The arms deal judgment will have implications for future commissions of inquiry. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside the findings of the 2015 Seriti commission report into the billion-rand arms deal.
Light rain. More sun than clouds. Cool.
The old cliché that’s much loved by taxi drivers, who stick it on their vehicles, goes as follows: “When days are dark, friends are few,” writes Mondli Makhanya.
This is not meant to be an ode to an individual, but, rather, a lament about how we abuse and cast off some of the finest among us, writes Mondli Makhanya.
In case you missed it, these are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 17 June.
Romania's corrupt and despotic former president was just one of a string of leaders in modern history who got wrapped up in a delusional bubble, and believed the people loved and needed them, writes Mondli Makhanya.
South Africa has had several blueprints for its development, going back to the Reconstruction and Development Programme and culminating in the current National Development Plan (NDP).
In a world of alternative facts, we should not allow Trump's regime to be too much of a distraction, we still have the defenders of state capture who continue to paint their own reality, writes Mondli Makhanya.
This is the year in which the country’s largest political force will have to choose whether to be an entity gutted of principle, morality and intellect, or a positive contributor to the growth of a good society, writes Mondli Makhanya
Mondli Makhanya shares his final thoughts on the year that was 2016
A day in the not-too-distant future we will look back on this time and rue how we allowed the country to be wrecked by a handful of pyromaniacs masquerading as revolutionaries, writes Mondli Makhanya.
Mandela’s quotes are regurgitated like verses from the holy books. But what has been disappointing is that one of his most famous quotes never makes it on to the news pages.
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has kicked off a series of bashes to mark his 90th birthday, writes Mondli Makhanya.
Every presidency enjoys a limited honeymoon. For some, it lasts longer than others. Sometimes it ends with a thud, sometimes it’s a little gentler, writes Mondli Makhanya.
When it comes to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, you can either tell the story of a saint or the story of a villain – it is never the story of the complete person, says Mondli Makhanya. However, the author neglects what made Ma Winnie great.
Mondli Makhanya writes that South Africans should be thankful for the fact that the grip of liberation mythology in South Africa has been loosening and wearing off at a much faster pace than it has with our neighbours.
The shameful show of force, slurs and physical blows accompanying the state of the nation address indicate just how low SA has sunk, writes Mondli Makhanya.
Spare a thought for the guys who work at the ANC’s national communications department. They have had their hands full trying to silence the loud succession debate going on in party ranks.
This ‘national obsession’ with Thuli Madonsela – now that her term has ended – can’t be doing new Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane any favours as she tries to find her bearings, writes Bhungani Ka Mzolo.
Last weekend, Washington, DC, hosted a gathering of some of America’s most rabid racists.
The lesser told story of the uprisings in the 1980s was the development of the concept of “people’s power”.
The ANC has been canny in proposing 12 000 hectares as the maximum amount of land that farmers may own. Anthea Jeffrey discusses.
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