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Editorial

Editorial

    Editorial: The Absa quandary is Zuma's to solve
    Editorial: The Absa quandary is Zuma's to solve
    The sporadic and phlegmatic attempts by the government to look into compensation for the gains of corporate South Africa during apartheid have thus...
    Editorial: ​Loot continua. Let’s party
    Editorial: ​Loot continua. Let’s party
    Perhaps it is because there have been so many of them that the thought of the ANC’s annual January 8 statement barely raises more than a pained...
    ​Editorial: Teachers should have to undergo competency tests
    ​Editorial: Teachers should have to undergo competency tests
    The department of basic education’s intention to begin giving school principals competency tests as a condition of their employment is laudable...
    Editorial: Everything’s gonna be alright
    Editorial: Everything’s gonna be alright
    There is a particular injustice in watching young men dancing in the afternoon traffic in the hope that someone will be sufficiently entertained to...
    Editorial: Prince's right royal brain-teaser
    Editorial: Prince's right royal brain-teaser
    Last week we confessed our bewilderment at all the vicious lawfare going on – if it’s not in the Constitutional Court, it’s in one of the...
    Editorial: Keep fighting the good fight
    Editorial: Keep fighting the good fight
    The South African Jewish Board of Deputies takes the South African Human Rights Commission to court over a report it says was tampered with in order...
    Editorial: Noah needs to get it right on evils of racism
    Editorial: Noah needs to get it right on evils of racism
    It was always unfair to expect Trevor Noah to replicate John Stewart’s success on The Daily Show immediately. For one, Stewart had years...
    Editorial: 9/12 - The day Zuma betrayed a nation
    Editorial: 9/12 - The day Zuma betrayed a nation
    Exactly one year ago, on December 9 2015, we had just one question: Who the hell was David Douglas Des van Rooyen?
    Editorial: New clothes for old Nazis
    Editorial: New clothes for old Nazis
    American writer Naomi Klein describes the “Shock Doctrine” as the exploitation of national crises to push through controversial policies while...
    Editorial: It's do or die for the ANC
    Editorial: It's do or die for the ANC
    We have been waiting for the real ANC to emerge from beneath the morass of President Jacob Zuma’s various controversies for some time. The argument...
    Editorial: Racism – it’s just not cricket
    Editorial: Racism – it’s just not cricket
    There is a certain satisfaction in seeing the Australian cricket team crumble under the weight of a South African attack. It is especially gratifying...
    Editorial: Not everyone in US is mad
    Editorial: Not everyone in US is mad
    The world of nonbigoted humanity, horrified as it is at the triumph of Donald Trump and his ugly populism in the United States elections, should...