Malala is a political commentator and newspaper columnist

Pandemic exposes painful truths

Opinion

SA cannot continue to turn away from the reality of its ugly and inhuman face. We can try to run from it, but we cannot ...

Commit to safety protocols or else

Opinion

The government is not asking too much of our people to protect themselves from contracting Covid-19.

Covid-19 may bring ANC chickens home to roost

Opinion

Thanks to corruption there’s no money to combat the virus or stimulate the economy when it’s all over

Police inaction allows lawlessness to spread

Opinion

Fine words indeed, but there is no action. The commissioner of police, Khehla Sithole, can get away with cancelling 10 ...

Tito Mboweni shows the way but can government deliver?

Opinion

SA doesn’t have time for Ramaphosa’s vanity projects. Thank goodness Mboweni kicked those into touch

Zuma acolytes running out of steam

Opinion

The faction that may have blocked Ramaphosa’s reforms is scared and vulnerable, but new threats loom

Failed by the state at every turn

Opinion

This is a story about load-shedding, the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme and how our country’s people are spat ...

When politics trumps sound economic reasoning

Opinion

South Africans high and low will have to suffer for a long time to fix SA, something Ramaphosa and Gordhan don’t seem ...

SA trapped in nightmare of corruption

Opinion

The nightmare is not that South African politicians — at least those in power today — are corrupt. Right now that is ...

Time that Ramaphosa acts decisively but within the constitution

Opinion

Unlike Russian dictator, Cyril Ramaphosa must act according to constitution

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