Zuma's game is coming fast to an end

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If it were up to the broad public, or even the ordinary ANC supporters, President Zuma would leave tomorrow. But as you have probably learnt by now he is no pushover, writes Max du Preez.

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Judicial overreach and desperate citizens: What is to be done?

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It is only an active citizenry that will ultimately provide the safeguards we need to protect our democracy. We can no longer afford to vote once every few years and just leave the country to the politicians, writes Mike Roussos.

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Victim shaming in SA deserves junk status

Guest Column 448 views

We should teach girls and women that their self-worth is not tied to being someone’s object of affection and to take charge of their lives and have full agency to make decisions, writes Thabang Pooe.

Ralph Mathekga

Zuma was never going anywhere

Ralph Mathekga 43 comments | 21016 views

The ANC is in paralysis and has no recourse against President Zuma, who is becoming even more daring in his projects to secure maximum benefit for his family and their Gupta friends, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Mondli Makhanya

You know what you did, JZ

Mondli Makhanya 16637 views

Zuma’s presidency of the constitutional state serves only to enable him and his power elite to run and milk the parallel state, which spans the entire government infrastructure. The challenge is to do so before it totally swallows the constitutional state, writes Mondli Makhanya.

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EDITORIAL: ANC is not hearing the message

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After the ANC’s disastrous showing in last year’s municipal elections, the party’s national executive ­committee (NEC) said: “We acknowledge and accept the message [delivered by the people].”.

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Confessions of an entrepreneur

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Alpesh Patel made his first million at 24. Then he lost it all. Now, a new self-published book by the Ugandan-born, South Africa-based businessman tells his story and offers advice to those who dream of start-ups, write Michelle Bao and Jacquie Guillen.

 

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To Breathe into Another Voice: A South African Anthology of Jazz Poetry edited by Myesha Jenkins.

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The Great Displacement

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In his crusade as a compulsive liar, Molefe doesn’t think that he will ultimately be caught, writes China Dodovu.

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How SA is being stolen

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A symbiotic relationship between the constitutionalstate and the shadow state has been built and consolidated in SA’s political Ponzi scheme.

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The acid test of freedom

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Millennials know that our democracy is in peril. We must do everything in our power to ensure they get the freedoms we fought for, writes Thuli Madonsela.

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The most recent developments in the ongoing war between the police and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) raise fascinating legal questions about the limits of the each's powers, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

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Gender-based violence in SA: what’s missing and how to fix it

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Bad reporting normalises violence against women and produces narratives that don’t help society identify the right interventions for dealing with the problem, writes Amanda Gouws.

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Struggle stalwarts' open letter to the ANC NEC - read in full

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The ANC, dear comrades, is falling apart as you meet and the country, supporters and members of the ANC are looking for leadership that must and should take us out of this nightmare, writes struggle stalwart Wally Serote.

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If you are one of a small subset of high-potential leaders, you need to take charge of your personal growth and develop five critical skills, says Ian Mann.

 
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Death penalty is no answer to women abuse

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In trying to address the huge problem of gender-based violence, let us not hide behind the death penalty. It diverts attention away from the more complex question of what needs to be done, writes Zonke Majodina.

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Super fights Cyril as IFP steals Nquthu

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The IFP cats in Nquthu stole a move from the ANC’s 1994 playbook kept quiet, took the food parcels, the new toilets, the new roads, the water that suddenly started flowing last month and the yellow T-shirts, then voted for the IFP. Gangster, if you ask me, writes Paddy Harper.

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Parliament spring comes early, again

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In this Parliament spring, ANC MPs are finding their voices as they question Cabinet ministers, party deployees to departments and others, but much of it appears to be informed by ANC factions, writes Andisiwe Mankinana.

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Does Duduzane Zuma know what he's doing?

Mpumelelo Mkhabela 36 comments | 17153 views

One cannot help but wonder whether Duduzane Zuma has an idea of how it will all end for him when his father's shadowy state finally crumbles, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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Faith Muthambi responds to News24 article

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Allegations that Faith Muthambi wasted no time in building an empire in her new office as minister of public services and administration could not be further from the truth.

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Africa is poor, but we can try to help its people. It's a simple statement, repeated through a thousand images, newspaper stories and charity appeals each year, so that it takes on the weight of truth, writes Nick Dearden.

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