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Construction in crisis


The state of South Africa’s construction industry is a sign of the state of the economy as managed by the African National Congress (ANC): it’s

Protecting women: time to focus on essentials


President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a raft of measures in September to better deal with the scourge of abuse and rape, including additional funding of R1.1

When opinion parts company with facts


It has been disturbing to see how seasoned mainstream journalists have responded to and interpreted the events surrounding the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the past

Anti-Semitism ensures no resolution to the conflict


The United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) meets three times a year to debate human rights violations around the world. Every country is debated under

Does the Anglican Church really support BDS on Israel?


The Anglican synod is naïve if it believes that peace will result should Israel end the Occupation of the West Bank. The recent endorsement by

All too familiar lesson from America


It is bizarrely comforting to know that the majority party in the House of Representatives can have as little understanding of successful economics as the

Greta, there’s more to it than that


According to Wikipedia, Greta Thunberg first heard about climate change when she was 8 years old, and couldn’t understand why so little was being done

Job Reservation à la 2019


An application for a job has just been published. The position being advertised is for a researcher in marketing. The contract being offered is fixed

Freedom means letting people choose


Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi should not hold a job in government if he regards the choice to speak Afrikaans and the creation of a

NHI won’t sort this out


The bizarre case of the three doctors and the two broken chairs – and the unanswered questions about failings in South Africa’s public health system.