his agenda irrespective of who ...
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OPINION | Right and proper that Colonel Hare should 'fall' too

A lot has been said and written about this movement and there is no need to rehash any of the arguments made. It ...

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PETER BRUCE: Ramaphosa begins load-shedding

This will be short and sweet. So many people ask me (some politely and some not) what will happen to President Cyril ...

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R50m ‘botched contract’ stalls SA digital migration

Agency outlaid millions from public coffers for an ill-conceived software upgrade. Now they’re in the lurch

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Are insurers biased? We’ve got you covered

Here are the criteria insurance companies use to decide what your premiums will be

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OPINION | ANC a bunch of rogues hiding behind the mask of Ramaphosa

Mazibuko's antics and parliament list show ruling party does not care about voters

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OPINION | Politicians need to stop campaigns of hate

Who killed 50 Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand, during their prayers last Friday?The man who planned the ...

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OPINION | Zuma, Mbeki and the NPA’s secret memos

Back in 2005, Jacob Zuma’s prosecutors were intent on getting then president Thabo Mbeki to provide evidence against ...

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OPINION | Answering the critics

This response to my critical review of UNISA published in The Times and Daily Dispatch is both a political and ...

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OPINION | The evil that men do lives on long after them

President JF Kennedy once quoted Edmund Burke as saying “the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good ...

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OPINION | When Jansen speaks, he must live up to his credentials – for what they are ...

In response to Professor Jonathan Jansen's article about Unisa, DD, Feb 14. As a researcher, Prof Jansen should know ...

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OPINION | Feeling exasperated? Then just let rip...

How and why does a clumsy 19-year-old who rides her bike into a rugby post become an instant celebrity?

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OPINION | Rogue element in intelligence is big threat

If our horrible plight as a country was only a result of inexperience in government, or maybe a lack of skill in ...

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OPINION | The ANC should not perpetuate rural injustice

South Africa’s royalty is not strictly cultural, ceremonial and titular in the way of the Lesotho and British ones.

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OPINION | Tread dual-SIM terrain with degree of care

The internet has created a global marketplace, but for South African consumers who spot stuff online and desperately ...

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OPINION | Tito doesn’t have much left to dish out

Now that Tito Mboweni has raised taxes to give cash-guzzling Eskom another R69bn of our money, who will he pickpocket ...

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