JUSTICE MALALA: How Jacob Zuma is waging a dirty war against Cyril Ramaphosa

'The so-called Zuma faction is fighting on all fronts to continue the looting, patronage networks and impunity of the past 10 years'

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RANJENI MUNUSAMY: The haters won't silence me

'To silence us, we have been made to take responsibility for the racism of other people'

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TONY LEON: Has anyone else noticed Cyril Ramaphosa's jump to the left?

'Ramaphosa might be a multibillionaire but the idea that he is “business friendly” is about as certain as the phrase is meaningless'

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ONKGOPOTSE JJ TABANE: How the old men of politics are sidelining the youth

'In an era in which the rest of the world is promoting youthful leadership, our country and continent seem to be stuck in old age'

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JUSTICE MALALA: This is how SA's new race war is brewing

'This is where we are now: the problem is the whites, or the blacks, or the Indians or the coloureds'

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RANJENI MUNUSAMY: Why do South Africans refuse to see the failings of their political leaders?

'Politicians use their positions and access to resources to amass wealth. When exposed, they declare it fake news and attack the media'

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KARYN MAUGHAN: Inside Pravin Gordhan's case against Tom Moyane

'Moyane has made it clear that he wants Ramaphosa to testify against him'

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IMRAAN BUCCUS: The faux left-wing radicalism of Floyd Shivambu

'To present thuggery as somehow radical in a democracy is a deeply reckless form of politics that is more or less always complicit with forms of toxic ...

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KGALEMA MOTLANTHE: Time to kick-start the new dawn

'It is vital that a level of consensus be arrived at to stabilise and shift the country on the path towards the attainment of our democratic goals'

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI: We need to protect the public from this Public Protector

'Mkhwebane is no public protector. She's a danger to the public. She should be given her marching orders'

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JUSTICE MALALA: Siya Kolisi or Floyd Shivambu? Choose your role model wisely

'On Saturday, Siya Kolisi and his Springboks came back from 20 points down to an exhilarating, unbelievable victory that made fans of the national team believe ...

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RANJENI MUNUSAMY: Why did red Floyd try to rock the finance establishment?

'The EFF has never really been under pressure. Its floundering this week to exploit racial tensions and to make any allegation stick revealed either strategic ...

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ONKGOPOTSE JJ TABANE: The ANC needs to step in and save the economy from a land grab disaster

'More than 140,000 submissions on the land issue have been received by parliament and I have no doubt that most of them are underlining how crazy the ...

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RANJENI MUNUSAMY: No more Mr Nice Guy as Maimane seeks to put his stamp on DA

EXTRACT This is at the heart of Maimane’s struggle. The DA is an amoebic organisation, trying to adapt to current conditions in a society grappling with issues ...

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PETER BRUCE: What should Mmusi Maimane do? The opposite of what he's doing now

'The DA's inclination to conduct its politics on little more than sniping at the ANC robs the country of authentic policy choices'

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TOM EATON: The blighted apotheosis of Saint Jeff

'Few politicians have sung as sweetly for their supper as our Jeff – he told the opposition to calm down about the prospect of removing Zuma'

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BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI: We need to talk frankly about Africa's rotten leaders from Angola to Zuma

'If the devil had gone out looking for someone to mess up the continent's chances to succeed, he couldn't have done any better than choosing African ...

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JUSTICE MALALA: How Zuma plans to mobilise against Ramaphosa

'Last week, Zuma supporters gathered at the symbol of the man's grand and comedic corruption – the grotesque Nkandla and its famed fire pool – to “welcome him ...

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RANJENI MUNUSAMY: Don't underestimate Jacob Zuma's ability to create chaos

'There appear to be two groupings around Zuma that are working on establishing a new party'

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MCEBISI JONAS: Five steps SA must take to grow the economy

'Annual fixed investment growth needs to exceed 10% combined from the government, state-owned enterprises and the private sector'

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