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A very odd phenomenon
by Frans Cronje — last modified Jul 20, 2019 10:28 PM
Frans Cronje
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Jul 21, 2019

The risk of a significant social, economic, and civil rights slide-away that could turn South Africa into the next Venezuela should be taken seriously.

The NDR nature of the ‘new dawn’
by Anthea Jeffery — last modified Jul 17, 2019 07:23 PM
Anthea Jeffery
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Jul 18, 2019

If the National Democratic Revolution is to be defeated, South Africa’s moderate majority must stand together in resisting its interventions.

A waiting country
by Michael Morris — last modified Jul 16, 2019 09:27 PM
michael@irr.org.za
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Jul 17, 2019

After 25 years in power, and the costs of its flawed policy mounting, the African National Congress (ANC) is unmistakably at the centre of South Africa’s crisis.

Ramaphosa’s unreason
by Sara Gon — last modified Jul 16, 2019 07:55 AM
Sara Gon
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Jul 16, 2019

If you think what the president says makes no sense, it probably doesn’t.

The problem with foreigners
by Andrew Kenny — last modified Jul 13, 2019 08:29 PM
Andrew Kenny
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Jul 14, 2019

My free market instincts favour free movement of all people everywhere, but I know this is impractical, and indeed destructive. So, I’d just advocate intelligent, sympathetic, controlled immigration.

Will Makhanda endure?
by Ron Weissenberg — last modified Jul 13, 2019 08:26 PM
Ron Weissenberg
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Jul 14, 2019

Ultimately, it may be up to the Constitutional Court to uphold the heritage, history and rich tapestry of cultures that make up modern South Africa.

What is an African?
by Marius Roodt — last modified Jul 12, 2019 10:03 PM
marius@irr.org.za
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Jul 13, 2019

'It’s my home, it’s where I live, it’s where I belong; I didn’t choose to be here, I was born. I might seem out of place here, but everything I hold dear is under the African sun!'


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