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How China could solve its Hong Kong problem

The way university management handled the #FeesMustFall demonstrations offers some lessons for the Beijing administration

The case of Charlie: Who exactly is in the right here?

We can condemn the reckless use of free speech by the cartoonists, but the response of the extremists was not justified, writes Philip Machanick.

There’s a lot SA can do to solve skills crisis

SA is haemorrhaging skills at a rate of 10 times its ability to import skills. This has to be cause for concern, especially as official figures have to be optimistic. Forex regulations encourage permanent emigres to fib - forex allowances for emigration are less generous than for temporary sojourns.

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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