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Tables turn on Mugabe, and this time he may really be finished

2017-11-18 09:29

For 37 years Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has led his country on the back of brute force, incredible wit, and constitutional gamesmanship. His time seems to finally be up, writes Maynard Manyowa.

#Declassified: Apartheid Profits - German U-boats

2017-11-17 15:28

In the latest feature in the series, 'Declassified: Apartheid Profits', we explore the military and intelligence ties between apartheid South Africa and West Germany, and how they bled into arms dealing in democratic South Africa.

Drug lords must face harsher punishments

2017-11-17 11:01

I have witnessed families torn apart by drug addiction, living in fear of rabid family members in need of their next fix. This is why I aggressively support increasing penalties for drug dealers, writes Herman Mashaba.

How giving way to minibus taxis serves the economy

2017-11-17 09:17

Minibus taxis are an asset to the South African economy. It's about time we start giving them right of way, especially on roads where dedicated taxi lanes are conspicuously absent, writes Robert J. Traydon.

5 questions about Zimbabwe: Did we miss the signs?

2017-11-16 17:42

Negotiations for Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe's departure are underway after military leaders seized control of the government. Enock Mudzamiri explains how it all happened and where it's going.

Mugabe's fall was always going to be from within or by divine intervention

2017-11-16 08:08

Zanu-PF insiders have always been clear that Mugabe's fall would happen from within or by divine intervention. It was never going to be through a democratic process that expressed the will of the people," writes Mahlatse Mahlase.

 
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Zimbabwe's state capture battle: lessons for SA

2017-11-17 08:21

To think that what has happened in Zimbabwe will never happen in South Africa, and become complacent about state capture, is a moral hazard, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Paris glory won't erase Albany and Dublin gore

2017-11-17 08:27

The short-term gain of a win against France won’t erase the 2017 Springboks pain of Albany and Dublin, writes Mark Keohane.

Will Mugabe be toast with Trump next?

2017-11-16 10:22

Whose head will be on the chopping block next as a result of straying outside the conventional rules of politics or being found guilty of sexual misconduct, or both, asks Clem Sunter.

Looking past the skin on my face

2017-11-16 08:21

Identity politics in South Africa remains a central part of policy development and implementation, and it will continue to be as long as historical prejudice produces racial disparities, writes Eleanor du Plooy.

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Looking past the skin on my face

2017-11-16 08:21

Identity politics in South Africa remains a central part of policy development and implementation, and it will continue to be as long as historical prejudice produces racial disparities, writes Eleanor du Plooy.

It's sunset for Mugabe, but whereto for Zimbabwe?

2017-11-15 16:52

Over the past 10 days, many drastic political developments took place which shall forever remain hallmark features in the sand of Zimbabwe. Patson Dzamara asks what this means for Mugabe, ZANU-PF and the future of the country.

A military coup is afoot in Zimbabwe. What's next for the embattled nation?

2017-11-15 13:02

All the “shenanigans” that have inspired the generals to consider a coup have set the stage for an extraordinary Zanu-PF congress this December instead of in the expected 2019: that is, before rather than after the July 2018 national elections.

France don't deserve RWC 2023, but neither do SA nor Ireland

2017-11-16 07:58

France don't deserve to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup argues Dhirshan Gobind, but neither do South Africa nor Ireland...

'It's a coup, despite what Zim military says' – analysts

2017-11-15 11:24

Analysts have described the Zimbabwean military's house arrest of President Robert Mugabe, his wife Grace, and other top state officials as a coup d'état, despite military leaders denying that it has usurped the presidency.

Why South Africa should win the 2023 RWC bid

2017-11-15 10:24

EXCLUSIVE: Minister of Sport and Recreation Thulas Nxesi on why South Africa should be named hosts of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

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