Opinion

Yes, Minister Cele, we did do our homework

Police minister brushes off Viewfinder’s devastating findings on police brutality

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18 May 2021

How to vaccinate millions as quickly as possible

Don’t try to micromanage the rollout

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14 May 2021

South Africa’s carbon emission targets not nearly ambitious enough

South Africa is the most carbon-intensive G20 economy with the highest coal reliance

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10 May 2021

Municipalities are creating arbitrary requirements for “permission” to protest

Gatekeeping officials are stopping people from exercising a constitutional right

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7 April 2021

Continued prohibition of political gatherings is irrational

“Government appears to be leveraging the pandemic to suppress dissent”

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22 February 2021

Covid-19: How bureaucracy can kill

A thoughtless instruction to my school from the provincial education department may have cost lives

A Teacher

15 February 2021

SLAPPing back: Court checks corporate bullying

Tuesday’s judgment in the mining company case provides key insights into how to recognise a SLAPP suit

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11 February 2021

Teachers, let’s use this time wisely

The Covid-19 delay to the start of the school year offers an opportunity to do things differently

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10 February 2021

Covid-19: Ivermectin obsession is dangerous

A court case brought by Afriforum risks undermining the scientific governance of medicine

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29 January 2021

Teachers are the unsung heroes of the Covid-19 pandemic

Extra hours, extra classes, WhatsApp calls into the night: it’s the teachers who listened and nurtured and cared

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19 January 2021

This virus is catchy - we need vaccines urgently

An infectious diseases scientist describes how despite taking precautions her entire household is sick with Covid

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4 January 2021

Hawks’ ability to complain about political interference must be strengthened

Proposed changes to the law do not go far enough

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8 December 2020

AIDS victories show what we can do if we try

We can do the same for Covid-19 and other diseases

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1 December 2020

New police bill fails to address chilling effect on freedom of assembly

Laws criminalising conduct connected with gatherings do not align with the Constitution

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20 November 2020

Gauteng Bill infringes on rights of foreign nationals

The Gauteng Township Economic Development Bill seeks to exclude people without permanent residence from the township economy

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17 November 2020

Proposed changes to the way we vote are alarming

Electoral Law Amendment Bill would give the Independent Electoral Commision full power to change voting methods

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13 November 2020