Ramaphoria redux: caution is advised

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Despite widespread elation and renewed Ramaphoria, cracks are already showing in the GNU. Optimism ought to be tempered with caution. “Investors cheer as Cyril Ramaphosa

SA’s high-stakes opportunity

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What follows is the text of an address I gave today to the Cato Institute in Washington D.C., where I am embarked on the second

Beware the traps of the “beneficiaries of Apartheid” narrative

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The injustice known as Apartheid happened, and people did benefit from it. Care must however be taken when encountering this narrative in the discourse, because

The GNU: the benefits of Big Bang shock-and-awe reform

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If there is one big hope that has emerged from the Government of National Unity (GNU) formed last week, it is that the country will

GNU

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Why job creation is the wrong policy

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All political parties have promised, one way or another, to create jobs. They’re all misguided. It will not be news to anyone that South Africa

Making a co-operative government work

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Last month’s election delivered South Africa to a vastly different reality from what had existed before. Between this writing and your reading, the circumstances may

Chasing 30 years of failure

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The most distressing outcome of the May election was that over 67% of the votes went to parties proposing policies that have failed disastrously over

I wish I was a slut

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Having been a woman now for long enough and looking back, there are two main areas of improvement I would concentrate on if I had

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