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Run, Ramaphosa, run well


A few days ago early morning runners and cyclists bumped into South Africa's new president as he took his morning run in Cape Town. In January exercise enthusiasts in Port Elizabeth also bumped into the president when he was in their city for the ANC's birthda... More »

SONA 2018: A new dawn


STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, MR CYRIL RAMAPHOSA 16 FEBRUARY 2018 Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, Ms Thandi Modise, Deputy Speaker of the Natio... More »

Time for national introspection


South Africans are partly to blame for the Zuma-sized mess our country is in. By not using our vote, by not demanding change, and by being gullible time and time again, we have allowed our politics to be corrupted. And without national introspection, says Mphu... More »

Dear Cyril, we’re gasping for air


South Africans are waiting for clarity from Cyril Ramaphosa on the future of Jacob Zuma, but with every meeting called and statement issued without definitive information, the country's faith in the ANC's new leadership takes a substantial knock. Mphuthumi Nta... More »

Transport in SA: Going nowhere fast


There is little dignity for those at the mercy of poor rail services in South Africa. Affected by crime, lack of safety, endless delays and broken promises, the failing transportation system disproportionately affects the poor. Peter John Moses reflects on the... More »


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