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Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti. Picture: TREVOR SAMSON

LETTER: Food security used as a scare tactic

I find myself wondering if we will ever get to a point at which all the citizens equally share in the wealth of this country

LETTER: Omissions are telling

South African Poultry Association CEO Kevin Lovell. Picture: FINANCIAL MAIL
3 day(s) ago

SA Poultry Association CEO Kevin Lovell’s letter is more noteworthy for what he does not say than for what he actually says

LETTER: Spend time on training

Picture: THINKSTOCK
3 day(s) ago

Unfortunately our government has created a small group of black multimillionaires without creating any meaningful upliftment of the actual workers

LETTER: Spoiling your vote endorses ANC

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils at the launch of the Sidikiwe Vukani ‘Vote No’ campaign. Picture: DANIEL BORN
4 day(s) ago

If you don’t vote or you spoil your vote, whoever wins the election is tacitly endorsed by you

LETTER: Land reform turmoil

Picture: THE TIMES
4 day(s) ago

Despite assurances that the NDP reflects government policy, this does not seem to be the case in the critical area of land reform

LETTER: The truth about Hani

Former president Nelson Mandela and Chris  Hani
4 day(s) ago

It’s unfair that we are continually offered whitewash articles about someone like Chris Hani

LETTER: Arms deal hero follows state drum

CAMPAIGNER:  Arms deal activist Terry Crawford-Browne. Picture: TERRY SHEAN
5 day(s) ago

Terry Crawford-Browne has given up a just and honourable cause for something so disingenuous and dishonest that one must question the integrity of this man

LETTER: Kasrils is dangerous

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES
3 day(s) ago

Ronnie Kasrils and his cohorts are a danger to the country and their behaviour should not be taken lightly, as it has elements of anarchy

LETTER: On road to Zimbabwe

Picture: DAILY DISPATCH
3 day(s) ago

The ANC government wants a future SA to function without the participation of whites, particularly white Afrikaners — duplicating the situation in Zimbabwe

LETTER: Call to spoil vote is sad

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils at the launch of the Sidikiwe Vukani ‘Vote No’ campaign. Picture: DANIEL BORN
3 day(s) ago

My plea to Ronnie Kasrils is to desist from campaigning against the ANC, if not for the rich history he knows, then for future generations

LETTER: Nazism rising on left

Israel flag. Picture: THINKSTOCK
4 day(s) ago

Terry Crawford-Browne shows either a willful blinkered outlook when it comes to Israel, or he is terminally bigoted

LETTER: Policy not the problem

DA national spokesman Mmusi Maimane. Picture: SOWETAN
4 day(s) ago

It is incorrect to suggest that the DA is the only party highlighting the substantive issue of title deeds

LETTER: DA policies not new

Picture: THINKSTOCK
4 day(s) ago

Media should not claim ignorance of the raft of detailed DA policies that will accelerate economic growth and uplift the lives of everyone.

LETTER: Oscar trial TV delights

The door through which Reeva Steenkamp was shot is displayed during Oscar Pistorius's murder trial in Pretoria. Picture: REUTERS
4 day(s) ago

What a pleasure to watch the Carte Blanche Channel 199 programme on the Oscar Pistorius trial

LETTER: Human rights era over

Picture: THINKSTOCK
5 day(s) ago

Our democracy has been almost the only epoch after 1652 in which judges were not hand-picked from political cronies

LETTER: Management to blame

A worker underground at Beatrix gold mine. Picture: SOWETAN
5 day(s) ago

When management and labour are at each other’s throats, it is (almost) always the fault of management

LETTER: SA is on nonracial path

Picture: THINKSTOCK
5 day(s) ago

In a nonracial state, unlike a race-based state, everyone, regardless of his or her ethnic and cultural origin, is afforded equal status

LETTER: Israel is a democracy

Israel flag. Picture: THINKSTOCK
5 day(s) ago

Israel is a democracy with regular elections and changes in government

LETTER: Irony from the ANC

Picture: BUSINESS DAY
5 day(s) ago

Obviously ‘what’s good for the goose is good for the gander’ is selectively practised by the ANC

HARD TIMES: Mining is the linchpin of the Rustenburg economy and the town is struggling as a result of the strike. Picture: THE TIMES

LETTER: More gazumping likely

Few companies used to the protection under the previous act will take that risk

LETTER: Conclusions come last

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Picture: REUTERS
5 day(s) ago

Displaying angry prejudice is all Terry Crawford-Browne manages

LETTER: Still the same

5 day(s) ago

Once upon a time, when someone said that they had ‘a good story’ to tell, they would launch into a very bad joke

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Parliamentary secretary Michael Coetzee. The “I was just following orders” excuse is just not good enough. State officials have a duty to follow proper procurement procedures or accept being held to account.

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Deputy Economic Development Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize. If you have to scrape the barrel to find reasons to justify your existence, it’s a pretty good sign that the portfolio is redundant and should be scrapped.

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