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Punished for query of army vehicle abuse

An SANDF employee brought a civil claim against the defence minister after a series of incidents in 2010, writes Carmel Rickard.

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ANC victory a goal against democracy

It may have been a good day for the ANC in Parliament, but it was not a good day for democracy, says Marianne Merten.

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There can be no legal draw

Someone needs to explain what happened on the day Khuli Chana was shot, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

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Allow the ANC space to engage the public
September 7 2014 at 05:20

Under the guise of talking truth to power, several antinomian elements are trying to suppress debate and wrestle power from the ruling party, writes Gwede Mantashe

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Anti-West is far too simplistic a view
September 6 2014 at 10:11

Viewing IS only through the anti-Western lens would in some ways resemble IS's way of looking at the world, wrires Omar Shaukut.

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Why extra policing muscle will fail
September 6 2014 at 18:06

State can bare fangs over dissent, but it won’t work in the absence of legitimacy, writes Craig Dodds

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Ebola lays bare the fragility of the ‘Africa rising’ dream
September 6 2014 at 18:15

Ebola has laid bare Africa’s institutional vulnerability, and for once rapacious Europeans are not to blame, writes William Saunderson-Meyer.

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Ebola must inspire change in Africa
September 6 2014 at 10:03

The epidemic is spotlighting weaknesses in leadership, health systems and the continent’s response, writes Chris Maxon

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I freed an innocent man. And I'm furious
September 5 2014 at 14:02

Kenneth Rose spent 20 years fighting to free a condemned man. It finally happened, and he should be happy...

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Scrap BEE to overcome inequality
September 5 2014 at 14:02

Peter Gregory says that the key to the development of black South Africans is true economic freedom.

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Pansy’s disgrace may not hurt her
September 5 2014 at 14:01

She has not been found guilty of anything in a court of law, and now anything is possible, writes Janet Smith.

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Why all the visa ambiguity?
September 5 2014 at 11:48

If the government never intends to let the Dalai Lama visit SA again, it should come out and say so, says Peter Fabricius.

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When the law meets adultery...
September 4 2014 at 19:18

Carmel Rickard looks at an appeal court hearing on whether a wronged spouse can sue for damages.

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