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What’s more shocking than the sheer number of industrial chemicals we’re in contact with on a daily basis is how very little we know about their potential effects on our bodies and health, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

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Ferial Haffajee 35 comments | 1691 views

It is the anniversary of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandla report, and nothing and everything has happened in the year of its passage, writes Ferial Haffajee.

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Cyril in the hot seat

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Cyril Ramaphosa has sounded more coherent and presidential in the last week than our current president ever has. Now, the big question is, can we believe him about Eskom, says Georgina Guedes.

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End of the game

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It was the year 1995. The expectations became too big. The first signs of the decimation of wildlife came with the introduction of the shoot and sell policy, says Christiaan Bakkes.

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A harsh winter of discontent lies ahead

Allister Sparks 26 comments | 4159 views

As the days grow shorter we should brace ourselves for the toughest winter since the birth of our democracy, says Allister Sparks.

Max du Preez

Mdluli’s secret files must contain a lot of dirt

Max du Preez 26 comments | 12497 views

If we could understand Richard Mdluli, we'd be able to stop the chaos in the criminal justice system and know a lot more about President Jacob Zuma’s strategies to stay out of jail, says Max du Preez.

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Adam Habib: Wits allows for plurality of perspectives

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Professor Adam Habib responds to a recent open letter by Howard Feldman who wondered if Wits University had lost its way.

 

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