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Despite confirmation that it will investigate the matter (as it should), the JSC provides no comfort to the judges, prosecutors, attorneys, advocates, witnesses, victims and accused persons who must appear before the Hlophes, writes Adriaan Basson.

Columnists

OPINION | My layman's diagnosis: Zuma has a case of serious contempt for us all

The problem with the "Layman diagnosis" that Zuma is dealing with is that the symptoms are non-specific. Affliction seem to relate more to the event than the outward signs of actual illness, writes Howard Feldman.

OPINION | The university of the future must produce work-ready graduates

Those who obtain a degree need to be cognisant of a requirement to contribute something to the society which has facilitated their development. University does not emphasise this enough today, writes Dan Remenyi.

Melanie Verwoerd: Why we should all sweat the small stuff - even amongst the vegetables

I'm asked almost every day, how people can contribute to make South Africa a better place. So here is my answer: sweat the small stuff - especially if you are white, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Top Stories

Hiking, surfing and load shedding - South Africans give Roger Federer some tourism advice

Once Swiss tennis star Roger Federer announced he had touched down on African soil, it didn't take long for people to give him advice on places to visit, things to do, and the current state of the electricity grid.

A Turkish power-ship company has offered Eskom quick relief – and says it will be cheap

Karpowership specialises in getting power stations on ships to places that need them fast – and says it could generate power for half of what Eskom is paying at its peaking plants.

Zuma's son 'angered and disgusted' by warrant of arrest against his father

Former president Jacob Zuma's son, Edward, says he is disgusted and angered by the warrant of arrest against his father, adding he had no plans to evade the law.

SA man suspected of having coronavirus cleared and ready to be discharged

A South African man who was suspected to have contracted the deadly coronavirus, and who had been held in isolation at the Ellisras Hospital in Lephalale, has been cleared, according to the the Limpopo department of health.

KZN protests: 107 arrested as anger boils over in service delivery protests

Violence and anger sweep through the quiet, small town of Paulpietersburg in KwaZulu-Natal, causing large-scale damage in service delivery protests.

Lifestyle

Sexting has evolved beyond the eggplant emoji, will you be using this form of intimacy during lockdown?

Sexting is not just guys sending women unsolicited DPs anymore. It has matured way past that in many cases.

One day you'll go: 3 days of canoeing and lamb 'tjoppies' in the deep Karoo

The N1 stretches across the beige, then brown, then green landscape, in a straight, almost never-ending straight line. Arid in parts, warm in most, and friendly in all, the Karoo is far from cities, but close to home.

How a year of trying to buy nothing made me a smarter shopper and a better teacher

It started as a New Year’s resolution driven by guilt and a touch of sibling rivalry – but by the end of the year, it taught me valuable lessons as a teacher, including about the benefits of failure.

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