It seems to be in the South African political handbook that politicians’ failings or indiscretions come to light only once they fall out with their party<...
Robust electioneering is the mark of most democracies, so it is the SABC’s judgment on trial at the moment as much as the DA’s ferocity
Elections 2014 will be remembered for their robust politics, where a non-issue became a key battleground and point of activity
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We trust that the arrests of alleged drug mules do not end with their punishment. Those who sent them must go the same way
The constitutional requirement of regular elections (every five years) must be ingrained to become part of our democratic culture
With the ANC precedent in Cape Town last week, and in a country as volatile as ours, a march to the Union Buildings would be a better option
Nelson Mandela reminded us two months after his death why he was so respected in life
We applaud our officials for pursuing this case as they have, and wish them the necessary stamina to see it concluded
Five days earlier they were kissing. On Sunday, they were almost hissing
The gravity of this prosecutorial misfire demands that the investigation outcome be spelled out. What went on?
If there was cold cruelty, it warrants much, much more than a R500 fine
John Lotuchi’s extortion of former police commissioner Bheki Cele was vile, an act of terror against a citizen who had been randomly dialled
Helen Zille and the DA needed her, and Mamphela Ramphele needed the DA – the union they announced was one of compatibility and convenience
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