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The dangers in the ICJ ruling against Israel

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On Friday 26th January 2024 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) handed down its judgment in South Africa’s application for ‘provisional measures’ against Israel under

Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi (1928-2023)

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Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, who died in the early hours yesterday at the age of 95, was an exceptional South African. One of his most important

Socialism and the NDR – or growth and jobs in an open market democracy?

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The Multiparty Charter embraced last week by the Democratic Alliance, the Inkatha Freedom Party, Action SA, the Freedom Front Plus and three other political parties

An incremental revolution

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With growth stalling, joblessness at crisis levels, and governance unravelling, most South Africans cannot fathom why the ANC does not embark on meaningful reform. The

A high court judgment that invites more land invasions

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This piece, which was the Daily Friend‘s second-most read article of the year lays out the threat posed by a a court ruling to property

Hostility to property rights

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As South Africans are being asked yet again to suspend their now practised cynicism and allow that the governing ANC really does mean to renew

President Cyril Ramaphosa: the most effective ‘RET’ leader of all

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Last week, a Business Day editorial commended President Cyril Ramaphosa for the ‘important structural reforms’ being implemented under his watch. These reforms, it said, included

The ‘custodianship’ risk in the Expropriation Bill

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By this time next week, the Expropriation Bill of 2020 (the Bill) may already have been adopted by the portfolio committee on public works and

Simple solutions under the law and the Constitution

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Misconceptions abound about two key issues currently confronting the country: the validity of the medical parole granted to former president Jacob Zuma in September 2021;

The NDR steps up towards a BIG and MMT

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is generally portrayed as a successful businessman with a pragmatic grasp of economic realities and a personal preference for the growth-friendly policies