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The principle of NHI is right, the devil is in the detail

2019-08-19 14:10

What medical aid users now pay for medical aid, will be substituted with a dedicated tax on the same basis as current medical aids, which cross-subsidise older and less healthy clients at the expense of young and fit clients.

Helen Zille misses the point, again

2019-08-13 13:31

The issue here is not about freedom of speech, it's about the methods of applying that freedom of speech, particularly in a quasi-instructive approach that mobilises people to react in a particular manner - huge difference!

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.

Open letter to the president: Hold ministers accountable

2019-08-08 14:44

Communicate with your people and demand positive change from all ministers, and local authorities, that will result in turning the tide of doom and gloom and make us all proud South Africans again.

 
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Not all states of depression can be lifted

2019-08-13 13:52

Many years ago Clem Sunter said that for us the High Road would be to follow the example set by Brazil - not Europe. But our compass was a bit off, and we're heading for Venezuela.

We are desperate for a strong SRC in Stellenbosch

2019-08-13 13:58

2019 has been an interestingly frustrating year in terms of working towards achieving true transformation on campus. Unfortunately, discussions and topics from years ago have resurfaced, with people questioning social issues that have actually been proven through task teams and academic, research articles.

Dear City of Cape Town, with reference to water levels: Reverse the charges

2019-08-08 14:33

When the drought set in, all citizens were requested to conserve water. This led to the CoCT not meeting their budgeted target as less water was sold. Next, the same residents were hit with severe water tariff increases to balance the CoCT budget.

Ramaphosa needs to lead. Now more than ever

2019-08-07 08:46

Just when South Africa was preparing to to start a new chapter, a 'new dawn', under the leadership of Ramaphosa, the country finds itself caught up in a 'no-man's land' scenario.

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Ramaphosa's greatest hour is before him

2019-08-05 11:21

The country is on a knife's edge, and the hour is late. Now is the time for you, Mr President, to draw back your shoulders, push out your chest and emerge from the shadows of mediocrity and become the people's champion.

Is AB de Villiers the Neymar of SA cricket?

2019-07-26 09:11

Considering that AB de Villiers' hairdressing requirements are considerably less onerous than a Neymar or Ronaldo, maybe we should consider giving him a break and letting him play again on his own terms.

'New dawn' clean-up starts at home

2019-07-22 10:39

After a successful sixth IEC election we enter into a new post election era. As we usher in the "new dawn", it is imperative that we inspire the change we want to see implemented amongst our communities and the nation as a whole.

LETTER: Zuma's testimony meant to derail commission

2019-07-17 09:06

I would have rather not allowed Jacob Zuma to derail the focus of the country and the movement away from mandate of the Zondo commission of inquiry because that is precisely what his outburst is intended to achieve.

Open letter to the Public Protector regarding sexual predation in schools

2019-08-01 10:26

I am not ‘Gogo Dlamini’ but I am an ordinary South African citizen and I can tell you quite clearly that the Office of the Public Protector appears to me to have little or no interest in us.

Jacob Zuma suffers from memory loss

2019-07-24 10:30

Zuma claims and clearly remembers that there was a long running plot against him. He claims that several attempts were made on his life since the 1990s. This seems strange as he did not display any fear at ANC rallies or events where he openly sang and danced on stage and with the public.

What happened to us, SA?

2019-07-22 10:46

It is easy forget that black and white were once united in the fight against apartheid. Why are South Africans so divided along skin colour in 2019?

Don't take Zuma's accusations lightly

2019-07-17 09:15

Zuma's accusations that two of his comrades Ngoako Ramatlhodi and Siphiwe Nyanda, among others, were agents of the apartheid regime, hence they want to destroy him, can not be taken lightly.

Ramaphosa doomsayers' criticism premature

2019-07-10 08:30

It may be naive to seek to predict what the outcome of a nation's leader would turn out to be. South Africa's sixth administration is still coming out of the starting blocks.

Patient abuse: Sharing content must be an act of conscience

2019-07-05 10:40

It is extremely easy, taking a mere split-second to share a video, but pre-sharing it, it is the duty and responsibility of the sharer to ethically deem whether the to-be shared content is an infringement on the basic privacy rights of the subject within the video.

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