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Class, more than race, is at the heart of our problems

It’s time for the whole population to embrace and join the ‘human race’, and for a fresh approach to the causes of inequality, poverty and unemployment The producers of the long-running Judge for Yourself constitutional talk show on the ENCA channel excelled by inviting three young women to discuss the lot of the youth of […]

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Rubbishing a rubbisher

Dear Editor Your correspondent MS Monene of the Polokwane Bar (“NPA has right to appeal” June 3) deserves a brief reply. It needs to be noted that the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, whom Monene stoutly defends, has no dog in the fight in the dispute between the Democratic Alliance and the President […]

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The power of the constitution – A rough guide

The Constitution not invoked to assert freedom, human dignity and the achievement of equality is bound to wither and die. . . The Constitution, our supreme law, introduces the notion of public interest litigation under the heading “Enforcement of Rights”. Section 38 provides, in part, that anyone acting in the public interest has the right […]

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Follow Farlam advice

AT A time when the national police commissioner is facing a board of inquiry into her fitness for office following her role in the Marikana killings, her acting successor has announced changes in the nomenclature of the officials who serve the public in our police service. One could be forgiven for thinking that the changes […]

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