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Africa’s middle class floats between poverty, prosperity

The modern definition of middle class says Africa is joining the world’s consumers of dishwashers, refrigerators and automobiles, writes Richard Stupart.

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Pacts pave way to development

Agreements signed on Zuma’s state visit to China cement co-operation and will bolster investment and growth, writes Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

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It’s back to the dark ages

Eliminating racism takes more than simply a change in the face of the presidency, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.

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If Zuma had taken a different route to Nkandla…
November 2 2014 at 17:14

If President Zuma had been transparent about the Nkandla upgrades he would have nipped the controversy in the bud, writes Jovial Rantao

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Real change needed to feed our poor
November 2 2014 at 15:54

Lack access to adequate nutrition, speaks to the way that food, like other resources, is mal-distributed, writes Bathabile Dlamini.

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Priorities lacking in a welter of data
November 2 2014 at 16:55

The SAPS annual report creates a puzzling impression, and does little to actually demonstrate police performance, writes Mark Shaw

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And still we die
November 2 2014 at 16:47

In South Africa we seem to specialise in dying easy, dying often and dying prematurely, writes Tinyiko Maluleke

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Lefa Treasure Mamatshele: a victim without a face
November 2 2014 at 16:39

Treasure’s story mirrors my own fears: to be shot dead in a hijacking or a robbery. To become a crime statistic, writes Japhet Ncube.

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The impact of SA policy on inequality
November 2 2014 at 15:54

Although income poverty has declined since the advent of democracy, rates of equality have not improved, writes Joel Netshitenzhe

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SA must cater for disabled and abused
November 2 2014 at 15:39

The status and well-being of disabled and abused people in our society tell us how we are doing with regards to advancing equality, writes Jacob Zuma.

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The man who took on the ANC
November 2 2014 at 14:22

Irvin Jim says the fight within Cosatu is about a revolutionary working-class agenda. Mogomotsi Magome spoke to him

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Handbags, advisers and Jimmy Manyi
October 26 2014 at 08:44

Our learned friend had secured himself a lucrative job as a special adviser to the minister, writes Mogomotsi Magome.

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Labour pains for the ruling party
October 19 2014 at 09:04

Labour has brought SA to a crossroads and depending on how the ANC plays this, we could follow Zimbabwe’s or China’s lead, writes Lesiba Seshoka.

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