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TOM EATON | Ten babies or not, their three wise men get full marks for hubris

"That the holy trinity of Rampedi, Surve and Masina have endorsed this story should be enough to set off alarm bells," writes Tom Eaton.

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PETER ATTARD MONTALTO | Great move, Cyril. Mantashe is your next ...

President’s plan for electricity is just the light at the end of the tunnel SA needs, but energy minister remains an obstacle

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ANTHONY BUTLER | A president at the wheel is far better than a ...

Despite obstructive ministers, Cyril Ramaphosa is coming into his own as his initiatives begin to pay off

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ISAAH MHLANGA | The new energy reform takes us ...

Ramaphosa's bold announcement reinforces the shift to major structural reform
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OPINION | Politicians found in wrongdoing must ...

Until the R150m Digital Vibes scandal exploded into the public domain, health minister Dr  Zweli Mkhize was the credible and hardworking face of government on the health implications of the Covid-19 pandemic, and government responses to the ...
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SAZI HADEBE | Thulani Thuswa was a real ‘PRO’ and a joy to deal with

The former Sundowns communications manager knew the value of giving journalists what they wanted

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DAVID ISAACSON | A vision for SA sport is all very well, but you need money and a plan

Administrators need to map out a proper, achievable plan and get Lotto and government on board to fund it

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JONATHAN JANSEN | This is not a holiday: the right health minister is a life-and-death ...

Here we are, in the middle of a pandemic, and the tourism minister takes over the health portfolio. It beggars belief

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TOM EATON | Replacing Zweli with tourism minister makes perfect ANC sense

The sidelining of Zweli Mkhize has been strangely quiet. Yes, media storms require the internet, which requires ...

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JENNIFER PLATT | CNAche: is this really how the story ends?

The bookstore chain that brightened up my book-filled childhood is in deep trouble

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MARK BARNES | Hurry up, the future of society can’t wait much longer

We need to walk bravely into the savage injustices, stop them and present an alternative — before our society falls ...

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PETER BRUCE | Lies or incompetence: We put all our vaccine eggs in one basket

The health department failed to procure enough shots and isn’t properly using what supply it did secure

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OPINION |Return to normal schooling a huge risk for pupils and teachers

Primary school pupils are expected to return to the classroom for full-time learning at the end of July, and with the ...

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TONY LEON | If SA is to live, its leaders must stop feasting on dead ideas

SA has too many ideological necrophiliacs and too few jobs

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TOM EATON | We can drone on about moral decay and corruption but better the devil you know

While ‘killer robots’ are not here, at least for the time being, we have more present and pressing matters to worry ...

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It’s time to get serious about protecting our children

SA’s Child Protection Week got off to a sombre start in Nelson Mandela Bay with the discovery of three babies abandoned ...

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BEHIND THE NEWS | Being a sports journalist during pandemic a whole new ball game

Being a sports journalist in the Covid-19 era has been one of the most challenging experiences, especially for me as ...

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Will he, won’t he? It’s the ANC, so save yourself the heartbreak

This toxic relationship between ANC and populace continues despite everything we know about the ruling party

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Car deal turns sour despite ruling by tribunal

Buckle up, readers; this tale of a car deal turned sour has more than its fair share of bumps, surprise twists, wrong ...