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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

Feed our kids with dignity

13 July 2014 15:00

I have been a black consciousness political activist for more than 20 years. Had it not been for your antiblack and racist advert, our paths would have probably never crossed.

Death shames us all

13 July 2014 15:00

Seeing the brutalised face of Mohamed Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian boy kidnapped and murdered by Jewish extremists, gave me a painful emotional shock.

Lost in translation

6 July 2014 15:00

I do not want to go into the merits of the review and say who said what and did not say what, but I wish writer Charles Cilliers could have handled it in a more sensitive manner.

Whitewashing the blame

29 June 2014 15:00

It is outrageous of Mondli Makhanya to accuse whites of carrying on with lives as normal and not feeling the need to assist in redress.

God is not the law

15 June 2014 15:00

Mondli Makhanya’s column (“A meeting of church and state”, City Press, June 8 2014) makes a weak case in defending Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Angie Motshekga: We’re not the worst. Here’s why

10 June 2014 12:00

Once again, the Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) has caused a stir. Regarding the educational quality indicators, it is important to bear in mind that the WEF does not use a standardised testing system in producing its report.

No  slavery in scripture

8 June 2014 15:00

Referring to Percy Mabandu’s article titled “What’s the Bible doing at the inauguration” (City Press, June 1 2014), the issue of slavery is mentioned as one of the discrediting factors to this book.

Nicely done on Nhlanhla Nene

1 June 2014 15:00

One may be splitting hairs here, but to say Nhlanhla Nene is the first African to be appointed as finance minister in South Africa since the dawn of democracy, cannot, strictly speaking, be correct.

Sex workers need you, Mr Zuma

25 May 2014 15:00

We write to you, President Jacob Zuma, with great concern for the wellbeing of all sex workers in South Africa.

Mr President, as you start your second term …

25 May 2014 15:00

Two weeks before South Africans voted in the 2014 general elections, Jaconia Rahube recounted the story of how his brother Osia died at the hands of the police during the Madibeng municipality water crisis.


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We cannot allow our nation to be run by thugs.
Daludumo Mtirara, spokesperson for the AbaThembu royal family, on why King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo should be removed