Cracks in the dam

Simon Williamson 25 comments | 4092 views

Benjamin Netanyahu broke something unbreakable, says Simon Williamson.

Max du Preez

South Africa not a failed state

Max du Preez 157 comments | 18495 views

The terms failed state, banana republic and “becoming Zimbabwe” are being used freely nowadays to describe South Africa. This is uninformed nonsense, says Max du Preez.

Andreas Späth

Eskom: killing us softly

Andreas Späth 4 comments | 2250 views

Some of South Africa’s dirtiest companies don’t seem to feel the need to comply with the country’s air pollution regulations and now government has given them the right to continue to poison the air we breathe, says Andreas Wilson-Späth.

David Moseley

Don’t race towards the end

David Moseley 6 comments | 1094 views

If you can slow your life down, says David Moseley, you’ll have more time to enjoy the things that matter.

Georgina Guedes

So is my income tax going up or down?

Georgina Guedes 10 comments | 4609 views

After two days of looking at budget tables and tax brackets, Georgina Guedes is ready to let you know what’s in it for you…

Ferial Haffajee

A shot at ANC deputy president for unhappy Dlamini-Zuma?

Ferial Haffajee 91 comments | 18812 views

For months rumours have circulated about why AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma may not seek a second term. Now the SA spy cables may help explain why, writes Ferial Haffajee.

Ferial Haffajee

Inside the Spy Cables: Why SA's security leaks matter

Ferial Haffajee 38 comments | 10401 views

I have felt like a kid in a candy store this week: A journalist swimming through stacks of documents marked “Top Secret”, writes Ferial Haffajee.


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Jean Barker

Rebels can’t be radicalised

Jean Barker 2 comments | 611 views

Try to imagine a disobedient jihadi. You can’t, can you, says Jean Barker.

Allister Sparks

ANC needs to find its own FW de Klerk

Allister Sparks 143 comments | 16531 views

The ANC has stumbled into a mess because Jacob Zuma dragged it into the quicksand of corruption right at the beginning of his tenure, says Allister Sparks.

Georgina Guedes

Stop calling children “suicide bombers”

Georgina Guedes 36 comments | 2603 views

Almost every week we hear that children are being used to detonate bombs. Let’s just be perfectly clear that a coerced child is not committing suicide, says Georgina Guedes.

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