Tony Leon Columnist
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TONY LEON | Bigger picture says DA should ditch EFF in metros

During the holiday season I attended a glitzy event in Cape Town for which the acronym MINO - money is no obstacle - applied in spades.

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TONY LEON | Brexpropriation a common thread of woe in SA and UK

To adapt Tolstoy, "Every unhappy country is unhappy in its own way"

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TONY LEON | Gigaba can learn a trick or two from fellow liar Trump

Here’s a teaser as political enthusiasts absorb the results this morning of the hugely significant midterm elections for control of the US Congress.

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TONY LEON | Saudis reminded that even impunity has its limits

If the scriptwriters of the blockbuster television series Homeland had invented such a yarn it might have been rejected by its producers as too ...

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TONY LEON | Nene dispute hides a profound SA malady: the economy

Nearly 100 years ago Danish physicist and philosopher Niels Bohr wrote: “The opposite of a fact is a falsehood, but the opposite of one profound ...

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TONY LEON | A sober, if small, voice amid the trumpeting herd

Some years back, one of his harassed employees said of publicity-hungry Rudy Giuliani, then mayor of the Big Apple: 'The most dangerous place to ...

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TONY LEON | Premier move: Maimane dodged the bullet of political idiocy

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has had no end of travails. He is almost perfecting the old adage that “your victories can land up costing you more than your ...

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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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