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Letter: Why’s my wife’s case not fast-tracked?

Why can my wife’s post-mortem tests not be treated with the same haste as those from the Nigerian disaster, asks Erik Eilertsen.

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Our taps must not run dry again

Rand Water will better its service, but we all need to protect, conserve and manage water, says Phumla Williams.

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Swazi widows win fight to share in estate

A court decision that overrides outdated, discriminatory law has caused an uproar in Swaziland, writes Carmel Rickard.

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In black and white, there’s little change
September 26 2014 at 08:44

One year on, the media transformation landscape remains bleak despite a damning report, writes Andile Ntingi.

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All the president’s men
September 26 2014 at 07:48

Together with the dangers of patronage is the growing trend of personality cults in Zuma’s government, writes Lebogang Seale.

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Let citizens decide on nukes
September 25 2014 at 15:46

A referendum is the best way to hear what SA thinks about expanding our nuclear energy capacity, says Gerard Boyce.

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Everyone in SA must fight crime
September 25 2014 at 15:47

It is no longer good enough to look away or to assume that crime is someone else’s problem, writes Minister Jeff Radebe.

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Why we changed Cycle Tour name
September 25 2014 at 12:53

The rebranding is a celebration of the event’s iconic status and its increasing global appeal, says Stephen Hayward.

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Oscar should thank his lucky stars
September 25 2014 at 07:32

Oscar Pistorius should be eternally grateful for the tardiness of the Justice Department and its minister, says Carmel Rickard.

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Worse weather may be on its way
September 24 2014 at 11:26

Suddenly the sky burst open like a supernatural piñata, unleashing hundreds of hailstones and barbs of water.

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We must celebrate SA’s Struggle
September 24 2014 at 09:32

Ahmed Kathrada, Denis Goldberg and Kwedie Mkalipi recall the darker days of SA’s history as well as its triumph.

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Meet boy who survived IS execution
September 23 2014 at 14:16

One sunny day, 17-year-old Khidir lay on the ground and pretended to be dead for what seemed like an eternity.

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Lesson for SA in Scots’ referendum
September 23 2014 at 14:17

Scootland’s referendum might at first appear to be an entirely Scottish affair. But it has lessons for all of us, says Mosiuoa Lekota.

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