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Paul Kariuki

Flailing coalitions are failing democracy in SA

Battles between the parties affect their ability to deliver promises to the electorate

Law and order essential to democracy

We cannot as citizens remain silent while opportunistic looting, accompanied by violence, continues and our fellow Africans continue to be humiliated

Citizens and civil society must fight to protect our democracy

Holding corrupt public and private officials to account is vital for our country’s wellbeing

Urgent measures needed to address the poor state of municipalities

Local government officials must work together with citizens to ensure communities participate in decision-making that affects them

Push towards living the South African dream

The nation must be delivered from its captors and every citizen has a role to play this Freedom Day

All our rights should be for all our people

Combating corruption, implementing court orders and holding the state accountable are critical for ensuring human rights for all

Budget 2019: Citizens and civil society cannot afford to relax

With a shortfall in revenue collection, where will the state get much-needed cash?

Civil society in 2019 — the year of redemption and renewal

Citizens must exercise their right to vote to ensure responsible governance

Grassroots democracy begins with open ward committees

Citizens must be given the opportunity to influence the municipal decisions that affect them

State failure hurts tax collection

For law-abiding citizens, paying taxes is a moral obligation that cannot be negated, irrespective of the levels of disillusionment with the government

Municipal reports need to be public-friendly

Citizens want to know how government, at all levels, is spending their money

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