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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?

Charity kills the spirit

17 August 2014 15:00

Charity is a step back in alleviating poverty. At the recent economic summit held in the US, President Barack Obama stressed the need to increase funding to Africa.

Lobola is outdated

10 August 2014 15:00

I totally understand why men used to pay for women in the past. Historically, the majority of women had no financial power and men had to support them.

Nkandla: Taking the fall

27 July 2014 15:00

Readers react cynically to the news that Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi is cracking the whip over Nkandla spending

Insults are no debate

The lively exchanges in this new term of Parliament have been welcomed for breathing life into what used to be a flat and sleepy House.

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In & Out: The doggie in the window that captured our hearts

When AB de Villiers walks on to SuperSport Park Centurion on December 17 for the first test in the upcoming series against the West Indies, it will be 10 years to the day since he made his test debut for the Proteas.

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Heels over Head: Disneyland for democracy

Carien du Plessis had a few precious hours of free time during the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, and, after a few Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, took a run through DC’s Disneyland for democracy.

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We cannot be funders of the beautiful roads in Gauteng when our roads are dongas.
Free State transport MEC Butana Komphela on why other provinces rejected a proposal to replace e-tolls with a fuel levy