The time is ripe for the citizens to see a leader with strong convictions stating his case without fear of offending someone. "Spineless Cyril" is not an epithet that would serve his brand, writes Max du Preez.


Ramaphosa's biggest challenge yet: Managing the expropriation-genie

The expropriation without compensation-genie is out of the bottle, and it ain't going back. The ANC is going to have a tough time keeping the reigns on this genie, writes Jan Gerber.

On Magnus Malan, the TRC and white victimhood

The Magnus Malan story is a powerful example of how white violence can become victimhood and therefore worthy of protection and defence, writes Jodi Wiliams.

Constitutional Court strikes a blow for criminal justice system

The decision by the Constitutional Court nullifying former president Jacob Zuma’s appointment of the country’s prosecutions boss three years ago closes an unhappy chapter in the country’s recent past, writes Pierre de Vos.

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