Opinions

Do not give in to the authoritarian urge
by Marius Roodt — last modified Sep 06, 2019 11:00 PM
Marius Roodt
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Sep 07, 2019

South Africa has been through a horrific few weeks, but we must not give in to populist temptation and jettison that which makes a decent society.

Mugabe’s gone, but look what’s left
by Gabriel Crouse — last modified Sep 06, 2019 10:54 PM
Gabriel Crouse
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Sep 07, 2019

I laughed when I learned I shared a name with the former president of Zimbabwe … but that night I dreamed of killing Robert Gabriel Mugabe.

Contradictions too glaring to ignore
by Terence Corrigan — last modified Sep 06, 2019 01:14 AM
Terence Corrigan
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Sep 06, 2019

Land reform comments denote an officialdom that is either unaware of the perilous contradiction in its positions, or that doesn’t really care.

When black lives don’t matter
by Michael Morris — last modified Sep 03, 2019 05:59 PM
michael@irr.org.za
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Sep 04, 2019

The government’s racial nationalism is laid shockingly bare in its 19th Commission of Employment Equity annual report. Every bit as shocking is the nodding endorsement of the intelligentsia.

‘Unidentified leader’
by Frans Cronje — last modified Sep 01, 2019 07:13 PM
Frans Cronje
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Sep 01, 2019

The ‘outrage’ of a few South Africans on Twitter about the Associated Press caption that left President Cyril Ramaphosa unnamed reveals how skewed their perception of their country and its leader has become.

Taxi ride to ruin
by David Bullard — last modified Aug 31, 2019 07:13 PM
David Bullard
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Sep 01, 2019

Who in government is going to steer Tito Mboweni’s turnaround plan to fruition?

Policy certainty not enough
by Terence Corrigan — last modified Aug 29, 2019 06:32 PM
Terence Corrigan
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Aug 30, 2019

Certainty of policy may in fact be a major warning against an investment decision – if the underlying policy is bad.


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