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Editorial: Keeping the faith — in people

We are exhausted, scared, hurt, overwhelmed, heartsore, sick and disillusioned. But in this past year people have helped each other. So many of us are still here thanks to the kindness of others.

Editorial: Whistleblowers need our protection

Those who tell the truth should be cared for by the law, but they aren’t

Editorial: Fix the problem, Cele, Blade

Every single year we have the same conversation about students protesting about registration problems at universities and police brutality. The two ministers are clearly inept

Rural folk need security of tenure too

President Ramaphosa’s speech at the National House of Traditional Leaders outlines a master plan for traditional governance, but it’s crucial this plan protects citizens from abuse

Editorial: Are South Africa’s new names more than a mouthful?

There have been plenty of complaints about Port Elizabeth’s name change to Gqeberha, but citizens should be more active in speaking up during consultation processes

Editorial: Where is the accountability?

We need consequences, otherwise we will continue to get more of the same

Editorial: Does the ANC give a damn about South Africa?

Citizens will continue to pay the price for the ruling party’s internal battles for control

Editorial: Media must hold media to account

There’s a reason those in power seek to limit journalists’ freedoms: our stories shine a light on their wrongdoing. However, we must also speak up when the wrongdoing is inside our own camp

Editorial: Enough. We need the vaccine

South Africans have been waiting too long and it is time for the government to deliver on its vaccine plan

Editorial: Campaigns in the time of Twitter

Just as a “nobody” can spew falsehoods and propaganda on social media, so too can a political leader — only with more dire consequences.

Editorial: 2021 — No choice but be strong

Pharmaceutical companies are yet to register their vaccines with the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority, boding ill for its delivery to the public

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