Take leftist posturing over DA leadership contest with a shaker of salt

2020-02-21 10:55

After Mmusi Maimane's resignation as DA leader, Buccus recycled the madcap mutterings of Herman Mashaba, warning that the DA had been captured by the "right-wing zealots of the Institute of Race Relations".

Bleak future for young people if Ramaphosa can't deliver on his promises

2020-02-19 17:37

With the working class resorting to online vouchers for groceries and the poor eating less bread than before, is it not impractical for the president to expect ordinary citizens to tighten their belts when MPs, Ministers and government officials' well-fed bellies belie the trouble the economy is in?

Government deaf to the plight of 'missing middle' students

2020-02-04 14:52

Daily, social media is flooded with requests for funding by non-NSFAS students on the brink of financial exclusion at tertiary institutions, because they're unable to raise the money needed to cover historical debt so that they can continue with their studies.



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Young South Africans speak: Why we are leaving the country

2019-04-26 16:14

News24 asked young people to send to us their reasons for leaving and what would have to be different for them to return to South Africa, or not leave at all. The response was overwhelming.

Former UKZN Maritzburg SRC president sets the record straight

2020-02-05 15:24

I am requesting that you publish this letter as a response to the article so that my side of the story can be heard in order to provide a balanced view.

Putting a rand value to the enormity of SA’s unemployment crisis

2020-02-04 11:11

The message is clear: we must do everything to encourage direct investment in SA - failure to do so will likely see the "pot boiling over", with fiscal shortages (taxes falling short), increased hunger/poverty, civil unrest (and perhaps even civil war).

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Qassem Soleimani: Arya should stick to facts on Iran

2020-01-27 12:32

In the wake of Soleimani's death, a group of 60 American ethicists, including some notable Catholic theologians, released a statement stating that "the drone killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on January 3rd by the United States was not morally justified…"

The ANC should not mourn Soleimani

2020-01-21 12:10

From Iraq and Syria to Yemen he fanned the flames of hatred and sectarian violence causing hundreds of thousands of innocent people to die, millions to become refugees and cities that stood for centuries leveled to the ground.

Matrics: Passing into the ranks of the unemployed?

2020-01-14 12:21

The state has a limited capacity to create jobs - it's already regarded as being in an over-borrowed position and has a colossal monthly interest bill to pay its lenders, so it can't do much now.

Status quo shift needed for Durban policing

2020-01-10 14:50

An eThekwini resident makes a call for the city’s festive season policing approach to become the daily policing practice in the city.

National forum needed to address botched circumcisions

2020-01-02 11:17

As both a human being as well as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who has had to deal with the terrible end results of both road carnage and the appalling continued murder and mutilation resulting from the totally outdated circumcision ritual, I have, possibly, a more in-depth view than the average citizen.

Betrayed by my country, but I don't want to jump ship

2020-01-29 11:04

Make no mistake, the ratings agencies are scratching their heads on whether to downgrade us to junk status or to skip directly to leaking styrofoam cup status.

Police must heed call on tackling crime in Durban's city centre

2020-01-22 16:44

The author made sense in both the argument put forth as well as in accurately describing the actual policing festive season operations on the ground in the bustling and busy city centre of Durban.

Wait nearly over for the class of 2019

2020-01-03 11:10

For those who are disappointed with their results, it is not the end of the world. There is absolutely no need to panic or become embarrassed, despondent, depressed or give up on one's vision.

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