SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Economic Fantasy Fighters

The party led by Julius Malema believes it has a solution to the problems of collapsed state entities that have dragged the economy down with them

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: A backward law on the land

Signing the Traditional & Khoi-San Leadership Bill into law grabs the land rights of 18-million people who live in communal areas and hands them to a bunch of ...

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: No gas? Cut off PetroSA’s oxygen

The government needs to bite the bullet and announce the sale of a majority stake in PetroSA

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: A ray of light unions abhor

Should Andre de Ruyter restore Eskom to operational health, he may just break the unions’ hegemony and cost them many millions in union dues

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Myth of SA exceptionalism

The cocky South African who a decade ago vowed never to eat seafood in Africa has been humbled

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Two letters to the president

If I were finance minister I would take two letters with me to an urgent meeting with Cyril Ramaphosa

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Deadline is the first step in Eskom unbundling

Should the end-March deadline be met for the separation of the transmission unit, Gordhan should then move to open Eskom’s old power stations for sale to ...

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: A train to nowhere driven by a bunch of losers

As SA hurtles down the road of a completely failed state, politicians haven’t stopped trying to kill off the parts that still work

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Truth without consequences

The Zondo commission is becoming a tiring, hugely expensive gossip session, seemingly with no clear end in sight

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: An offer you can refuse

After presiding over the most successful BEE transaction in SA’s history, MultiChoice Group has taken steps that will subtly reverse some of the gains of the ...


SAA and its group companies have been in steady decline since around 1994, when the ANC came to power. That steady decline has turned into a free-fall over the ...

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: King of double standards

How dare journalists uncover how Julius Malema personally benefited from the VBS loot

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Blaming apartheid won’t change the situation

Those perpetrating the violence say they are targeting undocumented immigrant Africans. This is a cover-up for a looting frenzy against hard-working people ...

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: How SA protects monsters

Amending the constitution to restore the death penalty is, I believe, only one of the steps we need to take

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Why BEE will remain unattainable for another 25 years

We have elected officials who, instead of pushing growth-enhancing policies and reforms, are sucked into the politics of hate and race-baiting

SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Mcebisi Jonas’s ANC blind spot

The party of corruption – Jonas’s ANC – is eating itself alive as it yields to greed and the unbridled pursuit of power