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Editorial

    Editorial: Mamela Zuma, it is a crisis and your ministers keep on failing us
    Editorial: Mamela Zuma, it is a crisis and your ministers keep on failing us
    “There is no crisis,” President Jacob Zuma keeps saying.
    Editorial: Sars boss raises suspicions
    Editorial: Sars boss raises suspicions
    Every taxpayer cares about what happens at the South African Revenue Service, because Sars takes part of your earnings and places it in the public...
    Editorial: No room for hate
    Editorial: No room for hate
    Many years since he wrote the offending words, Jon Qwelane finally faces a court judgment over his notorious “gay is not okay” column. Qwelane...
    Editorial: Green ruling a win for all
    Editorial: Green ruling a win for all
    In a ruling this week, the high court has forced the government to account for climate change impacts in its planning. This comes after the...
    Editorial: Parliament finally jolts to its senses
    Editorial: Parliament finally jolts to its senses
    There’s a strong feeling of “At last!” when Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts demands answers from officials who avoided the...
    Editorial: Sliver of hope in disaster
    Editorial: Sliver of hope in disaster
    The looming disaster in the delivery of social grants has kept the nation agog for two weeks now, and is likely to keep us riveted for at least a...
    Editorial: State breaks the law to keep order
    Editorial: State breaks the law to keep order
    All appears to be back to normal at our institutions of higher learning. But this is a new kind of normal – a deeply troubling kind of normal....
    Editorial: No respite for Gauteng ANC
    Editorial: No respite for Gauteng ANC
    Pity the Gauteng ANC, which is doing better than any other provincial government held by the party. It has to take flak from President Jacob Zuma’s...
    Editorial: The poor are used in the economic and power war
    Editorial: The poor are used in the economic and power war
    "Transformation” – or “radical economic transformation” – has become the buzzword of our contemporary political discourse. Few would deny...
    Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked
    Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked
    Somewhere between the bluster and the bust-up last week, Julius Malema reminded members of the National Assembly of their role in ensuring Parliament...
    Editorial: Zuma’s fears erode democracy
    Editorial: Zuma’s fears erode democracy
    The State of the Nation address is an opportunity for the president to pronounce on the government’s performance for the past year and on its...
    Editorial: White nostalgia, not civil rights
    Editorial: White nostalgia, not civil rights
    It is not some kind of counterweight to the ANC, Black First Land First, the Economic Freedom Fighters, or any other movement campaigning for redress...