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Zikalala renews attack on judiciary

...... editorial  dated 2 April ......        Shifting the blame for failure..... It has happened again. Many have assumed that the disgraceful outpourings of Lindiwe Sisulu, who labelled the Constitution as an impediment in the way of the...

A light in the night

..... editorial posted 3 March 2022...... The judiciary could be winning against the radicals.... Some good things are beginning to happen at last.    If you can ignore the international breaking news endlessly pouring in with pictures of Putin’s...

They still walk amongst us

....editorial dated 1 February 2022...... State Capture Report adds substance.... Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo’s well-crafted, highly professional State Capture Report makes for good reading and is must on this month’s top bookseller list.  ...

Minister Mantashe fails the green test once more

 .....editorial dated 12 December 2021....... Mantashe still has an eye for gas.... Always around and sniffing like a foxhound, especially when the subject of oil and gas arises, is our minister of energy, Gwede Mantashe.  Two things excite the...

A light in the night

..... editorial posted 3 March 2022...... The judiciary could be winning against the radicals.... Some good things are...

They still walk amongst us

....editorial dated 1 February 2022...... State Capture Report adds substance.... Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo’s...

They still walk amongst us

....editorial dated 1 February 2022...... State Capture Report adds substance.... Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo’s well-crafted, highly professional State Capture Report makes for good reading and is must on this month’s top bookseller list.  ...

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Minister Mantashe fails the green test once more

 .....editorial dated 12 December 2021....... Mantashe still has an eye for gas.... Always around and sniffing like a foxhound, especially when the subject of oil and gas arises, is our minister of energy, Gwede Mantashe.  Two things excite the...

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The good-guy bad-guy principle

The good-guy bad-guy principle The good-guy bad-guy principle has been the theme behind many a detective novel for decades, as it has been the theme in movies like Hawaii Five 0 when in 1968 detective Steve McGarett said to his partner, detective...

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Busy parliamentary period ahead

......editorial for end october 2020...... Parliament remains virtual for fourth quarter.... The re-opening of Parliament for the fourth quarter was a surreal event with hardly time for greetings between...

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Battle of the Bulge

.......editorial .....August 2020....... What size the SA public service? It is plain to see that the country’s major liability in terms of over-expenditure is the massive public sector wage bill which, by any standard, is totally out of proportion...

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Face out in Parliament 

editorial....July 13 2020...              High Noon... Parliament recently saw a drama being played out that was reminiscent of the old and famous movie where, after a long number of small confrontations, the two parties shoot it out in Main...

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By-passing Parliament at one’s peril

....editorial,  30 May 2020 Regulations mania hits South Africa ..... Winston Churchill, perhaps the greatest political and parliamentary figure of the last century, said that if you make 10,000 regulations you destroy all respect for the law. ...

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Land reform: Something very sad is going on

Apartheid debate goes back to land reform.... Minister Manuel and President Zuma are said to have repaired their relationship over Manuel’s demand that the governing party and state departments overcome their obsession of blaming apartheid for all...

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A light in the night

….. editorial posted 3 March 2022…… The judiciary could be...