Opinion

Opinion

A teachable moment for SA

When Ashwin Willemse called me out of the blue to meet for coffee some time ago, I was excited and knew exactly what I was going to ask him. How did a poor, ...

On Saturday evening rugby legend Ashwin Willemse walked out of the SuperSport studio mid-broadcast, ...

I want to toss a few fresh ideas into the thickening gruel of discussions about our political ...

Jobs SA’s real challenge

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When Nelson Mandela walked out of Victor Verster Prison on February 11 1990 ...

Professorships must be earned

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There is a fraud we seldom talk about. It concerns the way in which the title ...

My dilemma: Who to vote for

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My dilemma is not necessarily who to choose, but rather why.

Balancing justice and order

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At the intersection of governance and politics lie several balancing acts.

Take care when booking online

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For many of us, the first online purchase we made was for airline tickets. The liberation of being able to do that on ...

Letter | Jack, ANC should be ashamed of backing Lungisa

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Unlike Khusta Jack, I was relieved to see that Andile Lungisa – who was extremely lucky not to have been charged with ...

Look in the mirror for answer to soccer kick in the head

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Violence must serve a purpose. Why be violent if it isn’t doing something for us? Violence occurs because we have a use ...

Can the ANC rescue itself?

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The African National Congress is its own worst enemy.

Class interests and aspirations

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Try to answer this question honestly. If your child is at a former white South African school and over time the ...

Coalition steering NMBM away from troubled waters

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Moody's recent upgrading of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s credit profile is testament to good governance

Reshuffle won’t fix toxic rift

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There is an interesting tidbit often told in ANC circles in Port Elizabeth whenever conversations about two centres of ...

For whom is the world better?

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When NASA sent the Atlas V 401 rocket into space last Saturday morning, I got a slight thrill. The launch was hailed as ...

Letter | Andile Lungisa will be back

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It's so unfortunate to lose young, bright minds like Andile Lungisa in the political spectrum because of an error of ...

Editorial | Simply no place for violence in politics

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On Wednesday, the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court sentenced the ANC’s Andile Lungisa to an effective two years in ...

Accountability must remain

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Public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is embroiled in yet another scandal. This time she has appointed a new chief ...

What is your degree worth?

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I remember the moment with great clarity. During a workshop at a certain university, the senior lecturer said to me as ...

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