ICYMI Maimane takes on Zille in DA battle, McBride and Phahlane clash in Parliament, Shootout rocks Mamelodi, and SACP takes shots at Molefe

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South Africans are experiencing a crisis of aspiration. The socio-political climate has been a melting pot for frustration as hopes and dreams remain out of reach, write James Lappeman and Martin Neethling.

Columnists

Coligny arguments are reckless and dishonest

White apologists can spin as much as they want. Black people know very well what goes on on some (not all) farms, writes Max du Preez.

The unengaged complexities of radical economic transformation

People often dismiss radical economic transformation without considering its merit. Yet it’s an important debate to have as it will be the most important issue to the electorate in 2019, writes Oliver Dickson.

Top Stories

Battle lines drawn between Maimane and Zille

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has again lashed out at his predecessor and DA Western Cape leader Helen Zille, with a veiled reference to her Twitter posts on colonialism.

McBride vs Phahlane: Mudslinging match in Parliament

IPID head Robert McBride and acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane have been at each other’s throats over alleged interference in the watchdog’s probes, during a meeting at Parliament.

Five wounded in Mamelodi shootout

Police have managed to arrest eight suspects after shooting and injuring five of them in Mamelodi East, Pretoria.

Molefe resigned as Eskom CEO to get Cabinet position – Western Cape SACP

Western Cape SACP secretary Benson Ngqentsu believes Brian Molefe returned as Eskom CEO after he failed to secure a ministerial position in government.

Lifestyle

Here’s how negligent drivers leave road users liable for damages

‘Responsible drivers could find themselves having to pay damages, even in cases where others had caused the collision’, says legal advisor Johannes du Plessis.

WATCH: Lemon and thyme shortbread slices

Made with fresh lemons for extra zest!

There might be feathers, placenta, egg yolk, and even blood in your shampoo

Why more and more people are going the vegan, green and halal beauty route.

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