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OPINION | Time to do even more this Mandela Day

I am often asked about my grandfather Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s legacy and the celebration of Mandela Day.

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EFF thugs are a short hop from Idi Amin, and it suits the ANC ...

Malema’s morons won’t be stopped because their snouts are in the same state capture trough as some ANC leaders

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OPINION | Thugs protecting state capture leaders

In the realm of law and order, South Africa is a country of press releases and words of condemnation – but no action.

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OPINION | The legacy of Sisi Hlehle lives on

The Eastern Cape has lost one of its legends, a theatre genius, a film star and a community builder. Nomhle Nkonyeni made both her name and that of her province known for excellence and endurance.
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OPINION | EFF land cry at centre of incitement ...

The EFF has repeatedly used the right to freedom of expression – as well as the need for “robust political debate” – to justify its caustic attacks on political adversaries and the calls of its leader, Julius Malema, for his supporters to illegally ...
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OPINION | Traditional courts system a work in progress

Professor Jackie Naude, in her book Finding the Rainbow, writes: “Within the New South Africa we want to create a mixed ...

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OPINION | Stop the infighting before it’s too late

There was a time once when South Africa was renowned the world over for its ability to hammer out consensus despite ...

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OPINION | Service delivery can be a poisoned chalice

It’s incredible what a near-death experience can do to a person’s civic conscience.

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OPINION | Time for big pushback against dysfunction

The Institute of Race Relations celebrates 90 years in existence this year.

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OPINION | Property tycoon moves on after frustration

East London property tycoon Xoliswa Tini, who founded Xoliswa Tini Property Services in 2005, is heading to Gauteng, to ...

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OPINION | One cannot stay silent on ‘identity politics’

Nomalanga’s Mkhize’s opinion piece “Tone Deaf Zille Addicted to Combative Tweets” (DD, June 25), is an interesting ...

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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 | Nothing untoward in dreaming for better life

The news cycle has rolled on but Cyril Ramaphosa’s smart city has stayed with me like the fragments of a fevered dream ...

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OPINION | Healthcare still out of reach for SA’s citizens

More than 25 years into the democratic dispensation, SA has yet to provide a comprehensive healthcare package to all ...

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OPINION | A ‘funny old political world’ of inept leaders

One always has to hope, of course.One always has to believe that tomorrow will be better than today but, gosh, the ...

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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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Festival is good for the entire province

Towards the end of next week the curtain will rise on South Africa’s National Arts Festival – a jewel in our ...

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OPINION | Marshall Plan needed to rebuild the country

I am not going to waste time outlining our unemployment problem, our economic stagnation problem or the remnants of our ...

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OPINION | E Cape will get behind cannabis economy

Remarks I made recently about the need for our province to benefit from the cannabis economy not only brought things ...

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OPINION | Youth unemployment a ticking time bomb

The panel discussions will be fiery and earnest. The rallies will be full. There will be food parcels. The television ...

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