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    Editorial: Nation protests, but violence is no solution
    Editorial: Nation protests, but violence is no solution
    As this newspaper has said on its front page, and as a new book (excerpted in this week’s paper) is titled, South Africa is a “protest nation”....
    Editorial: True democracy eludes the ANC
    Editorial: True democracy eludes the ANC
    The ANC has spurts of introspection, usually soon after polls or in the run-up to elective conferences. Sometimes that leads to a hard-headed look at...
    Editorial: Protect our precious varsities
    Editorial: Protect our precious varsities
    There have been many bad reactions to the convulsions on our university campuses in recent months, but the comments by ANC secretary general Gwede...
    Editorial: Protect us from hate speech
    Editorial: Protect us from hate speech
    The past week has been something of a rollercoaster ride for Southern Africa’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community....
    Editorial: 'Predatory elite' eye nuclear deal
    Editorial: 'Predatory elite' eye nuclear deal
    The looming nuclear deal that seems to be President Jacob Zuma’s biggest pet project (and will be South Africa’s biggest financial and...
    Editorial: ANC is on the brink of all-out war – with itself
    Editorial: ANC is on the brink of all-out war – with itself
    The #OccupyLuthuliHouse group, which protested at the ANC’s headquarters earlier this week, consists of voices from within the ANC who wish to be...
    Editorial: Don't let Zuma hold us hostage in his pursuit of more power and more money
    Editorial: Don't let Zuma hold us hostage in his pursuit of more power and more money
    For weeks now, media-consuming South Africans have been agog at the spectacle playing out before us — that of the president and his allies...
    Editorial: The moral scourge of perfectly legal tax avoidance
    Editorial: The moral scourge of perfectly legal tax avoidance
    We’re used to thinking of unfair tax avoidance – the legal kind that leaves governments and their citizens short-changed – as something...
    Editorial: Saluting women, then and now, with 60 profiles of heroes
    Editorial: Saluting women, then and now, with 60 profiles of heroes
    Sixty years ago, more than 20 000 women of different backgrounds, social classes and races marched to the seat of the apartheid government to...
    Editorial: In order to stop the nonsense, your country needs you to speak out
    Editorial: In order to stop the nonsense, your country needs you to speak out
    Before the Constitutional Court made hers one of the most powerful offices in the land, public protector Thuli Madonsela was asked what action she...
    Editorial: South Africa's fees crisis could benefit greatly from creative solutions
    Editorial: South Africa's fees crisis could benefit greatly from creative solutions
    Some university vice-chancellors are fuming about a recommendation by the Council on Higher Education to the minister of higher education, Blade...
    Editorial: Juju may have played into stereotypes before but he has the last laugh now
    Editorial: Juju may have played into stereotypes before but he has the last laugh now
    The ANC has mocked the Economic Freedom Fighters from the day the party emerged, as immature, opportunistic, loud and brash. This characterisation...