BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | When MPs treat parliament as a shebeen, Cyril must remind ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa missed a golden opportunity - nay, he shirked his responsibility - to forcefully rebuke the sheer thuggery and bigotry ...

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | World will take an unusual interest in US midterm election ...

Trump is not on the ballot but midterm elections are generally regarded as a verdict on a sitting president

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | Loudmouth politicians out for short-term gain should look ...

The idea of the new SA has always been to unite all the people of this country, to have them stride ahead with a common purpose while respecting each ...

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | We have commissions for Africa and a vital one that's off ...

President Cyril Ramaphosa favoured us with another commission of inquiry this week. We now have these commissions coming out of our ears. It seems ...

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | The crises that confront Ramaphosa are also timely ...

'Never let a good crisis go to waste'

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | It's time politicians faced real job interviews like the ...

It's become something of a daily lament by the public that our politicians are hopeless and that parliament itself has become a disgrace, a circus ...

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | Thabo Mbeki's intervention on land collides head-on with ...

By writing a 30-page thoughtful denunciation of land expropriation without compensation, the ideological panacea of our time, Thabo Mbeki has thrown ...

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | Plot thickens as Mantashe's involvement presents Ramaphosa ...

We're already beginning to see the slow, but inexorable unravelling of Gwede Mantashe

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | It's criminal the way we are unable to deal with our crime

The primary responsibility of any government or state is the protection of life and property of its citizens.

BARNEY MTHOMBOTHI | Jacob Zuma was no autocrat - the party went along with him ...

SA right now - apart from the brawling and the burning that continue unabated - seems and feels like a huge talking shop. We're probably the best ...

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