State of the Nation address

A tale of two countries in uncertain days

Richard Calland

It is the best of times, the worst of times, but also the most dangerous of times for South Africa and Britain


As poll numbers fall, Putin vows to improve living conditions

Putin laid out a series of new measures in his speech to Russia's two houses of Parliament


Post State of the Nation Address

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Suggestions were made for South African citizens to spoil their ballots, to show politicians how dissatisfied they are


A ruskansie by any other name

Lester Kiewit

Tiep, snooze, doss, lala — or simply call it load-shedding, the visitation of Brian Molefe’s spirit


Quo vadis? End of the ANC as we know it

Ebrahim Fakir, Ivor Sarakinsky

The party must decide if politicised uncertainty and institutionalised ambiguity will be its end