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18 Apr '16, 12:20am
The burden of Peter and Paul
The burden of Peter and Paul
Opinion

A jarring feature of this swamp of debt is the readiness of officials to act swiftly and sternly against individual taxpayers and ratepayers.

14 Apr '16, 11:44am
Riots in rands and cents
Riots in rands and cents
Opinion

The students’ cause was widely viewed as just. Their rioting, though, was abhorrent.

13 Apr '16, 11:00am
Do not assume that you know
Do not assume that you know
Opinion

The sight of widow Limpho Hani laying a wreath on Sunday at her husband, Chris’s, grave evoked memories of a country at the abyss.

12 Apr '16, 12:37am
Distancing themselves
Distancing themselves
Opinion

Reputational considerations seem paramount right now, even if they do exact a cost.

11 Apr '16, 10:41am
City council chasing its tail
City council chasing its tail
Opinion

This city, and the country as a whole, cannot afford more disrespect for the law.

08 Apr '16, 09:25am
Panama and Pandora
Panama and Pandora
Opinion

We salute our colleagues at the Süddeutsche Zeitung for their pragmatism in turning the world’s journalists loose on the biggest data leak in history.

07 Apr '16, 10:05am
This was no Gold standard
This was no Gold standard
Opinion

The R140 000 fine for Sharks coach is an extremely tough penalty which should reverberate in the rugby world if it is consistently applied.

06 Apr '16, 10:57am
Nkandla: the chorus grows
Nkandla: the chorus grows
Opinion

Pravin Gordhan did not name President Zuma, but there was no doubt who was in his sights when the finance minister criticised ...

05 Apr '16, 10:36am
Find ways to reduce hikes
Find ways to reduce hikes
Opinion

Imposing big price increases is not good for Durban ratepayers or the business sector.

04 Apr '16, 09:20am
Reinforcing our watchdogs
Reinforcing our watchdogs
Opinion

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela must be exhilarated by the Constitutional Court’s vindication over the Nkandla saga.

01 Apr '16, 11:32am
Decided, now for the politics
Decided, now for the politics
Opinion

Politically, Zuma’s future is far from straightforward. The court’s repudiation is bound to cause upheaval in the party he leads.

31 Mar '16, 09:18am
More of the same, please
More of the same, please
Opinion

Education and awareness efforts must intensify.

29 Mar '16, 3:58pm
Stop this death trade
Stop this death trade
Opinion

Perhaps the tragedy of four young partygoers who died recently at the hands of ruthless drug makers and merchants will put ...

09 Mar '16, 4:33pm
Send the right message
Send the right message
Opinion

The local government elections are our one chance to vote for an individual – a councillor – and not a party to represent ...

07 Mar '16, 12:59am
A school model to copy
A school model to copy
Opinion

'There are three important legs to the school system – pupils, teachers and parents – and where one was doing badly, the whole system suffered.'.