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Eusebius McKaiser

Eusebius McKaiser

    Gupta citizenship tale full of holes
    Gupta citizenship tale full of holes
    The news cycle is so hectic at present that, if you blink, you may miss the latest piece of the jigsaw to fall into the public space. There is,...
    Why the public protector is dangerously wrong
    Why the public protector is dangerously wrong
    The proposal of the public protector, advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, that the Constitution should be amended to change the role of the South African...
    Let’s up our political expectations
    Let’s up our political expectations
    It is important that we do not set our sights too low as a country. We had enormous potential when we chose a democratic path in 1994 and have had...
    Zuma fears having his day in court
    Zuma fears having his day in court
    Is it not puzzling that an innocent man would try for many years to prevent being proven not guilty? President Jacob Zuma’s continued desperation...
    Beware the slide into a police state
    Beware the slide into a police state
    Police states do not announce themselves like melodramatic thunder and lightning after a hot summer’s day on the Highveld. Police states creep up...
    Monty Python's Life of Molefe
    Monty Python's Life of Molefe
    Earlier this week someone advised me to consider a career in comedy if I should ever tire of my various jobs. Sadly, I’m no comedic talent. They...
    Stop victim-blaming. It’s perverse
    Stop victim-blaming. It’s perverse
    "There is no such thing as a safe space in this country if you’re black and a woman and lesbian. You’re a walking coffin,” said a young...
    Ignore Malikane, focus on Guptas
    Ignore Malikane, focus on Guptas
    Professor Chris Malikane is a distraction. He may be Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s adviser but has almost no influence on state policy. The...
    Zuma has nowhere left to hide
    Zuma has nowhere left to hide
    It is absolutely mind-boggling that President Jacob Zuma refuses to come to terms with reality. For a while now he has abused the race card to...
    Don’t blame poverty on the poor
    Don’t blame poverty on the poor
    It is very difficult to face up to the role that luck plays in our lives. Luck is not something you have control over. Luck just happens to...
    It’s radical economic gibberish
    It’s radical economic gibberish
    There is no such thing as “radical economic transformation”. This meaningless phrase is now almost as much a part of our South African lexicon...
    ConCourt should find for the UDM
    ConCourt should find for the UDM
    I hope the Constitutional Court will hear the United Democratic Movement’s (UDM) case about whether the speaker of Parliament has, at the very...