Opinion South Africa

The 106-year-old centre of the ANC must hold – beyond personal discomfort

In the aftermath of the reshuffle of Cabinet the first statements from members of the ANC top six appeared conflicting. We heard from the secretary general. deputy president and treasurer general that they were not consulted, but informed. We also heard the deputy secretary general, chairperson and President confirming lengthy discussions the Monday night that […]

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How to heal South Africa

South Africa’s biggest problems  Leanne Williams   It does not take a genius to figure out that there is no sunshine in our “Rainbow Nation”. Let’s review the real issues and not the perception created in the media. High unemployment rate, reaching its highest ever-percentage in 2016 of 54.5% The quality of education for most […]

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Abuse against women and children in our society must end

By Tsundukani Zitha It is very disturbing to find that after twenty three years of democracy in South Africa, so much violence against women and children in our society. Women remain vulnerable to all types of abuse, from emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, to economic and spiritual abuse.  Although the government has implemented laws that deal with […]

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Preconditioned black alienation 

The Employment Equity Act requires all organisations to employ black staff at all employee levels within the organisation. All procedures are followed from placement of the advertisement to the job specification, explicitly stating “Employment Equity (EE)” candidate only. Fast track to the appointment: it’s a white male or female, and the justification: “there’s no black […]