[OPINION] President Ramaphosa heralds a new path for SA
Judith February says with a new leader, South Africa is on a different path now, one which feels challenging, but somehow lighter all the same.
[OPINION] The disregarding president is finally gone
Judith February says SA is on a new path today, one that can only be better than the long slog of 9 years we have endured under Jacob Zuma.
[OPINION] The ANC’s ‘hot mess’
Judith February says the process of dislodging President Jacob Zuma has been predictably messy and unpredictable.
[OPINION] SA deserves closure on Zuma
Judith February says, that as citizens, we must insist that the deal on President Jacob Zuma’s exit is transparent and in line with the Constitution.
[OPINION] Zuma’s complicated game of political chess
Judith February says Jacob Zuma, the wounded animal, has much to lose. His position as president is his only real bulwark against prosecution.
[OPINION] The clear signs of a 'Cyril Spring'
Judith February says there are many more steps in this long journey to rid our country of the detritus of the Jacob Zuma years.
[OPINION] The difficult tapestry of race in SA
Judith February says the sight of Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi walking off the field at Centurion last week was what true transformation looks like.
[OPINION] Moving beyond H&M to really tackle racism
Judith February asks if we are having better, more nuanced conversations about racism since the H&M racism furore?
[OPINION] Speaking truth in a time of falsehoods
Judith February says South Africans are looking to Cyril Ramaphosa and the ‘new’ ANC leadership to get us out of the cul-de-sac of the Zuma years.
[OPINION] The task ahead for Ramaphosa - the Great Negotiator
Judith February says Cyril Ramaphosa has a window of opportunity to win our trust and start ridding the state of some of the most obvious rot.
[OPINION] The real state of emergency under President Zuma
Judith February says we've watched Jacob Zuma systematically undermine the Constitution and violate its spirit repeatedly during his presidency.
[OPINION] South Africa’s long walk must continue
Judith February says Nelson Mandela was the chief architect of the constitutional framework the current ANC under Jacob Zuma has done their best to destroy.
[OPINION] SA electoral system lacks accountability
Judith February says the deficit in accountability within our electoral system has weakened key institutions and enabled the emergence of a one-party dominant system.
[OPINION] The cruel reality for women and children in SA
Judith February says until the culture of impunity ends, South Africa will make not progress on women or children’s rights.
[OPINION] President Zuma’s new form of tyranny
Judith February says Jacob Zuma is becoming increasingly desperate and will do anything - even bring down the state - to avoid prison.
[OPINION] President Zuma and democracy’s shame
Judith February says we cannot and must not be silent in the face of a laughing president.
[OPINION] The incoherence & chaos of the Zuma administration
Judith February says President Zuma operates in the shadows and sowing the seeds of doubt regarding the nuclear deal with Russia pits his ministers against each other.
[OPINION] Malusi Gigaba’s uphill battle
Judith February says that as Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba prepares to deliver his first Medium Term Budget Policy Statement, he faces a crisis of confidence.