Opinion

Elections 2024: Low voter turnout must be fixed

Glitches and slow queues need to be seen in light of IEC’s budget cuts

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Opinion | 3 June 2024

Hold officials personally liable to strengthen our democracy

Accountability through the ballot box is not enough

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Opinion | 30 May 2024

Which party promises the best climate strategy?

The EFF has the most comprehensive policy but it is not a good one

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Opinion | 27 May 2024

Elections 2024: A party for the children is a party for the future

All political parties should prioritise early childhood needs

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Opinion | 18 April 2024

Sexual harassment in the courts is an open secret

But the Chief Justice has still not taken steps to deal with it

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Opinion | 8 April 2024

We must reject the government’s dirty energy plans

This year’s Integrated Resources Plan is horrifying

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Opinion | 20 March 2024

Rescue on the beach: Easy-to-use devices placed on popular beaches could save lives

Automated External Defibrillators and simple airway devices can be used by bystanders to help victims of cardiac arrest and drowning

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Opinion | 29 February 2024

Two people are killed in gang violence in the Western Cape every day

At least 74 were bystanders

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Opinion | 8 February 2024

Why is Jacob Zuma attacking queer people?

Former president puts tribal patriarchy ahead of our human rights

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Opinion | 31 January 2024

The EU protects its companies from Big Pharma. South Africa needs to do the same

Critical work being done by local scientists is at risk

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Opinion | 7 December 2023

Police brutality is a big problem. Here’s how to change the law to fix it

But amending the law will not be enough. Police leadership must commit to addressing brutality.

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Opinion | 7 November 2023

Coalition governments are here to stay. Here are proposals for making them work better

But even with the best proposals, without a shift in political culture coalition governments will be unstable

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Opinion | 6 November 2023

Community policing forums should be holding police accountable

CPFs are not just there to help cops do their jobs

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Opinion | 3 November 2023

Tshwane must stop violating Hammanskraal residents’ rights

Following the cholera outbreak in Hammanskraal, the City needs to comply with the Public Protector’s orders

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Opinion | 3 November 2023

Insult to injury: will there be any justice for District Six families?

Six families ask the state to expropriate their homes to avoid eviction

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Opinion | 2 November 2023