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

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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 ...

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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

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Truth without consequences

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

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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 ...

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: Eating SAA’s lunch

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 ...

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SIKONATHI MANTSHANTSHA: King of double standards

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

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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 ...

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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

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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

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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

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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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