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Ben Winks

Ben Winks

    Remorseless Pistorius didn't deserve judge's mercy
    Remorseless Pistorius didn't deserve judge's mercy
    "How can 10 months be enough?" asked June Steenkamp last week, when her daughter's killer was on the verge of release.
    Police minister's Nkandla report misses the key point
    Police minister's Nkandla report misses the key point
    The law clearly states that even essential security measures must be paid for by the owner of the property, even if he has not agreed to the upgrade.
    SMS ruling muddies the waters
    SMS ruling muddies the waters
    The Concourt finding might make it harder for voters to distinguish between fact and comment.
    Mbeki misunderstands our culture of accountability
    Mbeki misunderstands our culture of accountability
    Thabo Mbeki presents a distorted picture of what the presidency's defence against publishing the Khampepe report actually was - and why it failed.
    Mazibuko and how (not) to impeach a president
    Mazibuko and how (not) to impeach a president
    Lindiwe Mazibuko's latest motion against President Jacob Zuma would require her to charm about half of the ANC caucus on the eve of their re-election.
    The dangers of criminalising defamation
    The dangers of criminalising defamation
    The recent conviction of a journalist shows how the law can be used to muzzle freedom of expression.
    Key Points Act should be abolished,not reviewed
    Key Points Act should be abolished,not reviewed
    This statute is so removed from the Constitution that there is no saving it - it must be abolished.
    Key Points Act a flimsy cover for Nkandla
    Key Points Act a flimsy cover for Nkandla
    The reasons for the state spending such a staggering sum on President Jacob Zuma's home are clearly of profound public interest.