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    Coal is destroying South Africa. Renewables are the future        
    Coal is destroying South Africa. Renewables are the future        
    Eskom is too big to fail. The fate of the power utility and the fate of this country are one and the same. And right now plans to rescue Eskom lie...
    EDITORIAL: Nigerian law is the criminal, not gay people
    EDITORIAL: Nigerian law is the criminal, not gay people
    On Wednesday, 47 men went on trial in a court in Nigeria. Their supposed crime? Public displays of affection with members of the same sex. If...
    EDITORIAL: ConCourt finds patriarchy guilty
    EDITORIAL: ConCourt finds patriarchy guilty
    The judgments that came out of the Constitutional Court this week in the case about rape and the...
    Editorial: Press won’t be bowled out
    Editorial: Press won’t be bowled out
    South African cricket is set to wallow in the depths of mediocrity for at least another 10 years. There is a dearth of young talent coming through...
    Editorial: Jozi deserves a better mayor
    Editorial: Jozi deserves a better mayor
    When Democratic Alliance-led coalitions dislodged the ANC from the Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan councils after the...
    Editorial: Broken Friday specials
    Editorial: Broken Friday specials
    We screwed up this week. Let’s admit it here, deep into the paper, because you’re too busy looking for Black Friday specials to read this...
    Editorial: Workers hold state to ransom
    Editorial: Workers hold state to ransom
    The story of the “early Christmas” double salary for workers at Nkomazi local municipality in Mpumalanga is an instructive lesson on how not to...
    EDITORIAL: Jo’burg’s ‘horror factory’
    EDITORIAL: Jo’burg’s ‘horror factory’
    South Africans have, for a long time, been able to live comfortably knowing our workers have a voice. We have had a strong trade union movement, in...
    EDITORIAL: No defence for sexual abuse
    EDITORIAL: No defence for sexual abuse
    Earlier this month, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, the minister of defence and military veterans, wrote a letter in which she announced an investigation...
    EDITORIAL: Sport is for the people
    EDITORIAL: Sport is for the people
    Football without fans is nothing. It’s an overused cliché — and has been wielded nefariously to justify countless acts of fan abuse...
    EDITORIAL: A sleepwalk away from state spying
    EDITORIAL: A sleepwalk away from state spying
    When Google offered to catalogue and order the online world for us, for free, no one asked too many questions. Their product made our lives so much...
    EDITORIAL: Arms against democracy
    EDITORIAL: Arms against democracy
    For a country whose foreign policy is supposedly grounded in human rights and the values of its Constitution, the very existence of Denel has...