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LETTER: RAF unsustainable in present form

With a move to a no-fault scheme, it is anticipated the claims process will be much less cumbersome

LETTER: Last job for protector

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s final task will no doubt be the most important — investigate the cancerous growth that has infected our political economy

LETTER: ANC shuns factions


There are no faction because the party allows only sychophancy

LETTER: Thin layered excuses

Herman Mashaba.  Picture: ARNOLD PRONTO

Johannesburg’s new mayor, Herman Mashaba, is SA’s version of Donald Trump

LETTER: Unwritten curriculum


Good schools and universities teach students industry, respect, sportsmanship, courage, teamwork and a good dose of respect for authority

LETTER: Save the country from the Hawks/Gordhan drama

Pravin Gordhan. Picture: THE TIMES

If Gordhan loves SA, he should do the right thing. Save the country from the drama. If he believes he is innocent, he should subject himself to the legal process

LETTER: Mashaba may be our Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg. Picture: REUTERS

Our country, and specifically our biggest city, Johannesburg, is faced with many challenges

LETTER: Motsoeneng insane

Hlaudi Motsoeneng. Picture: FREDDY MAVUNDA

Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s testimony shows beyond any doubt the man has become completely unhinged

LETTER: Try Zuma or SA falls

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan. Picture: THULI DLAMINI

The latest move by the criminal caucus within the ANC to take on Pravin Gordhan, on patently contrived grounds, is a bridge too far

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The Third Umpire

Disgraced former Fifa head Sepp Blatter, who now claims to have personal experience of the draws for European football competitions being fixed. So he knew about this and didn’t kick up a fuss? And he insists he is clean!

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PPC CEO Darryll Castle has pulled out all the stops since taking charge to try to keep the cement maker afloat, but Deloitte’s disclaimer on the group’s ability to continue as a going concern comes as a cruel blow.

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Now that wasn’t so painful, was it? Collapsing the Pick n Pay pyramid control structure won’t change the Ackerman family’s control of the group, but has already unlocked billions of rand in value for Pikwik shareholders.

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