JUDITH FEBRUARY: Looking back in anger at the Eskom debacle
As damning testimony relating to Eskom is revealed at the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture, Judith February says we shouldn't forget the red flags which predated the commission.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Can cricket in SA rise to the challenge?
The ‘colour by numbers’ approach is an unsatisfactory approach to team selection as it can be both damaging and artificial. It also can't work if the real hard work of development does not happen at school and club level, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: It's time to separate truth from lies
For those who wish to wrest the state from Cyril Ramaphosa and return us to Zuma-like years, creating a sense of crisis and chaos serves them well, writes Judith February.
Judith February's 2020 wish for Ramaphosa - to sift the truth
Rampahosa would have the backing of citizens and big business, if he provided an honest and firm rendering of the challenges that face us, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Keep calm and restore our confidence in cricket
Cricket South Africa must restore confidence in the game in the minds of the disillusioned cricket fan that has had to watch as corruption and incompetence strangle the game, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: The gentleman’s game has been turned into one of dysfunction
The administration of cricket has been captured by rent-seekers who have no interest in the game at all, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: The farce that is the CSA & the lessons from rugby
Reports of serious governance failures, lack of funding, wasteful expenditure, litigation and even ‘capture’ within Cricket South Africa are rife, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: How long until the ANC gets the proverbial wake-up call?
How hard, or even impossible, is it for senior ANC members to take the high road when it comes to matters of principle, asks Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Why SA needs a win from the Boks
When the overwhelming sentiment is that the Boks 'need' to win the Rugby World Cup, as South Africans, we know instinctively what that means, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Maimane the casualty of a DA with no core identity
Whoever leads the party next must provide clarity of vision, which reconciles the DA’s past, its roots and its future in a way which captures the imagination of South Africans, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Renewed citizen activism critical in SA
‘What is the work for us to do?’ That is both an individual and collective question for each one of us as we try to create a country which is more just and more equal, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: To live in South Africa, we have to ‘see and unsee’
As inequality deepens in South Africa, it is becoming increasingly hard to ‘unsee’ the faceless ones, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Pressure on Mboweni to shape economic message for SA
South Africa talks far too much and does far too little. The time for endless discussion on economic policy must surely be over, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: In praise of art turning things upside down
Art and discourse must reflect the maturity, immaturity, struggles, contradictions and discomfort of our young society., writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Ramaphosa is losing the PR battle
As a former negotiator and a ‘union man’, we need to see more of Cyril Ramaphosa’s raw political instincts coming to the fore, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Trust has been broken between the state and citizens
President Ramaphosa has promised that the time is up for rapists and murderers, but cynicism is all that is left, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Uyinene was not the first and she won't be the last
President Rampahosa's words ring hollow when we gaze upon the sad parade of murdered women in our country, writes Judith February.
JUDITH FEBRUARY: Is Ramaphosa being too deliberative?
Given the daily dose of the Zondo commission, Ace Magashule and the ANC’s regular antics and now the death of Gavin Watson, South Africans are becoming increasingly impatient, writes Judith February.