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Maimane proposes early DA elections
Maimane proposes early DA elections
Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has put the option of an early elective conference on the table as increasing challenges to his leadership...
DA’s majority looks safe in the Western Cape’ — IRR
DA’s majority looks safe in the Western Cape’ — IRR
Support for the Democratic Alliance (DA) has “increased dramatically” over the course of the past week in the Western Cape, particularly...
Merging with an apartheid-era party has been the DA’s undoing
Merging with an apartheid-era party has been the DA’s undoing
The Democratic Alliance’s decision in 2000 to merge with the New National Party (NNP) is coming back to bite it in the rear end. And the heart....
Gauteng: Too close to call for ANC
Gauteng: Too close to call for ANC
A party divided, disappointed voters, ‘clever blacks’ and flawed polls; everything is in play in the prized province ahead of the May 8...
IRR poll shows national loss for the ANC
IRR poll shows national loss for the ANC
The latest poll by the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) indicates that the ANC’s national majority hangs in...
Elections: ANC factions are its biggest opponent
Elections: ANC factions are its biggest opponent
There are so many moving parts to the 2019 elections, creating so much uncertainty, that they promise to be fascinating. They bring both risks and...
​Slime and other matters of importance to South Africans
​Slime and other matters of importance to South Africans
As I write this, South Africa is in a febrile state. A court has ordered that the public protector report into state capture must be released in a...
Youth hold key to beating poverty
Youth hold key to beating poverty
Nelson Mandela described poverty and inequality as terrible curses of our time: “Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of...
Gauteng high earners are leaders in consumer debt
Gauteng high earners are leaders in consumer debt
The survey was done by the Institute of Race Relations.
Editorial: Don't short-change the poor
Editorial: Don't short-change the poor
South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) chief executive Virginia Petersen breathed a visible sigh of relief on Tuesday morning as North Gauteng...
South Africa's graveyard generation mourns
South Africa's graveyard generation mourns
It is Saturday in Soweto and the Aids-ridden township is geared up for its foremost weekend activity: funerals.