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49 days ago
‘People’s education’ in the doldrums
‘People’s education’ in the doldrums
Sunday Independent

The elephant in the house is the lack of curriculum transformation, writes Mandla Makhanya.

49 days ago
ANC can't self-correct like it’s done down the years
ANC can't self-correct like it’s done down the years
Sunday Independent

The ANC’s days in power are numbered. The sooner Elvis Masoga comes to terms with this incontrovertible reality, the better, writes Molifi Tshabalala.

56 days ago
My battle with the bottle
My battle with the bottle
Sunday Independent

In Samantha Cowen's no-holds-barred memoir she breaks the silence on her secret addictions to liquor, food and the passion that saved her life.

56 days ago
#SABC: Muthambi the elephant in the room
#SABC: Muthambi the elephant in the room
Sunday Independent

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe has given up on reining Minister Faith Muthambi in, and she has pretty much done simply ...

56 days ago
SA's stance on passage to India could go nuclear
SA's stance on passage to India could go nuclear
Sunday Independent

Nuclear weaponry has always been a toxic issue souring otherwise excellent relations between South Africa and India, writes Peter Fabricius.

56 days ago
PW’s total strategy has helped Hlaudi's cause
PW’s total strategy has helped Hlaudi's cause
Sunday Independent

Afrikaner laager mentality continues to shape the SABC, allowing mediocrity to triumph over talent, writes Malesela Steve Lebelo.

56 days ago
UK is headed for economic pain
UK is headed for economic pain
Sunday Independent

Britain's political landscape is in ruins and it may be facing further ruptures, writes Carl Bildt.

56 days ago
ANC has age-old ability to self-correct mistakes
ANC has age-old ability to self-correct mistakes
Sunday Independent

Uninspiring quality of opposition might save the ruling party, writes Elvis Masoga.

56 days ago
Once again, our Parliament fails
Once again, our Parliament fails
Sunday Independent

Despite the lessons the ANC said it learnt from Nkandla it has once again handed the moral high ground to civil society and ...

56 days ago
SA’s failure to communicate
SA’s failure to communicate
Sunday Independent

Those responsible for damage control and reputation risk in the country seem simply to have closed up shop and left town, writes Sandile Ngidi.

56 days ago
Rogues, opportunists, hollow men, lend me your ears
Rogues, opportunists, hollow men, lend me your ears
Sunday Independent

You cannot simply pluck an ambitious black man from obscurity, dress him up and think that uGogo in uMlazi is going to give ...

56 days ago
End of an ideal of racial purity
End of an ideal of racial purity
Sunday Independent

We are now privileged to witness the unscrambling of Euromegalomania, writes Xolela Mangcu.

26 June 2016, 11:03am
Lifting lid on MK’s Wankie gig
Lifting lid on MK’s Wankie gig
Sunday Independent

Actually they were a disastrous bunch of unruly soldiers and the Rhodesians sent them and Zipra packing, writes Don Makatile.

26 June 2016, 10:28am
ANC accepts merit does matter
ANC accepts merit does matter
Sunday Independent

Ramokgopa has not run a squeaky clean administration and Matsena is just not an instrument for excellence, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.

26 June 2016, 10:09am
Didiza’s appointment ranks high in stupidity stakes
Didiza’s appointment ranks high in stupidity stakes
Sunday Independent

The ANC’s decision on Thoko Didiza is so stupefying it leads me to suspect something fishy is going on, writes Xolela Mangcu.