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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.

Order, yes … but private guards a step too far

25 January 2015 15:00

It is a sign of the times when Parliament discusses employing burly security personnel to keep an eye on rowdy MPs in the National Assembly and eject those who refuse to comply with the rulings of the Speaker.


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Fifty shades of vanilla gets the tongues, erm, wagging

So, let’s talk about Fifty Shades of Grey. Last weekend the movie raked in more than R2.7 billion; for those numerically disinclined (like me) that’s roughly two metric f**k-tons or many, many Nkandlas.

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Issues left unresolved in Malamulele

The municipal chaos in Malamulele is gaining momentum in many ways after the area was denied its own municipality by the Municipal Demarcation Board a few weeks ago.

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The party has a choice. Not me. I’ve said I don’t choose my successor.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on his successor