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The Editorial

The Editorial

    Editorial: Party funding reform overdue
    Editorial: Party funding reform overdue
    Mathews Phosa, the man likely to lose control of the ANC's purse strings come Mangaung, is now one of the proponents of party funding reform.
    Editorial: Underperformers, take a hike!
    Editorial: Underperformers, take a hike!
    There seems to be scant will to rectify mistakes or to hold accountable those responsible for a litany of financial transgressions in municipalities.
    Small fry for big fisheries
    Small fry for big fisheries
    Fishing group Oceana admitted guilt to the Competition Commission for a long list of price-fixing and agreed to pay a fine of nearly R35-million.
    Gay rights - proud, but vigilant
    Gay rights - proud, but vigilant
    It is cause for real concern when the National House of Traditional Leaders proposes that protection of gay rights be removed from the Constitution.
    Paranoid have taken over asylum
    Paranoid have taken over asylum
    The security establishment in South Africa has turned into a circus, with news breaking each week about serious evidence of wrongdoing.
    Cut the bloat and trim the force
    Cut the bloat and trim the force
    The South African National Defence Force has been in a mess for some time, with discipline levels low and the kit outdated, among other issues.
    End this epidemic of violent abuse
    End this epidemic of violent abuse
    In terms of budget allocations and intent, the government has tried to correct the problems in urban communities but is failing via performance.
    Zimbabwe's politics of morbidity
    Zimbabwe's politics of morbidity
    News of Robert Mugabe's demise might not be the best thing for Zimbabwe, as it might lead to more repression.
    Absurd farce plays out at the SABC
    Absurd farce plays out at the SABC
    There seems to be no end to the disputes at the SABC, especially over editorial independence as chief executive and head of news clash yet again.
    Hlophe: JSC must re-establish trust
    Hlophe: JSC must re-establish trust
    The ConCourt faced a difficult job when it was asked to consider whether Cape Judge President John Hlophe should get leave to appeal a court ruling.
    Citizens become overburdened
    Citizens become overburdened
    Prices hikes for everything have put the poor and middle class under strain and they are going to have to make some adjustments.