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Don’t let your vote get caught up in the drama
Don’t let your vote get caught up in the drama

When it’s time to make your mark on the ballot paper, vote for what you truly believe in, says Pierre Heistein.

8 days ago
Concerns with Africa’s visa-free travel plans
Concerns with Africa’s visa-free travel plans

The new AU Passport raises concerns about security and labour migration, writes Pierre Heistein.

9 days ago
Last absolute monarch takes reins of SADC
Last absolute monarch takes reins of SADC

Is Swaziland’s controversial king the right man to helm the SADC? Sechaba ka’Nkosi ponders the question...

15 days ago
Civil society can clip Zuma’s wings
Civil society can clip Zuma’s wings

Protests against Jacob Zuma’s presidency need to change focus, writes Pierre Heistein.

17 days ago
What’s govt doing to protect us online?
What’s govt doing to protect us online?

Twenty years have passed since the right of privacy was enshrined in our constitution. Lawyer Mark Heyink looks into progress made.

22 days ago
Index tells story of SA’s social progress
Index tells story of SA’s social progress

South Africa outstrips its peers in personal freedom and choice and tolerance and inclusion, writes Pierre Heistein.

23 days ago
Collective effort can help us win fight for press freedom
Collective effort can help us win fight for press freedom

Information is power. When that is taken away, citizens are left ignorant at the mercy of charlatans, writes Sechaba ka’Nkosi.

29 days ago
Only private advertisers can end SABC woes
Only private advertisers can end SABC woes

Private sector advertisers are the only stakeholders that can stop a complete collapse in the integrity of the SABC, writes Pierre Heistein.

35 days ago
Nicola’s Notes: Who woulda thought it?
Nicola’s Notes: Who woulda thought it?

The UK has decided to leave the European Union, and only time will tell how bad this is for SA, writes Nicola Mawson.

36 days ago
Taxing the informal sector may prove costly
Taxing the informal sector may prove costly

When a state spending system is plagued by inefficacy, it’s better to leave the money in the pockets of vulnerable citizens, writes Pierre Heistein.

39 days ago
Mind your (business) language
Mind your (business) language

There is an increasing trend for business jargon to take over from plain English, writes Keith Bryer.

42 days ago
Let’s make policies to stave off a downgrade
Let’s make policies to stave off a downgrade

South Africa’s poor growth performance is a common concern among the ratings agencies, writes Pierre Heistein.

50 days ago
We need to review how wealth is distributed
We need to review how wealth is distributed

The loss of human jobs to machines is giving new life to what has always been a controversial proposal for welfare, writes Pierre Heistein.

51 days ago
Foreign aid to developing nations fails to uplift the poor
Foreign aid to developing nations fails to uplift the poor

If money alone were the answer to poverty, it would not exist, writes Keith Bryer.

57 days ago
A poorer China is bad news for everyone
A poorer China is bad news for everyone

China needs to get back to basics, writes Pierre Heistein.