SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: In SA today, thugs are in charge and on the offensive

Those that shout the loudest are winning. And because the good men and women are silent, the fools have multiplied

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: The darkest hour is just before dawn

The real threat to growth and stability is the poverty of ideas among those we have elected to office

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Hello junk status, my old friend

The rand has fallen. It needs someone to pick it up. In comes Nomvula Mokonyane to save the nation from the ruthless vagaries of inflation

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Take the lead, Mr President

We cannot continue floating aimlessly or the thieves will steal a march on us again. And the damage would be too ghastly to contemplate

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: No load-shedding should worry you a great deal

What the absence of load-shedding this winter shows is that the economy is in much more serious trouble than we have cared to note

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: A success story to buy into

The SA Reserve Bank has led a successful rescue and turnaround of the African Bank Holdings group

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Try let workers own companies

Let the workers own the companies in their own right, and let them partner the state and the people as co-shareholders

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Chickens come home to roost

Denel cannot meet the full wage bill for its employees, the SABC is begging for cash to pay salaries and SAA needs more than R13bn to meet the payroll bill for ...

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: An education system that produces incompetent thugs

The incompetence produced by the past 25 years goes beyond youngsters unable to perform to expectation in the workplace

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Time to flush out the Ace

In his haste to frustrate the social order, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has revealed himself as the weakest link

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Shakedowns and handshakes in Nigeria

Africa’s largest economy must decide if it wants to be a modern democracy and a free market or remain a Third World basket case

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Why the SANDF needs spit and polish

We can’t allow the SANDF to become a retirement home or an employment agency for those who can’t get jobs elsewhere

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: PIC’s platinum no-brainer

Lonmin’s minority investors are urging the PIC to use its 29% Lonmin stake to block the Sibanye takeover at the meeting next week

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Ramaphosa’s task is to deliver on 25 years of ANC promises

Cyril Ramaphosa's task is to do right by the people; to finally deliver on the promises of peace, jobs and freedom

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: These are the entrepreneurs all South Africans should emulate

These unrivalled entrepreneurs are among the best and most successful business people of our first quarter-century of democracy

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Cyril needs a stronger spine

Not once has Cyril Ramaphosa faced down the politically powerful in his own party

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