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Moshoeshoe Monare
Who's sharper, Blade or the media?
Who's sharper, Blade or the media?
"We have to confront the fact that during the last three years, the matter has become perfectly clear that the bulk of the mass media in our country...
ANC's contempt for the judiciary cause for alarm
ANC's contempt for the judiciary cause for alarm
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe's deep-seated antagonism towards the judiciary stems partly from his archaic view of the world, but also from...
Dysfunctional NPA does not serve justice
Dysfunctional NPA does not serve justice
With the imminent exit of prosecutions chief Mxolisi Nxasana, the independence of the prosecuting authority is under scrutiny again. None of our...
Chabane: A humble but wily politician
Chabane: A humble but wily politician
OBITUARY COLLINS CHABANE (1960-2015)
Helen Zille has assaulted press freedom
Helen Zille has assaulted press freedom
Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille used to be able to get her own way with some Cape Times editorial staff. She sulked when she couldn't...
From the ashes of democracy, tyranny rises
From the ashes of democracy, tyranny rises
After an explosive scandal regarding a president spending millions to renovate his mansion, the once popular leader is feeling the heat and is now...
'Zille must go, DA needs new blood'
'Zille must go, DA needs new blood'
Helen Zille cannot be president for life – she must step down in 2018, says Democratic Alliance deputy federal chairperson Makashule Gana.
Parliament is not a shield for the president
Parliament is not a shield for the president
Our Parliament has seen it all. Fascists and supremacists once used it as a platform to engineer their perverted sociopolitical ideology. They...
NPA must be healed so it can focus
NPA must be healed so it can focus
"We need to ensure that none of the institutions we create become so powerful that neither Parliament, the executive nor the judiciary can address...
Civil servants matter more than ministers
Civil servants matter more than ministers
Forget the Cabinet appointments, shuffles and reshuffles – a cacophony of ministers will achieve little without a functional civil service.
How far will the ANC's Gauteng cowboys go?
How far will the ANC's Gauteng cowboys go?
Thabo Mbeki disbanded them and Jacob Zuma cannot stand them. They are the mavericks that run the ANC in Gauteng.
Punish your misbehaving party
Punish your misbehaving party
South Africans are creatures of ideology and too afraid to exercise their vote in a meaningful way