Statistics model fails to capture nuances of SA’s unemployment woes

Our labour landscape cannot be shoehorned into an international definition

JONATHAN JANSEN: A country up in the air is making young talent take flight

The government needs to start plumbing in order to stem the brain drain

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TOM EATON: Zuma the victim — any witch way he can

The former president seems to constantly have a cackling crone on his tail

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PETER BRUCE: Post-election power deals and skeletons in the cabinet

Will the DA agree to give Pretoria to the EFF? Will Bathabile and Nomvula walk? Stay tuned for more SA intrigue

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BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI: Many voters still wandering in the wilderness

The political menu on the table is evidently not appetising enough

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JUSTICE MALALA: Shades of Iraq war in Trump’s sabre-rattling against Iran

US national security adviser John Bolton was an official and hawk in the Bush administration that went to war on questionable intelligence in 2003

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MARIUS OOSTHUIZEN: New approach needed to overcome legacy of apartheid

In matters of policy-making and governing, understanding the systemic complexity of interrelated forces is crucial to ensure that well-intentioned ...

JONATHAN JANSEN: Schools should truly touch lives, not teach about touching

Instead of desperately wanting to appear woke, the government should wake up to SA’s real education needs

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TONY LEON: The big question now is can smiley Cyril put a smile on SA’s dial

Ramaphosa has the smile, but does he have the teeth to tackle the tough issues piled up in his intray?

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JUSTICE MALALA: Emboldened Ramaphosa has to strike decisively against looters

President has to assert his authority and power swiftly to transform the ANC

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Local radio initiative empowers the people to do democracy in different ways

Research shows mainstream media are missing what communities are saying and thinking

PETER BRUCE: Be careful what you wish for in the topsy-turvy world of politics

Where in the world do you support something by voting for its opposite?

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JONATHAN JANSEN: Picking a party is no longer painless

Voting for the ANC used to be a given — before the rot of corruption started destroying our country

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PETER BRUCE: SA's best opportunity is in the confusing, delicious centre

The aftermath of the elections is huge for the DA which could find itself in strange and complex territory

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JUSTICE MALALA: Tainted Magashule protesteth too much as law-enforcement agencies close in

EFF leader Julius Malema should not fall for looters’ desperate call to bolster their fightback campaign within the ANC

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TOM EATON: Magashule’s barefaced lies keep ANC flag flying high

Sent to the Western Cape to campaign for the ANC, secretary-general Ace Magashule promises poor whites in Hermanus that they will get land even if the party ...

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JONATHAN JANSEN: Race essentialism has no place in research

Misplaced study on coloured women a gobsmacking display of arrogance and ignorance

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BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI: Posters on poles and poster boys for polls: SA’s flawed electoral farce

Wouldn’t it be grand to know your vote went to an individual who would truly represent your needs

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TOM EATON: Making (and eating) bacon while the world withers and sinks

Feel it, it is here: political parties don’t seem to care that climate change is all around us

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