Political interference with Sars is a serious attack on the independence of the institution.
We need to work out how to make the knowledge gained over the past 20 years work for us.
South Africa has one of the fastest-growing diabetes epidemics in the world. But HIV and Aids are reported more truthfully nowadays.
The courts have ruled in disapproval of secrecy and unduly delay, and rightfully so.
Both party funding and political debate are obscured by non-disclosure of financial sources. Parliament must change this urgently.
Parastatals are not primarily seen as development drivers or even as providers of services answerable to citizens, but as a source of patronage.
The Khampepe report shows just how easy it is for leaders to reject the rights of citizens. South Africa may well be on the same slippery slope.
If the tripartite parties' interests have diverged, then the parties should diverge. Rather give the voters a democratic contestation of issues.
Civil society is important to the functioning of our democracy: sometimes the state has to be pushed hard to do its constitutional duty.
The recommendations of the Farlam commission's evidence leaders are very clear and SAPS would do well to start implementing them right away.
If the police can jump to attention when Senzo Meyiwa gets killed and put its top people on the case, why can't it do that for other crimes?
Their personal independence guarantees the institutional independence of the judiciary so it is worrying when judges breach their own code of conduct.
Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown got off on the right foot after her appointment earlier this year.
The disastrous consequences of President Jacob Zuma’s poor and costly leadership and the ANC’s calamitous policy flops are starting to show.
An inquiry would shed light on why Jacob Zuma wants to elbow out Mxolisi Nxasana. Zuma's presidential impartiality cannot be assumed.
The AU should be noting the stalling of the redemocratisation process with concern rather than endorsing actions such as seizing a leader.
The International Criminal Court has been asked to look into cases of alleged crimes in 139 countries, but is investigating fewer than a dozen.
The new Judicial Service Commission is committed to fulfilling its Constitutional obligations and doesn't just go for the most obvious choices.
No one is claiming Lonmin broke any formal rules or acted unlawfully; the issue is a moral one.