Take the vaccine — it will save your life

Opinion

Their main concern is whether it would be “halal”. It’s a tough one. I don’t know whether the vaccinations are “halal,” ...

Parallels unnerving in veritable end-of-empire type feast between Malema and Zuma

Opinion

Zuma’s spokesperson, Vukile Mathebula echoed Pambo’s claim: “The young man [Malema] wanted to have tea with the elder, ...

ANC afraid to disband its rabble-rousing toy soldiers

Opinion

More than three decades after not winning the military conflict against the apartheid regime, the ANC’s military wing, ...

Prospect of surgery amid all this death frightens me

Opinion

I hate to sound morbid, or neurotic — OK I am a bit neurotic — but the past few months have been especially frightening.

Right digs in heels as seismic shift under way in US

Opinion

If everything goes according to plan, the US will have a new president and vice-president on Wednesday.

US avoids full-on coup provoked by Trump

Opinion

On  January 6, the US came as close to a full-on coup that several countries around the world had experienced over ...

Why Britain’s departure from the EU saddens me

Opinion

I felt a hint of sadness when Britain left the EU at the end of December.

Bad times for SA, made worse by Covid

Opinion

It’s the time of the year when we indulge in the obligatory end-of-year reflection. In this year of the Covid-19 ...

Hard lessons from an awful year

Opinion

It was a year ago, this month, when the first Covid-19 case was detected.

‘Violent thug’ Lungisa is not alone among SA’s dangerous politicians

Opinion

I have always held the view that the permissibility of corruption was worse than corruption itself. Put another ...

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