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Bafana Bafana: The pride of the nation

23 November 2014 15:00

There is nothing as sweet as a hard-earned victory. Ask Bafana Bafana. They should be over the moon at qualifying for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.

We are a giving people

23 November 2014 14:01

What do the US and the small, highly contested Asian nation of Myanmar, or Burma, have in common?

ANC loses its moral authority

16 November 2014 15:00

The ANC has lost moral authority. The public, even its voting public, no longer believes the party will do the right thing.

Fat, old and self-interested

9 November 2014 15:00

Does the deep split in Cosatu really matter? It’s time to ask tough questions about the country’s largest labour federation.

Justice for a travesty

9 November 2014 15:00

Twelve lawyers began their final arguments on Wednesday before retired Judge Ian Farlam at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.

Who broke the ANC?

2 November 2014 15:00

Imagine it is June 2024. The ANC has narrowly won the latest election – its victory was cast at just more than 52% of the vote on the lowest voter turnout in 30 years of democracy.

Ebola: Believe it or not, the good news

26 October 2014 15:00

Yes, there is good news on Ebola. Nigeria and Senegal have been declared Ebola-free. This is a reflection of good governance. Nigeria learnt from a previous polio outbreak to lock down a breakout to prevent a pandemic.

Is VIP safety more vital than crime-fighting?

26 October 2014 15:00

In a week in which Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene sent a strong message about belt-tightening, it is outrageous that funds that are sorely needed for detective work are being reallocated to the police’s VIP protection units.

Mark Lamberti’s gesture a drop in the ocean

19 October 2014 15:00

It should be increasingly difficult for South Africa’s top executives to justify their enormous pay packages, given the furore over excessive pay, the country’s high level of unemployment, and the huge disparity between the highest- and lowest-paid employees at companies.

Zuma: We can’t disband youth league again

President Jacob Zuma has strongly defended the ANC’s eleventh hour decision to postpone its youth wing’s elective conference, saying it would otherwise have ended up disbanding the league a second time.

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Police and Marikana’s legacy

November 14, was the last sitting of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry. By the end of March next year, the report of the commission should be submitted to President Jacob Zuma.

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The house that fell apart

The recent behaviour displayed by our parliamentarians is disturbing, with the name-calling, shouting and refusal to obey the rules of the House.

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It certainly is a sweet victory considering all the resources and time that both the NFP and the ANC invested.
IFP national chair Blessed Gwala on winning a ward previously held by the National Freedom Party