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    Editorial: Bye bye Bob, but hello uncertainty
    Editorial: Bye bye Bob, but hello uncertainty
    This is the end of an era.
    Editorial: Sit down, Lynne Brown
    Editorial: Sit down, Lynne Brown
    In her position as the public enterprises minister, Lynne Brown is not an appointee of the people of South Africa. Instead she was selected by and...
    Editorial: Report #MeToo with care
    Editorial: Report #MeToo with care
    It seemed to begin with reports of sexual assault by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, continued by singer and former MP Jennifer Ferguson’s...
    Editorial: Let’s cool our heels as we gather facts
    Editorial: Let’s cool our heels as we gather facts
    Extreme situations beget extreme responses, and sometimes that is to the good. We cannot, we must not, act as if everything is normal while...
    Editorial: A protest of hope
    Editorial: A protest of hope
    #OccupyNPA — it could be a new movement, or at least a new hashtag, except it hasn’t caught on just yet. And that’s despite the occupation of the National Prosecuting Authority’s offices in Cape Town this past week by a group of United Democratic Front veterans including...
    Editorial: Shame of billions lost to corruption
    Editorial: Shame of billions lost to corruption
    It’s a painful annual ritual. How much money has the state lost in what is called fruitless and wasteful expenditure in this past financial year?...
    Editorial: Victim-blaming for rape
    Editorial: Victim-blaming for rape
    In today’s paper and online, we report on a charge of rape laid against a struggle hero — another account of sexual assault amid the many...
    Editorial: Quit the farce, Mr President
    Editorial: Quit the farce, Mr President
    At the end of 2016, we said that President Jacob Zuma was engaging in governance by farce. This year, he has started conducting his legal wars by...
    Editorial: JZ nukes protocol for his own agenda
    Editorial: JZ nukes protocol for his own agenda
    Amid the long series of Gupta emails that show the family’s trail through the corridors of “state capture”, it can be easy to lose sight of...
    Editorial: When will he say #MeToo?
    Editorial: When will he say #MeToo?
    When women across the world say #MeToo, it’s easy to feel guilty for being silent. But not every woman has to say “me too” and feel exposed....
    Editorial: Halt DG merry-go-round
    Editorial: Halt DG merry-go-round
    South Africans who deal with bureaucracy often blame its apparent paralysis, or at least lethargy, on corruption, incompetence or laziness, but...
    Editorial: Lest we forget the heroes of a war for justice
    Editorial: Lest we forget the heroes of a war for justice
    For the children who never were, But may have been And for the parents who were, But were made to feel too much —