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Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

    The revelations about Bosasa underscore five important truths
    The revelations about Bosasa underscore five important truths
    1. The ANC simply cannot pretend it isn't on trial at the Zondo commission. It is.
    ANC haunted by failure but opposition can’t relax
    ANC haunted by failure but opposition can’t relax
    The ANC’s manifesto has me flipping between a desire to examine each idea in it carefully without regard for the ANC’s record in government and...
    A racism lesson for Mayor Plato
    A racism lesson for Mayor Plato
    The mayor of Cape Town, as is typical of many Democratic Alliance politicians, seems to be clueless about the nature of racism. After a private...
    Take a long, hard look in the mirror
    Take a long, hard look in the mirror
    It is easier to judge others than it is to judge ourselves. Which is why many people were ready to celebrate when actor and comedian Kevin Hart...
    Don’t censor the red berets, describe them
    Don’t censor the red berets, describe them
    There has been a suggestion that the best way to respond to the politics of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is either not to cover them in the...
    Is it rational to vote for one of the big three?
    Is it rational to vote for one of the big three?
    If we held national elections tomorrow, I would be confused as hell about who to vote for. It doesn’t help that this voter’s dilemma is one I...
    A humane court is not a bad court
    A humane court is not a bad court
    Pastor Tim Omotoso’s lawyer, Peter Daubermann, seemingly thinks, wrongly, that his client’s right to a fair trial includes the nonexistent...
    Don't praise Nene for doing the right thing
    Don't praise Nene for doing the right thing
    I wonder whether you are as confused as I am about why former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene had to ask for our forgiveness last week....
    No cinematic escape from Cape Flats life
    No cinematic escape from Cape Flats life
    Mrs Pakkies first heard the word “rape” on the radio, when she was 26 years old, even though she had been raped since she was a four-year-old...
    Use a novel way to understand the other
    Use a novel way to understand the other
    One of the many reasons I love fiction is it forces us to see the world from the perspective of others who are different from ourselves.
    Schools must take the long walk of reform
    Schools must take the long walk of reform
    A brilliant former music teacher at my high school, Graeme College Boys’ High, was hounded out because he publicly criticised the school for not...
    'The Lost Boys' speaks to us all
    'The Lost Boys' speaks to us all
    Mark Minnie was 12 years old in 1972 when he was raped by 17-year-old twins, Bryce and Mickey. They lived in the same neighbourhood.