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    Editorial: Now get tough on Zambia
    Editorial: Now get tough on Zambia
    In the aftermath of its third election in five years, things were tense in Lesotho. Although opposition leader Thomas Thabane and his All Basotho...
    Editorial: Finally, Zuma pushback digs in
    Editorial: Finally, Zuma pushback digs in
    Luthuli House at last seems to be pushing back against the Jacob Zuma project – not fighting back, exactly, but certainly making moves. They...
    Editorial: The stink is killing us
    Editorial: The stink is killing us
    The rotten stench of corruption now contaminates everyone and everything associated with the person of President Jacob Zuma, including parts of...
    Editorial: One exam won't level the playing field
    Editorial: One exam won't level the playing field
    It is understandable that the department of basic education wants to remove the two-tier system that governs school exams. The idea of one...
    Editorial: As the ANC burns, we burn with it
    Editorial: As the ANC burns, we burn with it
    When Pali Lehohla, statistician general at Statistics South Africa, unpacked the quarterly labour force survey on Thursday, he all but confirmed that...
    Editorial: The politics of drought
    Editorial: The politics of drought
    The Western Cape will have used all its water by the end of August. The cold fronts that keep the province in water haven’t arrived. It will be...
    Editorial: It's urbanisation, not land invasion
    Editorial: It's urbanisation, not land invasion
    Cops fire stun grenades and teargas at people protesting over housing shortages in Eldorado Park; running battles and highway barricades follow. Red...
    Editorial: Will the wounded rise?
    Editorial: Will the wounded rise?
    It would be most ironic, and yet entirely fitting, if Jacob Zuma were to be ousted from the presidency of the ANC and South Africa by a “coalition...
    Editorial: Who will guard whistle-blowers?
    Editorial: Who will guard whistle-blowers?
    It’s not easy being a whistle-blower. Take the examples of Edward Snowden and Julian Assange. In South Africa, a Ms X is facing the wrath of her...
    Editorial: Women are being killed. Stop
    Editorial: Women are being killed. Stop
    There is something deeply troubling about the way we speak about violence against women.
    Editorial: Protests show that nothing has changed
    Editorial: Protests show that nothing has changed
    In a week when protests for housing spilled out on to the streets of Johannesburg and Pretoria, our response to them shows once more the...
    Editorial: Something's rotten in the MKMVA
    Editorial: Something's rotten in the MKMVA
    Whatever the successes and failures of Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) as the military wing of the ANC and the South African Communist Party, which have been...