CATHLEEN POWELL: Ruling on Abrahams addresses only some of the NPA’s glaring flaws

The court decision allows for the appointment of a new NDPP who might clean up the institution and return it to effective functioning, but this is far from a ...

PETER BRUCE: What Cyril Ramaphosa can learn from Sizwe Nxasana’s NSFAS exit

Business is still willing to help a responsible state — but the loss of someone of Nxasana’s stature, integrity and passion is a sharp warning

ANC’s own interests, not equitable distribution, drive land reform plan

The party has mishandled the land issue by flip-flopping with ease on matters of principle

JONATHAN JANSEN: Is there a doctor in the house? NSFAS is in a critical condition

The student aid scheme is the single most important embarrassment in the management of higher education since democracy

RANJENI MUNUSAMY: Now that Shaun Abrahams is gone, how do we fix the NPA?

Through incompetence or self-sabotage, the NPA has so far botched the state capture prosecutions; President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to appoint a few special ...

TONY LEON: Cyril Ramaphosa would do well to take leadership lessons from leaders of yesteryear

Visionary leadership has become a rare thing and has almost disappeared from public life and politics, in SA and around the world

Southern Africa’s liberation movements: can they abandon old bad habits?

Sweeping changes in leadership have brought renewed hope to the region, but so far the new regimes have not been convincing in their efforts to reform

JUSTICE MALALA: Can someone, please, stand up and show some political will

We need to stop lying to ourselves and start thinking deep and hard about doing things differently and implementing the things that work

SA loads up on Brics bank loans ahead of summit

'We are trying to catch up with our lending to South Africa. It took us a little time to understand how to go about getting projects in South Africa, but I ...

DAVID LEWIS: The stark lessons from the arrest of Duduzane Zuma

'We learn - and those who are contemplating a life of corruption should also learn - that even the mighty can fall'

More than constitutional change is needed to accelerate land reform

The process will have to be regulated by expropriation legislation setting out procedures, powers of the state, rights of landowners and beneficiaries and it ...

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STEVEN BOYKEY SIDLEY: The sudden, surprising lurch towards fascism

'The videos and audio of terrified and crying toddlers at US Southern borders require little exposition to amplify their horror'

PHILANI NOMBEMBE: The inside story of a police killing

The criminals were abetted by a number of people in the tiny community of Bloekombos, Kraaifontein, including an alleged gun runner, drug dealers and ...

Behind AfriForum's prosecution of Julius Malema

'They know if they don’t prosecute we can and will'

THABO MOKONE: REVEALED - public protector staff are being trained by spy agency

'There's no rational basis on which it can be argued that the SAA doubles up as service provider to other public entities'

LIVE BLOG: All the drama as Zuma has his day in court

Former president Jacob Zuma appears in a Durban court on charges of racketeering, corruption, money laundering and fraud

KATE SIDLEY: Lay off the families of the Life Esidimeni victims

'That the rights and dignity of these patients are unrelated to how well or poorly their families supported them'

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