Provinces are allocated 43.4% of state funds, and we should watch closely how they spend them, write Bhavna Ramji and Tebogo Sephakgamela
Peter Bruce: But what if Trump manages to drive a wedge between Russia and China? What would SA do?
Gareth van Onselen interrogates why President Jacob Zuma needs a fast-growing, heavily funded and unaccountable private army?
The reduction of inequality in society as a whole demands a wider political consensus than leaders are able to forge, writes Anthony Butler
Pravin Gordhan is no fan of liberal economics but rich and poor should benefit from a new authority, writes Stephen Cranston
Without tackling large dysfunctionalities, the idea that the poor prosper as prosperity rises is not convincing, writes Carol Paton
With your nomination of the rascal Brian Molefe to Parliament, your mischief trifecta is now complete, writes Simon Lincoln Reader