JUSTICE MALALA: We are a joke on the global stage

Once upon a time, SA was a darling on the world stage and people valued our opinions. Today, we’ve squandered that grand legacy

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JUSTICE MALALA: Our new normal is what we should call it: mediocre

Do I sound negative? I apologise. You see, I don’t buy this rubbish that we all have to look on the bright side. Look around you and weep, people. It’s dire

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JUSTICE MALALA: Dubai: a home away from home

Dubai, it would seem, offers an exotic escape from the humdrum of life in SA — so much so that it’s become a firm favourite with SA leaders

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JUSTICE MALALA: The way we might have been

Every Cyril, Nkosazana and Lindiwe who thinks he or she has a fair shake at becoming ANC president is getting on a jet plane to the Eastern Cape

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JUSTICE MALALA: Go big, or go to Dubai

While the thought of a Zuma amnesty may make you want to run for the hills, The Big Mouth may give you a reason — or 105 of them — to stay

JUSTICE MALALA: There is a word for this sort of behaviour: spineless

J’Something’s new restaurant — like the SACP — could use a bit of consistency

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JUSTICE MALALA: After the party

The fare on offer at the ANC’s recent policy conference was about as inspired as the event — and the organisation — itself

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JUSTICE MALALA: ANC gala dinner brims with hypocrisy

From an ANC gala dinner brimming with hypocrisy — would anyone like another glass of Rupert & Rothschild Classique? — to hip and cool Parkhurst

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JUSTICE MALALA: Anywhere else in the world someone would be in jail

Here, the Guptas get to be the president’s best friends

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JUSTICE MALALA: Nostalgia is hard to beat

Memories of Jo’burg in the 1970s, and particularly the old Fontana and Zoo Lake picnics, come rushing back with a visit to a Linden restaurant

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JUSTICE MALALA: White monopoly capital behind Cape storms. Really?

Patient customers and excellent food at Thai restaurant help to dispel indigestion after outburst about Cape storms and white monopoly capital

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JUSTICE MALALA: Old Italy with a fresh spin

Perhaps the Guptas should take a break from this state capture business and go soak up the sun in Tshwane — that would be money well spent

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JUSTICE MALALA: The way we used to eat

Finding a link between feasting in a rural Limpopo village and dining out at a renowned city restaurant in cosmopolitan Cape Town

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JUSTICE MALALA: Zuma the Unready

Things tend to go awry when you aren’t properly prepared for the task at hand. Ask Jacob Zuma’s government. Or a certain restaurant in Sandton

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JUSTICE MALALA: Here’s a tip: trust the locals

Whether it’s about food or something else, they aren’t always right; but when they are, they are spot on. If they say it’s time for Zuma to go, he will

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JUSTICE MALALA: Everyone’s running, so why shouldn’t I?

Like Mbete, I have nothing to offer. But unlike Cyril I am declaring here and now that I am ready to run. ANC members, take me, I am yours

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