Tony Leon Columnist
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TONY LEON | The not-so-secret source of success we don't have

Resilience. That's what two business mavens advised me was the secret sauce that allows SA to power on.

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TONY LEON | In black and white: ANC’s great race to the bottom

Perhaps in his briefing folder for last week’s Brics summit in Sandton, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an article from The Times of India ...

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TONY LEON | TV expropriation debate enters realm of Neverland

I was reminded sharply on Tuesday night of the rebuke "no one forced you to do this" when I guest-anchored the eNCA TV show Let's Have it Out.

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TONY LEON | Things are very bad and a lot better

The Ramaphosa presidency is an infant: four months old, and - voters, party, and health willing - still with around 4000 days to go. Hans Rosling, an ...

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TONY LEON | On expropriation, let's not be glad to settle for half a loaf

What has our burning topic du jour, expropriation without compensation, to do with the price of bread?

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TONY LEON | Memories of memories, and the truth: The Winnie Mandela narratives

The furious narrative and counternarrative on the consequential life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela drew to mind the words of another novelist who ...

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TONY LEON | Back to the politics of the long haul for a post-Zuma DA

Here's a remarkable and democratically depressing fact: South African voters rarely change their national government.

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TONY LEON | Hypocrite-in-chief lectures populace on tax morality

FW de Klerk once said: "Australia's greatest problem is that it has no great problem - nobody can say that about South Africa"

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TONY LEON | ‘Virtue signalling’ a poor and modern relation of political ...

For the purpose of a new book which I have been commissioned to write‚ I have recently delved into the origins of the term ‘political correctness.’

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TONY LEON | It's early days, but Cyril may really be the game-changer

South Africa's ruling party elects a new president; he assures audiences at home and abroad that he will herald an era of desperately needed reform ...