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Several years ago, some time in the mid-1980s, I was at a dinner party with about 20 friends.

The year 2018 has been the year of the political hypocrite.

Christmas has many meanings, but at its core is the idea of the gift.

Officials must be accountable

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This week the world came to know that two Catholic nuns had, for years, been stealing millions from a school where they ...

Lack confidence in government

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When the lights go off from one day to the next, confidence in government dips.

Media in the EFF’s crosshairs

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It is patently clear that journalists and the news media face quite possibly the greatest threat of the democratic era.

US not epitomised by Trump

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Since his rise to power in 2016, President Trump has turned the US into a joke on the global stage.

Vuyo Mvoko | Police as weak as its leadership

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Most of the crimes committed after Sunday’s festival fell outside of the police’s security plan, Bheki Cele told ...

A very dangerous world indeed

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On September 13 1988, four anti-apartheid activists held in detention under the apartheid government’s brutal emergency ...

We need big picture leadership

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I really do not know what on earth the leaders of insurance giant Momentum were thinking.

Vuyo Mvoko | There’s no reason to beat a child

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Groups like the Children's Institute, The Peace Centre and Sonke Gender Justice – all of them represented at Thursday’s ...

School awards need rethinking

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To be sure, prize-giving night is a big deal for schools and the children, not to mention the parents.

SA politics sometimes simple

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Steve Biko once said that we black South Africans should do our own mining of natural resources, including asbestos.

Far-right resurgence is chilling

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Twenty-five years ago right wingers and racists across the globe were a fringe. When two of their own, the detestable ...

East Cape budget must stretch

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Given the current situation of our national economy, tabling the Eastern Cape’s 2018 medium-term budget policy ...

Auditor-general now given teeth

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Fifty-two years ago Zikhali and MamQwathi would obviously not have known that they had given birth to a son who was ...

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