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There are many reasons why the motion of no confidence will likely remain the motion of no consequence. A tradition of executive dominance is one of them, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Columnists

Rian Malan to Sisonke Msimang: ‘Yes, I am paranoid’

The primary cause of inequality in South Africa is rampant black unemployment, not white selfishness. Extremists who say otherwise put whites in an impossible position, writes Rian Malan.

Why scandal is following Western Cape police

One has to question why the Western Cape’s top brass are finding themselves in courtrooms. Are they being targeted for pursuing criminal trails which led them up the ranks of the police, asks Caryn Dolley.

The clockwork and cloudy flags changing the global game

If you want to get ahead of your competitors, you need the eyes of a fox to spot the flags changing the game around you and the agility to meet the challenges posed by them, writes Clem Sunter.

Top Stories

Man shot dead at OR Tambo International

One person was shot dead on Ring Road leading to OR Tambo International Airport’s arrivals and departures roadway.

Lawyer for Franziska’s alleged killer withdraws

The lawyer representing the man accused of killing teenager Franziska Blöchliger has withdrawn his services.

I want to be the oldest person living with progeria says tiny giant, Beandri Booysen

The only known surviving South African living with progeria, Beandri Booysen, has no desire to meet President Jacob Zuma or any famous South African for that matter, her dream is to become the oldest person living with progeria in the world.

Man tries to hijack police car on N3, gets shot

A man has been shot in the head while allegedly trying to hijack a police vehicle in Alberton, Johannesburg.

LIVE: ConCourt judges no pushovers in Zuma no confidence case

Anton Katz, representing the IFP in the UDM’s bid for the Constitutional Court to rule for a secret ballot in a proposed ‘no confidence’ vote in President Jacob Zuma, has argued that in principle every motion of ‘no confidence’ should be dealt with by secret ballot.

Lifestyle

SAA fat-shames woman for requesting seat belt extension on Cape Town flight

“I wished that the earth would swallow me…”

Men who blame women for getting murdered are trash

In the wake of Karabo Mokoena’s murder, Laura Shortridge is wondering how women are supposed to “stay safe”.

SEE: When you don’t take care of your teeth…

If you don’t take care of every single one of your teeth, you may pick up serious problems later in life.

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