ANC election: it's a numbers game

2017-01-18 08:06

The ANC's election processes are unique in many ways. What would happen if we were to hold the leadership race today – based on the Mangaung figures, asks Melanie Verwoerd.

Boks: No excuses for Coetzee in 2017

2017-01-18 10:42

Despite a torrid 2016, indications are that Allister Coetzee will keep his job as Springbok coach. Herman Mostert is hoping for a reversal in fortunes.

VOICES: Trump inauguration dispels myth of US liberalism

2017-01-18 12:31

As Trump gets his hands on the nuclear codes, it is best to hope that he shows more restraint than he does with his Twitter rages and responds adequately to the words of Joe Biden: “Just grow up,” writes Duncan Alfreds.

VOICES: How to pretend to be a real runner when just getting started

2017-01-18 12:17

All runners speak a certain language and if you don’t speak running, it means you can’t run, writes Howard Feldman.

South Africa has a duty to help save South Sudan

2017-01-17 12:59

Having failed Rwanda in 1994, it is South Africa's duty to help resolve the crisis in Sudan, writes Yonela Diko.

Media should be wary of ANC propaganda war

2017-01-17 08:23

If there were ever a time since 1994 when it was crucial for the South African media to do their job properly, professionally and ethically, it would be now, writes Max du Preez.


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VOICES: License fees for cyclists a must

2017-01-18 12:23

If cyclists want a say and be afforded the same rights as road users, they should also get trained and tested by licensing authorities. Failing that, motorists shouldn’t be charged when cyclists get run over, writes Neil Holtshausen.

What if the taps run dry?

2017-01-17 14:19

We obsessively follow news about the good guys and bad guys belonging to the human species, but we seldom think of Mother Nature until after a catastrophe has happened, writes Clem Sunter.

Ford Kuga recall: What’s gone wrong and who is to blame?

2017-01-17 09:32

'If Ford knew of its Kuga issue, its inaction is perverse corporate negligence. Or worse: willful ignorance,' writes Wheels24 columnist Lance Branquinho.

Study proves that women take longer to cheat than men

2017-01-17 11:10

A new survey has revealed that South African wives are likely to cheat on their husbands less than 10 years after being married.

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Study proves that women take longer to cheat than men

2017-01-17 11:10

A new survey has revealed that South African wives are likely to cheat on their husbands less than 10 years after being married.

Prepare for a year of succession talks

2017-01-16 06:01

Barely in the third week of 2017 South Africa is hearing the names of candidates to replace Zuma as ANC president. It’s going to be a long 11 months until the party’s elective conference in December, writes Daniel Silke.

CSA's biggest challenge in 2017

2017-01-16 13:35

Cricket South Africa's biggest challenge in 2017 is the successful launch of a brand new T20 product, writes Lloyd Burnard.

VOICES: How to handle salary negotiations

2017-01-16 15:11

Every interview process allows you a small window for negotiating your salary, where you can literally change your lifestyle for many years to come. Here's how to handle it, writes Jesse Green.

VOICES: Last chance to apply for matric rewrites, NSFAS funding

2017-01-16 10:15

Are you still thinking about applying for your matric rewrites? Or thinking about applying for NSFAS funding for your studies? The deadlines for both are this week, writes Jan Badenhorst.

We are on the highway to 2019

2017-01-15 06:02

It was a privilege to be an insomniac on Wednesday morning. If you were one of us at 4am that day, you would have witnessed Barack Obama delivering his final address to the American nation.

The Absa report is a political game changer

2017-01-16 08:44

The public protector's report on Absa adds a different flavour to the idea of state capture by implying our private sector might not be as clean as we thought, writes Ralph Mathekga.

VOICES: A doctor's approach to difficult people

2017-01-16 15:23

If you work with people daily, you probably have an idea of who or what makes people difficult to interact with, writes Tendani Matoro.

VOICES: Kenny Motsamai's return to politics

2017-01-16 09:24

Kenny Motsamai, one of the principal commanders of Apla, was released from prison last week after he was locked up for 28 years. It will be interesting to see where he slots into the current political scene, writes Chris Kanyane.

VOICES: 6 quick tips to strengthen your marriage

2017-01-16 10:27

In the times we live all efforts should be made to strengthen your marriage especially knowing how challenging marriage can be. Here are 6 tips from Janet Rogers to help you do just that.

Can the DA govern SA one day?

2017-01-15 09:30

The party of the future is genuinely diverse, understands the past with empathy and posits a future with prescience


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