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

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

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

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

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

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

Opinion
04 Mar '16, 10:29am
Sanity prevails: cruise jaunt off
Sanity prevails: cruise jaunt off

Mayor James Nxumalo has denied eThekwini municipality is splurging money on a four-day luxury cruise to Portuguese Island, ...

Opinion
03 Mar '16, 11:41am
Drought bites in Durban
Drought bites in Durban

While Durban residents contemplate imminent lifestyle changes, they should also consider those already suffering, who are far worse off.

Opinion
29 Feb '16, 12:20am
A guide to our faults
A guide to our faults

Global human rights reports are generally negative, they are on the look-out for cruelty and they emphasise it. But they serve an essential purpose.

Opinion
25 Feb '16, 4:40pm
Clean-up gathers pace
Clean-up gathers pace

Much rides on an effective procurement office. It must be resourced, skilled and scrupulous, and dare not become a bureaucratic bottleneck.

Opinion
23 Feb '16, 09:24am
Turnaround starts here
Turnaround starts here

The build-up to this year’s Budget is bigger than ever, with enormous expectations of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan only 10 weeks back in the job.

Opinion
22 Feb '16, 10:59am
Debate and decorum
Debate and decorum

Zuma’s words and demeanour in his biggest annual parliamentary speech should be judged by what comes from it.

Opinion
19 Feb '16, 11:16am
Return to orderly protest
Return to orderly protest

Turning to unrest to vent frustration and win is unacceptable.

Opinion
18 Feb '16, 3:20pm
Consistency is key
Consistency is key

The MEC cannot be expected to do daily checks on each and every school, which is why there are inspectors and circuit managers.

Opinion
17 Feb '16, 11:12am
Unhealthy situation
Unhealthy situation

We don’t underestimate the magnitude of the responsibility of caring for 84% of the population. But questions have to be asked.

Opinion
16 Feb '16, 11:16am
Defend this at all costs
Defend this at all costs

Last week’s case in the Constitutional Court against its president is a good sign that our democracy is in rude good health.

Opinion
15 Feb '16, 3:28pm
#Sona2016 was a disappointment
#Sona2016 was a disappointment

There was no stirring leadership.

Opinion
11 Feb '16, 12:16am
No time for 'good stories'
No time for 'good stories'

South Africa needs straight talk and remedial action.