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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.

Opinion
10 Feb '16, 3:09pm
Fix it, and maintain it
Fix it, and maintain it

Resistance Park has become part of urban Durban’s decay.

Opinion
08 Feb '16, 2:39pm
A how-to guide for KZN parties
A how-to guide for KZN parties

The level of unhappiness with municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal should alarm those running them, and the province’s dominant political party.

Opinion
05 Feb '16, 12:07am
Westville: a fine example
Westville: a fine example

We saw citizen power in Westville this week, as neighbours banded together in an impromptu posse to hunt two burglars.

Opinion
22 Feb '16, 11:25pm
Mantashe gives US stick
Mantashe gives US stick

Coup accusations make South Africa look stupid, writes Peter Fabricius.

Opinion
04 Feb '16, 10:27am
Finally, an admission
Finally, an admission

An important triumph for the watchdog body that was badly bruised in this episode.

Opinion
02 Feb '16, 11:15am
Forcing others to listen
Forcing others to listen

The onus is on protesters to confine their actions, and for their targets – usually employers – to act appropriately when ...