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    Editorial: No respite for Gauteng ANC
    Editorial: No respite for Gauteng ANC
    Pity the Gauteng ANC, which is doing better than any other provincial government held by the party. It has to take flak from President Jacob Zuma’s...
    Editorial: The poor are used in the economic and power war
    Editorial: The poor are used in the economic and power war
    "Transformation” – or “radical economic transformation” – has become the buzzword of our contemporary political discourse. Few would deny...
    Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked
    Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked
    Somewhere between the bluster and the bust-up last week, Julius Malema reminded members of the National Assembly of their role in ensuring Parliament...
    Editorial: Zuma’s fears erode democracy
    Editorial: Zuma’s fears erode democracy
    The State of the Nation address is an opportunity for the president to pronounce on the government’s performance for the past year and on its...
    Editorial: White nostalgia, not civil rights
    Editorial: White nostalgia, not civil rights
    It is not some kind of counterweight to the ANC, Black First Land First, the Economic Freedom Fighters, or any other movement campaigning for redress...
    Editorial: When BS is no longer BS
    Editorial: When BS is no longer BS
    Adriaan Basson, in his book Zuma Exposed, first used the word “bullshit” to describe the president’s and others’ obfuscatory or...
    Editorial: Fake news drags us into a war for truth
    Editorial: Fake news drags us into a war for truth
    The tsunami of fake news, half-fake news, secret propaganda, “black ops” and the like that is sweeping the world could hardly have swelled so...
    Editorial: DA's diplomatic fumble
    Editorial: DA's diplomatic fumble
    The Democratic Alliance, in its explanation of Mmusi Maimane’s photo-op with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, says its...
    Editorial: No agenda, bar digging up truths
    Editorial: No agenda, bar digging up truths
    Last week, we published a front-page story that did not mention the words ANC, Zuma or Gupta. Instead, it showed the prospect of an apartheid-era...
    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...