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Editorial: The faithful too have a duty of care

Despite its liberal and secular Constitution, South Africa is a religious country. It is...

Editorial: Enforce the law lawfully

"Until the law itself makes it nigh impossible for tragedies like Tatane, Marikana and Khosa to occur without real consequence, our fractured relationship with authority will persist."

Editorial: Let’s inspire the world … again

South Africa was the first to welcome the World Cup to our beautiful continent. In these troubled Covid-19 times it’s worth reminding ourselves of that achievement.

Editorial: The hard truths of lockdown

"Each day of this lockdown highlights our broken, and uneven society. What we cannot do is retreat into our silos and see the world solely from our view of it. "

Journalism also facing a pandemic

"When the threats are not physical, they are economic. The pandemic has already had a devastating impact on the media landscape as advertising revenues have plunged."

Editorial: Government must just do better

The World Health Organisation continues to praise South Africa’s public-health response to the pandemic. That praise, however, will be long forgotten if we are not able to meet all our other challenges with the same alacrity

Editorial: Words of care, brutal actions

The enforcement of the lockdown has seen authorities inflict brutal actions on citizens

Editorial: Shame on you, Stella!

Politically, it would also help this country if our president were able to act more decisively against ministers who show little regard for the law

Test yourself against our cryptic crossword

The cryptic crossword is one of the most popular sections of the newspaper, and from now on we'll also be publishing it online

Editorial: Reporting on legal tensions

Even in the best of times, there is an inherent tension between the three arms of state

Editorial: Decisive leadership in Covid-19

Last week the Brazilian health minister warned that the country’s public health system was...

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Editorial: Something beautiful in the disaster

Before us is an opportunity to make sure we come together to ensure the government fixes what urgently needs to be mended.

Editorial: Coronavirus – These are unusual times

South Africa had kept Covid-19 from entering the country for a long time. But in recent days, the number of confirmed cases has increased

Editorial: Dropping celebs isn’t enough

There are not often consequences for men who are reported to have sexually abused women. But maybe, just maybe things are changing for the better.

Editorial: Families of victims need more

It’s not up to us to feel offended when a politician visits the family of a victim of crime. These victims,...

Editorial: Dealing with the sins of yesteryear

Life moves at a heady pace in South Africa and with it the march of history. In dealing with the sins of yesterday we must realise that we have to also deal with the sins of yesteryear

Will Cyril’s Sona promises ever be fulfilled?

Four Sonas on, he is still to enforce his will upon the governing party and the state

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