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When paranoia replaces intelligence

8 March 2015 15:00

South Africa is easily spooked by bogus intelligence reports. It is easy to lose count of the number of so-called intelligence reports that have been used in factional wars throughout our democratic era.

Get real about fakes

8 March 2015 15:00

This week, government added its voice to those condemning the increase in the use of fake qualifications by South Africans to advance their careers – sometimes unnecessarily so.

Beyond the call of duty

1 March 2015 15:00

The idea of a hero or heroine wearing a silly costume, cape billowing behind him or her, belongs in comic books and big-budget Hollywood movies.

Here’s the good news

22 February 2015 15:00

South Africa ended a fragile week in better shape, highlighting its democratic resilience. That is a good sign.

We need more service, not consultants

22 February 2015 15:00

How many consultants does it take to screw in a light bulb? Several billions’ worth if our government is doing the hiring, it would seem.

We can’t allow a police state

15 February 2015 15:00

On Thursday night, after unprecedented chaos and violence at the opening of Parliament, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe told South Africans through the media that this was a constitutional country and not a police state.

Somalis keep it simple

1 February 2015 15:00

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu came under fire this week for saying Somali traders cannot expect to coexist peacefully with local business owners unless they share their trade secrets with them.

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We have done nothing wrong by campaigning against corrupt politics.
EFF members from the regional structures of the Northern Cape, allegedly aligning themselves with four suspended MPs