Self-rule always delivers the best results

Clem Sunter 2689 views

Self-rule, as opposed to colonialism, has according to history always been the most likely state in which a nation would achieve success, writes Clem Sunter.

Arthur Christopher

Zille's disciplinary will be a watershed moment for the DA

Arthur Christopher 7516 views

The DA must choose between future electoral growth and Helen Zille. A half-hearted response will play directly into the hands of the party’s opposition and undermine its political future, writes Arthur Christopher.

Mark Keohane

Why SA can't have 6 Super Rugby teams

Mark Keohane 9082 views

Mark Keohane explains why South African rugby can't afford to have six teams participating in Super Rugby.

Melanie Verwoerd

Why Bathabile Dlamini should pay

Melanie Verwoerd 9293 views

If ministers or state officials had to pay certain legal costs personally, unnecessary litigation would stop and they would be far more diligent in performing their duties, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

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MONDLI ZONDO: Questions for Helen Zille

Guest Column 11177 views

Helen Zille believes we could learn a great deal from Singapore on how to handle the legacies of the colonial era. Her argument leaves us with more questions than answers, writes Mondli Zondo.

Max du Preez

Helen Zille's only option is to resign

Max du Preez 37409 views

It was an astonishing judgement error on Zille’s part to think something as sensitive and complex as colonialism could be discussed sensibly on a medium like Twitter, writes Max du Preez.

Alet Janse van Rensburg

When reason leaves the building

Alet Janse van Rensburg 2604 views

The cancellation of this weekend's higher education stakeholder convention was a lost opportunity and the chaos the erupted may well be the start of more violence, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.


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The more time lapses from the dawn of democracy in our beloved country the more important it has become to guard it jealously with the bittersweet reminder that our freedom was not free, writes Duduetsang Mokoela.

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The reality of state failure is setting in

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Of all the three arms of government only the judiciary seems to be functioning. Even worse is that Parliament and the executive are ganging up to perpetuate the collapse of the rule of law, writes Ralph Mathekga.

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