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Word of advice: Dig deeper

19 October 2014 15:00

I was quite astonished to read your article “Arms deal critic wilts under scrutiny” (City Press, October 12 2014), which you immediately contradicted by saying that I stood my ground.

Nkandla hearings

12 October 2014 15:00

Readers responded overwhelmingly that the hearings into the security upgrades at President Zuma’s Nkandla home should be open to the media and it’s in the public interest to know what happened.

Sadtu is mediocre

12 October 2014 15:00

During its national congress at the weekend, teacher union Sadtu rejected progressive and much-needed steps aimed at addressing challenges and shortcomings in our education system.

Defending Jacob Zuma at all costs

5 October 2014 15:00

I have watched the deliberations of the ad hoc committee considering the recommendations contained in the Public Protector’s Nkandla report with amazement, shock and awe.

Restore dignity to our parliamentary process

21 September 2014 15:00

The chaos we see in Parliament is unprecedented and never in the sitting of the National Assembly have we had such non-intellectual debate as we have seen since the start of Jacob Zuma’s presidency.

Thuli Madonsela is our No. 1

14 September 2014 15:00

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.

Equal education is a basic right

7 September 2014 15:01

There must be no segregation in education. All children must receive free primary and secondary education from the state.

To the point

7 September 2014 15:00

As usual, your newspaper alone got the point: “Point. Seven. Percent” (City Press, August 31 2014).

Jacob Zuma’s Umshini Wami on pause

7 September 2014 15:00

I now understand why President Jacob Zuma looks frail in his second term of office. The man looks exhausted and unable to sing Umshini Wami. His legal woes don’t help.

We want our Generations

24 August 2014 15:00

The actors and actresses of Generations, who are currently on strike, had their contracts terminated by the SABC. The big question is: how much does the show make?

Mark Lamberti’s gesture a drop in the ocean

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.

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Friends & Friction: Stop being your own worst critic

The first step to success is to stop being your own worst critic. Self-judgement is nothing but self-mutilation of the soul. If you criticise yourself, you are cutting off the “limbs” your inner self needs to climb to the next level.

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We encourage the families to take comfort from the knowledge that the greater part of the preparatory work has already been done.
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on the repatriation of the victims of the Lagos building collapse