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Editorial: Party funding reform overdue

Mathews Phosa, the man likely to lose control of the ANC's purse strings come Mangaung, is now one of the proponents of party funding reform.

Editorial: Underperformers, take a hike!

There seems to be scant will to rectify mistakes or to hold accountable those responsible for a litany of financial transgressions in municipalities.

Small fry for big fisheries

Fishing group Oceana admitted guilt to the Competition Commission for a long list of price-fixing and agreed to pay a fine of nearly R35-million.

Gay rights – proud, but vigilant

It is cause for real concern when the National House of Traditional Leaders proposes that protection of gay rights be removed from the Constitution.

Paranoid have taken over asylum

The security establishment in South Africa has turned into a circus, with news breaking each week about serious evidence of wrongdoing.

Cut the bloat and trim the force

The South African National Defence Force has been in a mess for some time, with discipline levels low and the kit outdated, among other issues.

End this epidemic of violent abuse

In terms of budget allocations and intent, the government has tried to correct the problems in urban communities but is failing via performance.

Zimbabwe’s politics of morbidity

News of Robert Mugabe's demise might not be the best thing for Zimbabwe, as it might lead to more repression.

Absurd farce plays out at the SABC

There seems to be no end to the disputes at the SABC, especially over editorial independence as chief executive and head of news clash yet again.

Citizens become overburdened

Prices hikes for everything have put the poor and middle class under strain and they are going to have to make some adjustments.

Hlophe: JSC must re-establish trust

The ConCourt faced a difficult job when it was asked to consider whether Cape Judge President John Hlophe should get leave to appeal a court ruling.

SA’s sovereignty: name your price?

The department of international relations and cooperations says government can't be bought but recent reports have contradicted this statement.

The irrefutable case to publish

Today we have quoted extensively from, and published in full on our website, a secret crime intelligence report about the abuse of police funds.

Zuma is playing a dangerous game

President Jacob Zuma's urge to curtail the courts' powers could have disastrous consequences

Put grants tender on ice

The South African Social Security Agency risks not fulfilling its mandate by getting caught up in the messy business that it is "tenders".

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