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Beware of Governments seeking too much protection in Protection of Information Bills

When governments in free countries lose the capacity to govern effectively, they look for scapegoats – and, invariably, one of the first things they will then do is chip away at the rights that underpin the democracy they once promised … Continue reading

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Time to flush out the shit-stirrer of Seshego

On Monday, 1 August at 6.15pm, I called up the Google Website on my five-year-old Acer laptop, typed in the words “Julius Malema” and hit the ‘enter’ key with a little flourish of my index finger. There were 1.49-million references … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to this Plato

Far too often we let politicians get away with spouting the type of waste product that emerges from a bull’s bum. But the residents of Beacon Valley in Mitchells Plain are a welcome exception…. They deserve a ‘hip’ and a … Continue reading

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