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OPINION | Time for all concerned to up their ECD game

The South African government has in place excellent policies on early childhood development. ECD is also prioritised in the National Development Plan. This recognition by ...

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WORKWISE | What are the grounds for review?

My advice is do not waste your time and money on reviews where the evidence at arbitration does not support the dismissal.

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Side hustles commonplace as people do what they can for a pay day

I suppose the entire process could be likened to a hen laying an egg.

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Icasa call on ‘Covid-19 spectrum’ is a shock

The timing makes no sense — the pandemic is still with us and we remain in a state of disaster
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It’s just not cricket like we knew it

The megamoney IPL has a stranglehold over schedules that will not easily be loosened
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Voter turnout will be key in upcoming local elections

Past polls are telling when it comes to the number of registered voters and those who actually made their mark

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Damned and cursed, this ‘cultural Marxist’ has heard it all

Respect is fundamental for democracy, as the ANC should know, but it has to be earned

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Treasury’s first ‘pre-budget consultation’ closes the space for debate

By refusing to engage on fiscal strategy, it forces contributors to accept austerity as a precondition

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Time for quotas to chisel away rock of institutional racism

New report shows private sector has made little or no progress with employment equity in a decade

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History counts when measuring performance in municipalities

The more prosperous can pay more in tariffs, which perpetuates inequality in services

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LEAGLE EAGLE | What’s Up with POPIA and WhatsApp groups?

WhatsApp is a popular communication platform between people and the ability to form groups on WhatsApp has become a ...

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BEHIND THE NEWS | ‘No-one took our fears seriously’

There have been many columns and opinion pieces written about the assassination of Gauteng Department of Health ...

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Caught between unpopular Covid truths and winning local elections

Political parties will no doubt manipulate the pandemic’s impact to suit their own agendas

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Every man for himself: where’s Zuma to help you now, Hlophe?

Unfortunately for the fallen ones, the former president is too busy fighting his own battles to help them

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Bigger than cabbage: you reap what you sow, Tshwane

Let’s peel back the layers of tyranny in what could have been an insignificant story

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INSIGHT | Rethinking ukuthwala, the SA ‘bride abduction’ custom

Just over a decade ago in South Africa, a flurry of media reports surfaced about a customary practice known as ...

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Oscar ignored state’s crucial role in job creation

Eastern Cape premier Oscar Mabuyane sought in an insight article in this paper on Tuesday to exculpate the province ...

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EC needs private sector buy-in to create jobs

Stats SA released its  Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the second quarter of 2021 a few weeks ago, showing the ...

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Time to refocus National Democratic Revolution and re-examine its key drivers

When Joel Netshitenzhe contributed to the 1996 fourth-quarter edition of the ANC’s Umrabulo, he sought to assess ...