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Opinion 21 Apr 2017 08:11 am
As we enter new times of tension, it is good to remember the peacemakers down the years, epitomised by both Philip Kgosana and Ignatius Terblanche. By TONY HEARD.
South Africa 03 Apr 2017 15:22 pm
ANC Integrity Commission Chair Andrew Mlangeni said the Integrity Commission is “deeply perturbed” by President Jacob Zuma's decision to reshuffle cabinet without consultation.
Opinion 31 Mar 2017 00:52 am
The EFF has filed a Constitutional Court application asking it to order the Speaker of Parliament to institute impeachment or disciplinary proceedings against JZ. JILLIAN GREEN
Opinion 28 Mar 2017 07:31 am
MARELISE VAN DER MERWE reflects on Ahmed Kathrada's distinguished life and times both on and off “the island” where he spent many long years.
Life 13 Mar 2017 07:51 am
Diabetes has emerged as the biggest killer of South African women and the second biggest killer overall, according to 2015 death statistics. HEALTH-E’s Kerry Cullinan reports.
Opinion 09 Mar 2017 13:07 pm
A heavyweight panel of brilliant legal minds – including six former Constitutional Court justices – has briefed Parliament on what exactly is at stake. By SIMON ALLISON.
Opinion 09 Mar 2017 12:55 pm
The Minister of Social Development and Sassa officials have managed to string along parliament's oversight committee for at least six months. By MARIANNE THAMM.
Opinion 08 Feb 2017 11:58 am
It is mired in controversy over unprecedented security measures, writes MARIANNE MERTEN.
Opinion 12 Jan 2017 06:53 am
Did Solly Msimanga destroy decades of delicately wrought South African foreign policy when he visited Taipei? RICHARD POPLAK travelled to Centurion to find out.
South Africa 11 Jan 2017 13:56 pm
Daily Maverick unpacks the complex game that has been played over the last eight years to gain control of the control of the country's tax authority and, ultimately, its treasury.