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OPINION | De Klerk, time was always going to unmask your truth

It must be disconcerting to be seen for who you are after living in a 'make-believe' world for so long

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READER LETTERS | Mniki attack on SAA rescuers' critics unfair

Mniki attack on SAA rescuers' critics unfair   Bantu Mniki’s article on the travails of  the national airliner  (“Politics Muddying Waters for SAA ...

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OPINION | President cuts rhetoric but appears equally stuck in ...

It was never going to be a speech that turned the country on its head. Thirty years after Nelson Mandela was freed and SA embarked on a path towards ...

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OPINION | It may take government 36 years to fix ...

The appalling state of sanitation facilities at schools in the Eastern Cape show how little regard the Department of Education has for the learners under its care. The current implementation rate to address backlogs in eradicating pit latrines ...
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OPINION | The young are best bets to defeat ...

History may in due course record 2019 as the year in which the penny finally dropped about the climate emergency humanity faces. A sense of urgency was triggered last year by both Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg’s courage in ...
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READER LETTER | The shame of having to apologise for BCM's failings

Like many of your readers, I am flabbergasted to read that there have been “No power, no phones for months at BCM ...

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OPINION | Circumstances behind dumped baby need to be investigated

The image in Thursday’s Daily Dispatch of the municipality’s Berlin solid waste dump site was startling — a police ...

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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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READER LETTER | Joy over Sanral announcement tinged with doubts

The announcement of the Sanral  infrastructure investment is both cause for optimism and pessimism. There is optimism ...

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Family fears coronavirus after SA man studying in China goes missing

Friends and relatives of 25-year-old Alfa Mpetsheni are praying for his safe return after he disappeared last month.

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OPINION | Sanral must recommit to ethical business practices

The announcement by the SA National Road Agency (Sanral) of a multibillion-rand programme to rebuild roads across the ...

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READER LETTERS | Certainty, not severity of punishment, is a deterrent

A call to bring back the death sentence in SA (DD Feb 5) refers. Professor Mncedisi Jordan quotes from Exodus 21 ("An ...

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READER LETTERS | Mthatha water worries

Thank you for your article on the water quality in Mthatha ("Specialists Brought in to Improve Mthatha Water Quality", ...

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DELORES | The man is a tramp

I was robbed today. Of my laundry. By a friend. I wanted to believe my little box of largely technical clobber was my ...

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AT THE BEACH |Surfers Challenge a fabulous excuse to have a good time

Some years ago I asked Louise Krull why she was running the Wild Women on The Run with Kim van Ketz and crew. Her ...

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At least 10 on Japan cruise ship have new coronavirus

At least 10 people on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus, ...

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Writer Deon Meyer targets Zuma in latest book

"I have survived several attempts to kill me," former South African president Jacob Zuma had claimed in one of many his ...

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Tokyo Olympic boss 'extremely worried' about deadly coronavirus

The chief executive officer of the Tokyo Olympics admitted Wednesday that organisers are "extremely worried" about the ...

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READER LETTERS | Dubai disbelief

Readers react to rural development & agrarian reform MEC, Nomakhosazana Meth's plans to initiate projects yielding ...

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