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On the road to nowhere

14 September 2014 15:00

The decision by the Northern Cape education department to close down schools in Kuruman for the rest of the year is a tragic and regrettable one.

SA through Nat Nakasa’s eyes

14 September 2014 15:00

South Africa has spent the past month bringing Drum writer and son of the soil Nat Nakasa home from the New York cemetery he was buried.

Bored. Or boards

7 September 2014 15:00

The collapse of African Bank and the tragedy we have come to call by the shorthand of Marikana highlight the role of corporate boards of directors, both executive and nonexecutive.

Our courts do us justice

7 September 2014 15:00

When our courts rule, as they did this week, to allow the DA access to the “spy tapes” – which will allow them to analyse if there is a basis to review the decision to withdraw the charges against President Jacob Zuma – what we are actually seeing are politicians standing outside court buildings to celebrate our democracy.

How long can this go on?

31 August 2014 15:00

When the ANC won the elections in May with a reduced majority in Gauteng and a lower voter turnout, the party said the next administration would be about putting its shoulder to the wheel.

Dark shadow cast over integrity of IEC

31 August 2014 15:00

The admission by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in court papers that illegal voters had cast their votes in the highly contested by-elections in Tlokwe, North West, last year is a cause for concern.

Actors matter more than mine workers

24 August 2014 15:00

Earlier this year, South Africa experienced its longest mining strike when miners downed tools for five months. Government ministers mostly stayed away from the dispute because it was a labour matter between employer and employee.


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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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I’m thinking of going to the missing-person’s task team to help me exhume my arm.
Kebby Maphatsoe, chairperson of the Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) Military Veterans Association, joking about his missing right arm