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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

The other side of Christmas cheer

At this time of compulsory smiles let's spare a thought for many who are feeling anything but festive, writes Eusebius McKaiser.

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2014 proved that we’ve lost our sense of shame

Complicity in the miscarriage of justice reaffirms patrimonialism, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.

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Promise giving way to pessimism

The great promise of the 20th year of democracy miscarried amid mud-slinging, writes Dumisani Hlophe.

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Why China is important to SA
December 11 2014 at 14:56

SA sees its ties with China as a partnership which is aligned to the country's development goals, says Jeff Radebe.

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Mother tongues test the justice system
December 11 2014 at 15:24

A magistrate has highlighted the difficulties of fixing a language policy for South Africa’s courts, writes Carmel Rickard.

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Better ways to combat violence
December 11 2014 at 15:24

Carol Bower offers the government some suggestions of how better to spend the millions they do each year on the 16 Days campaign.

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An economy powerless to grow
December 11 2014 at 07:47

SA needs qualified, untainted leadership to take it out of its current spiral of poor growth and load shedding, argue Kaizer Nyatsumba and Henk Langenhoven.

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Saving SA from ruinous rule
December 10 2014 at 16:28

We can avoid Zim-style meltdown if those closer to our rulers refrain from justifying their errant ways and allow a free thinking society to thrive, writes Fikile Moya

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High cost of trying to save US lives
December 10 2014 at 16:23

The history of American hostage rescue missions is littered with failure at the expense of non-Americans, writes Elias Groll

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Anni one of hundreds murdered in Gugs
December 10 2014 at 16:07

The high-profile trial pointed to an imbalance in the focus on crime in SA and how class and race still hold sway, says Imraan Buccus.

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Cherish our constitution
December 10 2014 at 12:52

Citizens can't be expected to know their rights if they don't have access to the document, write Tim Fish Hodgson and Meghan Finn.

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Dewani was our OJ case
December 10 2014 at 08:03

Mike Wills says he cannot easily move on from such a swift collapse of the Shrien Dewani case.

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US gets a taste of its own medicine
December 9 2014 at 19:03

The US has long been the self-appointed guardian of human rights globally, now they are facing scrutiny for their own record, writes Elias Groll.

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