Insight

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Keeping it simple

Those now famous words in my mind resound over and over, and over again each time there is a serious task at hand. The words are meant to echo long,

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What happens if we default on our Chinese debt?

WE need to be wary of recent Chinese largesse in the world – especially in Africa–in the form of interest free loans, foreign aid, debt write-offs etc. There is no

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Teachers’ strike is a national crisis

WHEN the wool and mohair farmers raised their concerns regarding the new legislation that will control the sale of their products, the government was quick to form a sub-committee of

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Gay rights and the global culture

Is there really such a thing as a global culture? Consider gay rights. Last Thursday the Indian Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality. Last April a court in Trinidad and Tobago found

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Practice what you preach

THERE is a worrying trend where the government wants to be hard on others but soft on itself. The powerful Members of Parliament impose rules on others but flagrantly disrespect

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Fix the Tšepong mess

POLITICIANS loathe accepting culpability when there is a disaster. That is why it was refreshing to hear Health Minister Nkaku Kabi accepting that government officials and politicians should shoulder part

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The business of writing

From the page to the eye, to the brain, to the mind, to the thought, to the hand, and back to the page again as written work to be read

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‘She was an enemy who had come to steal’

Former communications minister Faith Muthambi can probably expect to be served with a notice reserved for implicated parties following testimony by long-serving public servant, Phumla Williams, at the State Capture

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Limit role of politicians in reforms

The ruling class in this country i.e. politicians inside and outside the government is not suitably qualified to lead us in the reforms process. They lack conviction and motivation. This

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Protect citizens from human trafficking

Those who watch the PAC will remember the heart wrenching story narrated by a Nigerian man named Peter regarding how he ended up in Lesotho. The man claimed he had