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    Editorial: Tiny parties, big impact
    Editorial: Tiny parties, big impact
    The fractures and fissures in Democratic Alliance-led coalition governments continue to unravel, with Nelson Mandela Bay narrowly passing its...
    Editorial: A beautiful game of capital gain
    Editorial: A beautiful game of capital gain
    The Fifa World Cup is an extravagant symbol of so much that is wrong with this world.
    Editorial: History’s crucial lessons
    Editorial: History’s crucial lessons
    The department of education’s plan to make history compulsory for every learner throughout their schooling career is to be applauded. In a...
    Editorial: We need to talk about the EFF’s wild claims
    Editorial: We need to talk about the EFF’s wild claims
    In a week in which it was confirmed that the economy had contracted in the first quarter of 2018 and the price of petrol went up a whopping 82c a...
    Editorial: Zim needs real reforms
    Editorial: Zim needs real reforms
    It’s official. Zimbabwe will hold its parliamentary and presidential elections on July 30. For the first time in recent memory, Robert Mugabe and...
    Editorial: Rugby exposes SA’s resistance to transformation
    Editorial: Rugby exposes SA’s resistance to transformation
    André Markgraaff, the former coach of the Springboks, resigned in February 1997 following the publication of a recording in which he called black...
    Editorial: Cele, prioritise cash heists
    Editorial: Cele, prioritise cash heists
    Cash-in-transit heists seem to be a South African speciality. They are now happening at an average of one a day, according to some accounts, and...
    Editorial: At every level the state fails citizens
    Editorial: At every level the state fails citizens
    For three weeks now, the Mail & Guardian has reported on the business dealings of ANC spokesperson (and one time M&G intern) Pule Mabe....
    Editorial: Israel must mind its own borders
    Editorial: Israel must mind its own borders
    A day after 60 Palestinians were killed by the Israeli army, the South African government recalled its ambassador to Israel. The decision was in...
    Editorial: State recapture of SOEs
    Editorial: State recapture of SOEs
    In his budget speech this past week, Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan reminded South Africa that state-owned enterprises(SOEs) can...
    Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa
    Editorial: Kick the credit habit, Africa
    In 2011, the Zambian state owed $2-billion to external creditors. By the end of 2017, that figure had more than quadrupled, to $8.7-billion —...
    Editorial: Serial wrongdoers get away with it
    Editorial: Serial wrongdoers get away with it
    An often cited definition of insanity, popularly but wrongly attributed to Albert Einstein, is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a...