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A year ago, then finance minister Nhlanhla Nene was removed from office. One year on, Ferial Haffajee looks at the four days that nearly crippled the country and how South Africans fought back

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Mondli Makhanya: Where do we go from here?

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Under normal circumstance the Gupta-owned New Age is valuable for protecting casual job-seekers from hard and dusty pavements as they sit waiting for the odd bakkie to come and pick them up for a day’s work.

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Removing Mbete should be our first priority

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If senior ANC leaders were serious about forcing Zuma out of power, they would start with the low-hanging fruit: Speaker of the House, Baleka Mbete, who has thoroughly discredited the Parliament, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

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Can we be friends across racial boundaries?

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Can South Africans really be friends across racial boundaries, and, more importantly, is it necessary that we are, asks Sisonke Msimang.

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Dear Max: most South Africans don't hate each other

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Research shows there resides within the great majority of South Africans a vast well of common decency and mutual respect across the colour line. We should have faith in that, writes Frans Cronje.

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A quick update on HIV: Are we winning the fight?

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Much has been done to reduce HIV infections. Are we any closer to reaching a tipping point, asks Ramneek Ahluwalia.

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The ANC thinks you are stupid

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The endgame for President Jacob Zuma has begun, but not if you listen to Gwede Mantashe's pathetic spin, writes Adriaan Basson.


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Sipho Pityana has not stood up against any injustices in the past 22 years. Why should we trust in his leadership now, asks Yonela Diko.

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How protecting Zuma is costing the ANC

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Deepening internal squabbles, the debilitating race for leadership, an economy suffering under policy paralysis and the growth of opposition parties is eating away at the core of the ANC. Will the party survive Jacob Zuma, asks Daniel Silke.

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Why we cannot stop talking about race

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With our history and the terrible pain inflicted on our fellow citizens by our ancestors, we absolutely have to keep talking about race, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

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