Opinion

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Towards a more professional and productive public service

One of the main objectives of the next administration, the sixth of the democratic era, is the reduction of the government’s wage bill.

The greatest threat to Cyril Ramaphosa’s reform agenda is of course the unfolding, full-on project ...

Is Unisa (the University of South Africa) too big to fail?

A reflection of our brokenness

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Shepherd Bushiri’s fraud and money-laundering charges have seemingly given some semblance of credibility to the ...

EDITORIAL | Time to debunk choker theory

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Port Elizabeth’s endless summer of cricket will continue next week when the Proteas visit St George’s Park in what ...

EDITORIAL | ‘Safe city’ bumble does us no favours

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If there is one thing we have learnt about mayor Mongameli Bobani in our interaction with him as a newspaper over the ...

Mosiuoa Lekota makes last great stand

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The image gnaws in my mind still – Mosiuoa Lekota and Thabo Mbeki’s flushed faces immediately after the announcement of ...

One-stop shop must succeed this time

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The attractiveness of any city for potential investment, business development and consequent economic growth – apart ...

Future of education lies with us

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Once again a terrible human tragedy brought out the worst and the best in us.

Micro business can have macro impact

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The key to a future of inclusive economic growth for South Africa lies in the development and sustainability of its ...

EDITORIAL | New flight routes good news for Bay

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News that the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality is in talks with three airlines in a bid to introduce new flight routes ...

Editorial | Eskom recovery plan a matter of urgency

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After a comfortable few months we were rudely awakened with Stage 4 load shedding on Monday.

Pedro Mzileni | NSFAS only recycles inequality

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I was surprised when the World Bank published a study last week depicting its socio economic examination of our ...

Editorial | Minister’s apology flawed, disingenuous

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In her apology on Saturday, communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams referred to her interference with the work ...

Meritocracy simply means kicking away the ladder

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The Cape Party has an eye towards declaring the Western Cape as a sovereign and independent state with “meritocracy” as ...

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