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Mantashe is right, and the DA wrong

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Last week Kevin Mileham, shadow minister of mineral resources and energy in the Democratic Alliance (DA), said his party would not support any expansion of

Sisulu reveals the false promise of socio-economic “rights”

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When South Africa’s final constitution was up for certification by the Constitutional Court in 1996, the South African Institute of Race Relations warned against the

Ukraine: the country they loathe, fear, and covet

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Among the things the tsars, the Bolsheviks, and Vladimir Putin have in common is antipathy to the notion of an independent Ukraine. Until it declared

Tutu’s Truth Commission was fundamentally flawed

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Chaired by Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission was hailed both in this country and around the world. But its methodology was flawed,

How other Europeans helped the Nazis

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Thursday this week, 20th January, is the 80th anniversary of the conference at Wannsee in Berlin where Nazi bosses decided on further steps towards bringing

Jews determined to return to Nazi Germany – the story of X Troop

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Manfred Gans caused consternation when he used his Bar Mitzvah speech in April 1935 in a small town in Germany to denounce the Nazis. He

The injustice of “climate justice”

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Lots of people have voiced outrage at the travel ban against this country imposed by the British and other governments after South Africans sounded the

Cheap talk about expensive cars

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Several weeks ago Tesla Inc, the electric car manufacturer founded and run by Elon Musk, reached a stock market capitalisation of more than a trillion

Ramaphosa will also be on trial at local level

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After its limited success in the recent municipal elections, the Democratic Alliance (DA) faces three main enemies. They are the communications media, the African National

They could do worse than emulate liberalising reformers

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F W de Klerk was first elected to Parliament in 1972. He was appointed to the first of his six cabinet portfolios in 1978. In