Serious concerns over new environment bill

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The Minister of Environmental Affairs has just published a Draft Bill that if enacted will replace the existing 2004 National Environmental Biodiversity Act (NEMBA). This

I just want what the white people have

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The day before I voted, I looked to see what the world thought about our 2024 election and came across this story. “‘I just want

South Africa’s Affirmative Action Policies Perpetuate Inequality

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Milton Friedman once quipped that nothing was so permanent as a temporary government programme. Nothing illustrates this colloquial truth as clearly as South Africa’s enduring

Why did Moses have only 10 rules, but we have thousands?

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Life might have been harder in the times of Moses, but it was simpler: Move towards a promised land, move away from an evil persecutor,

What Cape Town can learn from Minneapolis about housing

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Recently, while waiting to watch a basketball game on satellite television  in the godless hours of the morning I stumbled on a reality TV program

The ANC and Iran

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Much of the underlying narrative about this election is about the amorality of the governing ANC of the past 15 odd years. As the prime

South Africa’s hidebound electorate

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Early results show that the ANC did indeed lose much support, but it lost almost none of it to the Democratic Alliance. It is risky

Reject the false dichotomy of ANC-DA or ANC-EFF

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The election is over. Arguably the next most important phase is now under way: coalition negotiations. But the narrative that South Africa only has two

Election Day

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It has now become something of a cliché to talk of today’s election as the most important since 1994. But, as with all clichés, there

My vote, my party and my reason

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When you stand in the voting queue today, think hard about which party most deserves your trust to grow and govern the country or be