GARETH VAN ONSELEN: The clandestine, apartheid state of the ANC

Zuma need not worry about charges that Pravin Gordhan is an ‘impimpi’. The entire ANC culture is already one of a paranoid spy unit happy to deal in blackmail ...

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TIM COHEN: Sitting ministers we should not stand for

Tim Cohen examines the pattern of ministerial incompetence that forms a big part of President Jacob Zuma’s problem

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EDITOR’S LUNCHBOX: Ramos to use part of R13bn to rebrand Barclays Africa

Pravin Gordhan signals there is exaggerated energy crisis talk by the pro-nuclear lobby, and opposition MPs don’t exactly receive Brian Molefe with open arms

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KEVIN MCCALLUM: Life’s playing field routinely dappled with shadow

Daniel Vickerman was a rare player, a rugby player who could tell what the Australians call a good "yarn", writes Kevin McCallun

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SIMON LINCOLN READER: You brought it on yourself, North West

With your nomination of the rascal Brian Molefe to Parliament, your mischief trifecta is now complete, writes Simon Lincoln Reader

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WEALTH WATCH: Use unglamorous tax breaks to soften the erosion of income

Pravin Gordhan is no fan of liberal economics but rich and poor should benefit from a new authority, writes Stephen Cranston

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