Let’s end Ukraine war as soon as possible

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Russia is ‘a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma’. This is one of the most famous of Churchill’s epigrams and in my mind

Guard can’t be let down when it comes to bad policy

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A recurring trope in horror movies is when the villain or antagonist returns from the dead. Our heroes will think they have dealt with the

The great trek back

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The Boers left the Cape in 1838 because they were unhappy with the governance. We are glad to see you have learned your lesson now

What can we learn from returning expats?

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As South Africa draws closer to the general elections on May 29th, an interesting development that has been noted by real estate and tax professionals

Right of Reply: Rob Hersov replies to Ivo Vegter on Gayton McKenzie

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When Ivo Vegter decided to do a hit piece on Gayton McKenzie and the Patriotic Alliance, the least he could have bothered to do was

Human rights hero or school bully?

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I was always a little sceptical about South Africa’s application against Israel in the  International Court of Justice. Possibly because I am Jewish, possibly because

Gayton Mckenzie’s callous extortion

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McKenzie says he’s a reformed criminal, but his political tactics are nothing if not coldly self-serving. The lofty promises of the leader of the Patriotic

Odo’s coronation

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This Week in History recalls memorable and decisive events and personalities of the past. 29th February 888 – Odo, Count of Paris, is crowned King of

From pact to pillar: The Multi-Party Charter after the 2024 election

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The Multi-Party Charter has the potential to become a new pillar in South African society – just what the country might need after the 2024

Game Changer: The rise of the MK Party

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Just months before the election, a new party is upending earlier polls and multiplying the coalition possibilities after May 29th. The uMkhonto we Sizwe Party,