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There are themes in Gauteng MEC Faith Mazibuko's noxious abuse of power that make her a dangerous political head and unsuitable for the civil service, writes Redi Tlhabi.

Columnists

Battleground Gauteng will push ANC above or below 60%

In 2014, almost 24% of all votes were cast in Gauteng. With almost a quarter of all voters living in this province, it makes sense that they will determine the final composition of Parliament, writes Adriaan Basson.

Legalising rhino horn trade the obvious answer to SA's poaching problems

Those who are opposed to legal rhino horn trading either do not understand the realities of rhino conservation, or have a vested interest in rhino remaining endangered, writes Peter Oberem.

Copyright reforms to improve access to education

Access to education materials in the new South Africa continues to be limited. The new law should be in the interests of local, as opposed to foreign publishers and authors, write Eve Gray and Desmond Oriakhogba.

Top Stories

WATCH: Three-hour train delay for Ramaphosa during ANC election campaigning

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Gauteng Premier David Makhura have spent several hours on a Metrorail train, travelling from Mabopane to Bosman stations in Pretoria.

Christchurch killer likens himself to Mandela, calls him a 'terrorist'

The notorious Christchurch mosque shooter who killed 50 people and wounded 34 others compares himself to South African icon and former president Nelson Mandela in his "manifesto".

Packham was 'very calm, collected' while at police station to report wife missing

While Rob Packham was at the Wynberg police station to report his wife, Gill, missing he did not seem like the typical stressed spouse hoping to find his loved one, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

FF Plus goes to court to have 'blacks-only' BLF deregistered for elections

The FF Plus has lodged court papers with the Electoral Court, arguing that the IEC erred in registering the BLF as a political party, as the organisation's constitution states that only black people can be members.

Cele: Police officers in Western Cape, KZN strike, some on leave with 'rogue' sick notes

At least 400 police officers are protesting in the Western Cape and a further 120 in KwaZulu-Natal, says Police Minister Bheki Cele.

Lifestyle

It's official - 24 is the new 19, which means you can postpone adulting until then

It turns out, we may be reaching the adulting phase later than our parents did.

A hedonist's paradise? Why we are getting into bed (one of 800 that is) with Riebeek-Kasteel

An hour and a half outside Cape Town, under the watchful eye of the Kasteelberg sits the Riebeek Valley - perhaps the Swartland's best kept secret.

The ship that follows the sun: What a night on the 6-star Crystal Serenity cruise liner is like

Luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity made a pit stop in Cape Town while on a world tour - and we got to take a sneak peek at its grandeur and 6-star offerings.

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