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16 May '16, 1:31pm
Burning one's own future
Burning one's own future
Opinion

It will take extraordinary leadership to get South Africa off this road to disaster.

12 May '16, 11:58am
Odd, but no less disgusting
Odd, but no less disgusting
Opinion

Rape and violence like it are deviance. They must never be allowed to become the norm.

11 May '16, 10:50am
Jobs challenge gets bigger
Jobs challenge gets bigger
Opinion

With unemployment at 26.7% overall, it is hitting young people hardest, with 37.7% jobless. This spells awful trouble ahead.

10 May '16, 10:03am
A vote against politics of fear
A vote against politics of fear
Opinion

Sadiq Khan's win beat a tarring campaign going right up to Prime Minister David Cameron that sought to portray him as a man with worrying associations.

09 May '16, 10:39am
Loud silence in Parliament
Loud silence in Parliament
Opinion

The stage is set for the upcoming elections.

05 May '16, 08:01am
War at its most atrocious
War at its most atrocious
Opinion

Will a UN Security Council resolution stop attacks on hospitals in conflict? Unlikely.

03 May '16, 11:33am
Zuma: another kind of court
Zuma: another kind of court
Opinion

The upside of two grave court defeats in a month for President Zuma is the assurance they offer: no-one is above the law in South Africa.

28 Apr '16, 09:31am
Not talk this country needs
Not talk this country needs
Opinion

Julius Malema's threat, and a wider disenchantment with politics and the government, cast a cloud over Freedom Day, the official ...

27 Apr '16, 09:34am
Taking stock on Freedom Day
Taking stock on Freedom Day
Opinion

We should today celebrate the triumph of 1994, but we would do better to honour it by being more vocal and more active in ...

26 Apr '16, 12:25am
Out with the old, now what?
Out with the old, now what?
Opinion

There will be no tears from those who prize a free society at the announced scrapping of the intimidatory National Key Points Act of 1980.

25 Apr '16, 09:30am
This is not the end of it
This is not the end of it
Opinion

Critics of South Africa’s rearmament were largely unsurprised by the Seriti Commission’s findings of no detectable dirt in ...

22 Apr '16, 10:30am
No exemption for the royals
No exemption for the royals
Opinion

One hopes that going forward it will be the norm for the royal family to contribute to its upkeep instead of incessantly ...

21 Apr '16, 11:24am
A terrible injury
A terrible injury
Opinion

If ever there was a case for good citizenship and co-operation with the authorities it is at a place called Sinathing near ...

20 Apr '16, 10:03am
Good and bad of half price
Good and bad of half price
Opinion

Uneven systems invite contempt. Sanral’s discounts will draw payments, but they will not reduce the resentment at e-tolling.

19 Apr '16, 11:01am
Never too old to learn
Never too old to learn
Opinion

SA has a terrible school drop-out rate, and an entrenched culture of entitlement, where politics is viewed as a means to riches.