Opinion

Opinion

A hologram of good intentions

As I looked for plug points to connect my laptop for a PowerPoint presentation earlier this week, some of the teachers pointed to the ceiling – the school had just ...

If there is one thing we know for sure, the ANC does not believe that coalition governments work.

The basic requirement of the “people shall govern” is that the people freely elect those who ...

Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s shoddy work going up in judicial flames

Opinion

We may have to consider the idea that public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is incompetent – and not very smart.

EDITORIAL | Dark days lifting for EP Rugby Union

Opinion

The turnaround achieved by the once struggling EP Rugby Union over the past two years has been nothing short of ...

ANC politics have paralysed Cyril as SA faces economic doom

Opinion

If he can't engage meaningfully on the crisis now he'll be swallowed by populism in the event of an IMF bailout

Nip xenophobia in the bud now

Opinion

Tell a South African that they are xenophobic and they will lash out at you in all manner of ways in defence of ...

EDITORIAL | Councillors 'signing blindly' raises alarm

Opinion

Did they or didn’t they? And if they didn’t know what they were signing, as some ANC councillors claimed on Sunday, why ...

EDITORIAL | Unwise promises at root of unrest

Weeken Post

Every day this week our city has been besmirched by violent protests. It led to the destruction of roads and vehicles ...

ANC can breathe easy as Bathabile Dlamini opts to stay in the fold

Opinion

There are probably good reasons Bathabile Dlamini's threat to form another organisation fizzled out

Legitimate, capable state needed

Weeken Post

The question of “state formation” used to be widely debated by South Africans, but this is no longer the case.

EDITORIAL | Stakes high in MBDA, City Hall impasse

Opinion

Over the last couple of months, this newspaper has been reporting on the impasse between the bosses at City Hall and ...

Rumours never stopped Sis Pinki

Opinion

“Pinki Nkanunu, is not, has not and has never been an informer as far as we are concerned”.

NHI taxes will wipe SA off map

Opinion

The looming spectre of MediEskom, optimistically named National Health Insurance (NHI), is a relief in one respect: as ...

Unisa policies anti-transformation

Opinion

A university is therefore not a sausage machine for producing automatons for the labour market or narrow-minded ...

EDITORIAL | Hard to imagine NHI ever being successful

Opinion

The thinking behind NHI is to ensure the same standard of health care to all South Africans regardless of their income ...

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