EDITORIAL: Venezuela and the perils of populism — a lesson for SA

Here is a cautionary tale of millions of lives wrecked, for those who think Zuma’s policies are harmless

16 days ago
EDITORIAL: No clear need for nuclear

The cabinet reshuffle has cleared the way for the procurement to go ahead — but SA can afford it less than ever right now

16 days ago
EDITORIAL: Zuma evokes the ghost of PW Botha

The last time an SA head of state was so stupid, self-serving and reckless was in 1985, when President PW Botha made his infamous ‘Rubicon’ speech

23 days ago
EDITORIAL: Mbalula circus rolls in

The danger is that when politicians don’t understand what good policing entails, they latch onto populist rhetoric

23 days ago
EDITORIAL: Kathrada and Zuma — a tale of two ANCs

ANC is shown in two contradictory guises: one the idealistic and selfless, the other corrupt and mercenary

1 month ago
EDITORIAL: Miss SA looking pretty dated

The beauty pageant seemed pretty cool in the 1980s and 1990s. But so did VHS, MacGyver and tramezzinis

1 month ago