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Ferial Haffajee

Ferial Haffajee

    Rosatom: The small office with an apparently big influence in RSA's looming nuke deal
    Rosatom: The small office with an apparently big influence in RSA's looming nuke deal
    For the role it occupies in the popular nuclear South African imagination, the first thing I notice is that the
    DA posters: progressive or naïve?
    DA posters: progressive or naïve?
    The Democratic Alliance (DA) women-only election posters are dotted around the country in preparation for the local government elections May 18. Is...
    A step backwards
    A step backwards
    Helen Zille and Ferial Haffajee debate the Western Cape premier's men-only cabinet. Also read Nothing wrong with this picture...
    How Snuki sank the SABC
    How Snuki sank the SABC
    The SABC is out of cash and is sitting on a deficit of almost R800-million, the Mail & Guardian has confirmed.
    State of the state -- the voters have spoken
    State of the state -- the voters have spoken
    Business may have been prodded from the policy-making centre to its margins, but the Dinokeng Scenarios are a high-profile effort by the private...
    The face of patronage
    The face of patronage
    Brian Hlongwa is the face of patronage in the 21st century. He is the subject of serious allegations of corruption. If president-designate Jacob...
    Growing pains in the colourful country
    Growing pains in the colourful country
    As I've grown older, my enchantment with foreign correspondents has dimmed. When I was a young journalist I wanted to be one, complete with flak...
    Political shifts threaten BEE
    Political shifts threaten BEE
    BEE has crossed the floor. Consider the evidence: the key symbols of the state's empowerment drive have quit the ANC to join the Congress of the...
    Ironically conservative
    Ironically conservative
    My feminism was not learned from the tomes and leaders of the West, as much as I appreciate the foundations they set.
    Where will SA be in 2025?
    Where will SA be in 2025?
    Possibly one of the finest public documents yet published, the 2025 Scenarios paint three states of our nation in 16 years. The first is a...
    'We had one of those'
    'We had one of those'
    Like many, I was no less elated and charmed by the inauguration of Barack Obama than by that of our founding president Nelson Mandela 16 years ago....
    Of shooting and falling stars
    Of shooting and falling stars
    An extraordinary public document published earlier this year rated the state's progress in 15 years of democracy. Towards a 15 Year Review...