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Better off riding in wheelbarrow to hospital than waiting for ambulance

In some parts of the Eastern Cape, where sickly elderly people have never seen an ambulance in their lives, you may be better off riding in a wheelbarrow to hospital.
October 4, 2015

Frank Chikane warns of ANC’s demise

Veteran ANC leader Reverend Frank Chikane has warned the ANC that it has reached a point of no return, and faces the real possibility of losing elections unless it owns up to its problems.
October 4, 2015

Apartheid was legalised corruption

South African public discourse is rightly preoccupied with corruption, particularly this week after the anti-corruption marches in Joburg and Cape Town.
October 4, 2015

Denel exhausts cash reserves, can’t pay suppliers

State-owned arms manufacturer Denel, until recently the poster child for well-run state companies, can’t pay its suppliers after apparently exhausting its cash reserves on an ill-advised acquisition.

September 27 2015