Opinion and Analysis

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

SA bank executives coined it during Covid

Banks paid out hefty bonuses, though performance targets were not met

Ann Crotty for Just Share

Analysis | 20 May 2024

Universal Basic Income Grant: What should a payment system look like?

South Africa can learn from Brazil

Abby May, Zen Mathe and Michael Marchant for Open Secrets

Analysis | 13 May 2024

Universal Basic Income Grant: who will profit?

There are risks in using a private company to pay the grants

Abby May, Zen Mathe and Michael Marchant for Open Secrets

Analysis | 10 May 2024

Universal Basic Income Grant: who should run it?

The sad history of Net1 and the Post Office shows that this is an important question

Abby May, Zen Mathe and Michael Marchant for Open Secrets

Analysis | 8 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

Constitutional Court: where are the judgments?

The Court has not delivered a single judgment this year

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Analysis | 9 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

The lawyers and auditors who cashed in on corruption at PRASA

Audit firm to be investigated by regulator

By Ra'eesa Pather and Qiqa Nkomo for Open Secrets

Analysis | 20 March 2024

The looters living it up from PRASA millions

Makhensa Mabunda and Auswell Mashaba were at the heart of the corrupt deals

By Ra'eesa Pather and Qiqa Nkomo for Open Secrets

Analysis | 18 March 2024

The European company that profited from corruption at PRASA

Vossloh made R1.8-billion from a dodgy deal and has not paid back a cent

Ra'eesa Pather and Qiqa Nkomo for Open Secrets

Analysis | 14 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