Opinion and Analysis

Why should South Africans care about Israel’s apartheid?

“We recognise apartheid when we see it” say South African Jews

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21 May 2021

Western Cape’s housing policy open for public comment

The province has set out guidelines for its municipalities

By

20 May 2021

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

Ten years after Andries Tatane was killed, police misuse of rubber bullets is still unchecked

The cases we know about are likely far outnumbered by those we don’t

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13 April 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”

By

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

Executive who saved PRASA billions has been fired

Dismissal of three executives on spurious grounds is a setback against the fight against corruption

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2 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