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Half the sky but less of everything else

18 September 2014 13:45

Women hold up half the sky. But 20 years ago, there was hardly anywhere for them to pee in our Parliament. Since then, more women have entered those chambers as politicians rather than merely their wives (for whom the few toilets in the parliamentary precinct were meant before 1994).

No place for whites, really?

17 September 2014 6:45

First up, we must move from the starting point that South Africa is a country of laws. It is a constitutional democracy in which the republic’s supreme law must always reign above all else – a society in which the Constitutional Court stands guardian over the nations laws, norms and practices.

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14 September 2014 15:00

Suffer the black capitalists

12 September 2014 18:45

A window of soapie opportunity

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Thuli Madonsela is our No. 1

I heard with shock when insults were elevated to another level by Kebby Maphatsoe, a leader of government who audaciously called Public Protector Thuli Madonsela a CIA spy and accused her of undermining the ANC.

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In their chaotic conduct they are undermining and disrespecting the South African electorate.
ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa on the Economic Freedom Fighters’ behaviour in Parliament