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Editorial: The ANC buys itself (more) time

There is a truth in politics: this crisis will pass, and people will be distracted by the next one. Just survive this moment, and you will escape accountability

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: 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

Editorial: Democrats must unite

The best chance for Democrats to beat Trump is by taking an opposite approach to his insular and isolated one

Editorial: Promises are on tap, but not water

Promises of hope and a better tomorrow await South Africa. Yet they continue to come to naught

Editorial: Trust government to put politics first

Once again, political expediency has trumped principled action

Editorial: Capture virus hits again

State Security Agency still cannot produce the security clearance certificate required for the incumbent, Baptiste Dungu, to occupy the top post at the Onderstepoort Biological Products

Editorial: On media transparency

"We believe that M&G readers and staff have a right to know who owns this newspaper and how it is funded"

Editorial: We need a better party as ANC does birthday rerun

"The ANC’s long history and continued survival is something to marvel at. But celebrating the mere fact of survival is really not enough"

EDITORIAL: Nigerian law is the criminal, not gay people

Social mores and prejudices forged in Lagos are echoed in the intimate spaces of people all over the continent

EDITORIAL: ConCourt finds patriarchy guilty

The main judgment of acting judge Rammaka Mathopo starkly exposes the irrationality, rooted in patriarchy

Coal is destroying South Africa. Renewables are the future        

Why are we dithering when independent power producers hold the answer? Ideology, it seems

Editorial: Press won’t be bowled out

Cricket South Africa's lack of transparency is its biggest problem

Editorial: Jozi deserves a better mayor

Geoff Makhubo is clearly not only tarnished, but also divisive, which raises serious questions about why the ANC leadership wants him to run the city

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