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Justice Malala is an award-winning journalist, TV host, political commentator and newspaper columnist. He writes regularly for the Sunday Times and Financial Mail, among others, and is the resident political analyst for e.tv and eNews Channel Africa.

World Aids Day a reminder of what happens to leaders who hold people in contempt


World Aids Day was marked in a rather muted fashion across the globe on December 1.

We are inured to incompetence, sloth, failure and collapse


When our children look back and ask why SA got to the appalling state it is in, there will be only one answer for ...

Government completely at sea on crime pandemic


There is very little we don’t know about how South African politics work.

Ramaphosa walks on eggshells while SA crumbles


Every day in South Africa is a reminder that the house is on fire and our leaders have destroyed the fire hydrants.

Great victory unites, but can’t fix everything


There was a time when the magnificence and resilience of a squad like the current Springboks brought hope, renewed ...

EFF’s new recruits speak volumes about what party is really about


The exodus of the ANC’s radical economic transformation faction to Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters has ...

SA should walk the talk on its plans and policies


SA is stuck in a deep rut politically and economically because our government is fantastic at coming up with great ...

Our politicians have stopped responding to cries of ordinary people


It’s pretty easy to understand why more than half of South African voters did not turn up to cast their ballot in the ...

Not learning from the past SA’s great downfall


It is always worth reminding South Africans that we are blessed and cursed at the same time.