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Gang feuds must end

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In the middle of May, over the course of 24 hours, three people were killed in gang-related violence in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town. The violence

DA must not compromise on race-based policies

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) has an opportunity to save South Africa from continued poverty, corruption, and ruin. It must not squander it with weak compromises

Evaluating the ICC Charges against Israeli and Hamas Leadership

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The South African government has clearly picked a side in the Israel-Hamas conflict. Its incredibly shameful accusations against Israel at the International Court of Justice

What do South African parties think about federalism?

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South Africa needs federalism. Provinces, municipalities, and local governments are far better equipped than the national government to combat the many crises affecting South Africans

Western Cape should issue its own visas

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The Department of Home Affairs demonstrates an incompetence endemic to the national government and its culture of corruption, partisan loyalty, and centralised failure. Earlier this

Corrupt rulers create criminals

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Transparency International has classified South Africa (SA) as a “flawed democracy” in its recent Corruption Perception Index (CPI). ‘Flawed democracy’ is definitely correct – but

Fixing South Africa’s democracy

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On 29 May, South Africa will be faced with its seventh general election since 1994. While the 1994 election saw this country escape the dark

South Africa is Too Large to be a Unitary State

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A country as large and as diverse as South Africa  is far too large to be run by a single, central government. And insistence by

Parties Must Think Harder About Crime

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Crime seeps into every aspect of South African society. Violent crime takes lives, sexual assault destroys them. Gangsterism imposes a brutal dictatorship on swathes of

Why South Africa Needs Federalism

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By virtue of being divided into semi-autonomous provinces and municipalities, South Africa already has the foundation to be a federal republic. But the ANC’s obsession