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SA’s Public Protector – another case of public official deceit

South Africa's Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwabane is not fit for office and her appointment has been left wanting by those involved in the process.

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Are women groomed to accept a culture of harassment solely for the pleasure of men? Danielle Hoffmeester looks at the damaging effects of cat calling.

Balancing budgets to benefit the usual suspects

Mphuthumi Ntabeni looks at the good, the bad, and the hugely problematic aspects of South Africa's current economic planning.

Zuma’s last trump card

What is the motive behind Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle and how did we get here? Mphuthumi Ntabeni attempts to answer these questions

Factions, coalitions and in-fighting in SA politics

Mphuthumi Ntabeni looks at the politics of factions, coalition and party in-fighting and what this means for the South African voter.

Dr Makhosi Khoza’s resignation: who really changed?

The resignation of Makhosi Khoza from the ANC may be indicative of the party being in an irreparable state. Lawrence Ndlovu analyses the departure of one of its stalwarts.

Does South Africa’s Constitution still serve her hard-fought democracy?

Once internationally hailed and locally revered, South Africa's Constitution is now being looked upon with suspicion by the very people it is meant to serve - the majority.

Sex and sensibility

All South Africans must have access to basic human rights including sex workers - who are often the most marginalised in our society. Danielle Hoffmester considers the arguments for criminalising, legalising and decriminalising sex work in South Africa.

There can be no gender reconciliation without gender justice

Danielle Hoffmeester discusses the possibility of gender justice in Africa. 

The ushering in of South Africa’s Age of Demagogues

Mphuthumi Ntabeni compares the current demise of ethics in the ANC with observations made by ancient philosophers of Ancient Greece and Rome. 

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