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Banish ‘gun under the mattress’ mindset

The only way to stop the mass shootings which have plagued the US is to get guns out of the system, writes David Usborne.

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Travel regulations well considered

The new travel regulations may affect tourism to South Africa, but with good reason, writes Mayihlome Tshwete

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‘Civilisation’ doesn’t always triumph

Robert Fisk says history (and current events) has proven that civilisation does not always triumph over barbarism.

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The free must aid those in bondage
July 12 2015 at 02:04

Just as global solidarity helped free SA, we should insist international justice is enforced, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana

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Champagne socialists at the wheel
July 12 2015 at 01:58

Vanguard of the revolution laps up luxury as workers are left to unite in impoverished misery, writes Don Makatile

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Mantashe attack opens Pandora’s box
July 12 2015 at 02:52

Jovial Rantao writes that Gwede Mantashe's attack on the minister of police was in fact an attack on the president.

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Paranoia over ‘regime change agenda’
July 12 2015 at 03:12

Attacks on the judiciary and the media hide a deeper fear that the ANC may be losing power, writes Dumisani Hlope

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Limpopo ANC is about quality, not quantity
July 12 2015 at 03:25

The "political death" of the ANC could be occasioned only by a peculiar series of phenomena, trends and intra-party challenges, writes Elvis Masoga

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Post-liberation: How those in power fare
July 12 2015 at 03:30

Susan Booysen looks at noble legacies of struggle history and the present

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Brics bank a move in right direction
July 10 2015 at 14:42

The NDB will provide much-needed financial assistance - without the West's hefty conditionalities, says Shannon Ebrahim.

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How Ufa sees Africa
July 10 2015 at 21:52

Despite the city being a cultural and religious melting pot, there is a definite lack of knowledge about Africa, writes Carla Bernado.

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Black super rich not the intent
July 10 2015 at 14:43

Many "black diamonds" have clearly abused the system, compounding the error of wealth distribution, says Lavan Gopaul.

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Shimmy’s punchlines pack real clout
July 10 2015 at 14:43

Shimmy Isaacs has received wide acclaim for using her life story to underpin the laughs she generates, writes Gasant Abarder.

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