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The ABC must guard against factionalism

A FEW months ago one would not have imagined the word “factionalism” being used in the same sentence as some of our ruling parties. When the word “factionalism” became a

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Dealing with bad roads

Well there is one fact; the road has since the moment humanity invented the wheel become central as the basic infrastructure upon which the movement of goods and services are

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Only bold measures will fix economy

In his maiden budget speech of 2017/18 the Minister of Finance’s theme was ‘’pursuing financial sustainability within the context of political instability and insecurity’’. This year’s theme is ‘’Pursuing job

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South Africa must handle land expropriations with care

For a very long time now, the militant Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) of South Africa has advocated for and called for what they called Radical Economic Transformation, a concept that

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We’re in power yet powerless

THIS past week alone three incidents of a seemingly unrelated nature, but of profound importance in analysing how our government fails to wield the immense power in its hands, took

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The essence of reform

On one of the infrequent trips into town, I decided to walk counter-clockwise around the main traffic circle, past the Catholic cathedral, the fish and chips shop, and up the

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Understanding the post-2015 political crisis

Continued from last week On 10 November, 2016, NEC announced the withdrawal of the DC from the seven-party coalition government. The reasons advanced for withdrawal of DC from the coalition

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Mokhothu judgment fundamentally flawed

THE constitutional judgment which was recently delivered by the High Court sitting as a constitutional court raises a number of interesting issues in need of further interrogation.  The case was

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Taxing informal sector will antagonise the poor

English folklore has it that there was once a man called Robin Hood, who together with his Merry Men, used to rob the rich to distribute the loot among the

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We need self-determination in legal fraternity

The country has seen and perhaps witnessed open debates on the status of the judiciary and by extension the legal fraternity in the Kingdom. These debates and confrontations for want