The president has made it clear that he expects the judicial review process to ‘strengthen’ the institution of the public protector.
It was the first time the national side got to the World Cup semifinals in 28 years.
She has succeeded in muddying the waters to the extent that some people don’t believe a word she has said, while others won’t challenge her at all.
At the very minimum, the proceedings this week will give us an idea of whether we are ever going to see him donning orange prison overalls.
Many pupils – in supposedly well-resourced urban education districts, never mind the impoverished rural ones – don’t have desks and chairs or books.
But not because South Africa is the best in the world – we have clearly proved in this tournament that we are not.

Leave God out of it, Busisiwe

In many respects, her tactics and timing, when it comes to the release of reports which will embarrass Ramaphosa, are uncannily similar to those employed by the ‘fight-back’ faction.

Viva, Banyana! You’ve got guts

Our footballing women showed more guts than many of our national men’s sporting teams.

Time can’t erase need for justice

Undoubtedly, it will be cruel to subject an old man to the trial – but it would be even more cruel to deny justice to Timol’s relatives.

Varsity report is of grave concern

The worrying aspect about this is that law graduates – and many others – are being sent out into the world unable to think critically.

Proteas are maybe not good enough

A third straight loss for South Africa would all but end their hopes of reaching the semifinals.

Lesufi jumped the race gun

The MEC revealed his determination to pursue racism – even where none exists – with no regard to the consequences.

Faf’s Proteas can only get better

The loss does not mean that we are on our way out of the tournament.

Competence will be key in Cabinet

The reality is that we, the citizens and taxpayers of South Africa, are the employer and everyone in your Cabinet, sir, works for us … including you.

Molefe has own version of BEE

BEE has never been applied properly. If it had been, then the economic inequalities in our country would not be as glaringly noticeable as they are today.

Saul, Mathabatha set a fine example

While we’re at it, how about banning blue light brigades and slashing the VIP protection budget?

Molefe has own version of BEE

BEE has never been applied properly. If it had been, then the economic inequalities in our country would not be as glaringly noticeable as they are today.

Keep up harsh jail time for abusers

So far this year, 12 people have been sent to jail – one for five years – for involvement in dog fighting.

Mkhwebane must surely be investigated

We await the court’s findings on her report with keen interest.

No easy answer to elephant problem

The truth is elephants can no longer roam as free as they did before humankind started making its destructive presence felt across the African continent.




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