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Every year our analysts and policy experts, in promoting new ideas and policies, contribute a wide range of articles to newspapers across South Africa.

We want solutions – Rapport, 26 April 2015

Frans Cronjé's interview with Mmusi Maimane in Rapport. This is an English translation.

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‘Praat gaan nie help nie – ons soek oplossings’ – Rapport, 26 April 2015

Dit lyk asof Mmusi Maimane vir seker die volgende leier van die opposisie sal wees. Baie mense kritiseer sy gebrek aan politieke ervaring, maar die DA het oorgenoeg bekwame strategiese leiers wat hom kan help. Wat belangrik is, is waarheen mnr Maimane die DA beleidsgewys sal lei. Ek het mnr Maimane gevra om in sy eie woorde hierop te antwoord met die volgende vyf vrae.

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Entitlement equation that stops transformation adding up – Business Day, 20 April 2015

As the 21st anniversary of SA’s first all-race election approaches on April 27, the country "still boils with white racism".

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A much better Expropriation Bill – BizNews.com, 15 April 2015

The current Expropriation Act contradicts the Constitution and needs to be changed, but the Government’s proposed Expropriation Bill is equally unconstitutional.

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Anti-Westers – maar hulle is sélf Westerlinge – Rapport, 12 April 2015

Die #RhodesMustFall-beweging gaan nie oor ’n standbeeld nie. Inteendeel. Die kommentaar van talle ondersteuners wys dit is eerder ’n poging om Westerse invloede van Suid-Afrikaanse universiteite te verwyder.

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Só word SA tree vir tree gelei na sosialisme – Rapport, 29 March 2015

Party kritici sê ons ontleding is verkeerd en daar word geen poging aangewend om Suid-Afrika na sosialisme te lei nie. Maar die huidige beleidsrigting is duidelik sosialisties van aard en word deur die toenemende invloed van die SAKP gedryf. 40% van die kabinet is inderdaad lede van dié party en nie een van hulle ontken dat ons ont­leding reg is nie.

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Zuma’s land grab urgings to traditional chiefs; desperate move by a declining force – BizNews.com, 17 March 2015

Earlier this month, President Jacob Zuma made an impassioned plea for the country’s traditional leaders to organise, raise money, instruct lawyers, and lodge claims to land under the re-opened land claims process before the current window shuts in June 2019.

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The stink is not about just one statue, it is about tolerance – Business Day, 23 March 2015

Until a "throw poo at your peril" invention comes along, the Rhodes statue will remain vulnerable to attack. Even so, it should remain where it is for the simple reason that moving it would be to capitulate to vandalism and intolerance. No university, least of all one espousing the ideals of academic freedom, can afford to give in to such forces without compromising its very ethos.

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Rebirth of the liberal tradition on campus – PoliticsWeb, 16 March 2015

Speech by John Kane-Berman at the launch of African Students for Liberty, University of Pretoria, March 16 2015: Rebirth of the liberal tradition on the campuses of South Africa's universities.

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Nuwe SEB-reëls weerspreek Nhlanhla Nene se beloftes – Rapport, 15 March 2015

“ 'n Klein familiesaak sal 'n kwart van hul onderneming aan 'n swart vennoot moet oorhandig."

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We want solutions – Rapport, 26 April 2015

Frans Cronjé's interview with Mmusi Maimane in Rapport. This is an English translation.

Read More…

‘Praat gaan nie help nie – ons soek oplossings’ – Rapport, 26 April 2015

Dit lyk asof Mmusi Maimane vir seker die volgende leier van die opposisie sal wees. Baie mense kritiseer sy gebrek aan politieke ervaring, maar die DA het oorgenoeg bekwame strategiese leiers wat hom kan help. Wat belangrik is, is waarheen mnr Maimane die DA beleidsgewys sal lei. Ek het mnr Maimane gevra om in sy eie woorde hierop te antwoord met die volgende vyf vrae.

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Entitlement equation that stops transformation adding up – Business Day, 20 April 2015

As the 21st anniversary of SA’s first all-race election approaches on April 27, the country "still boils with white racism".

Read More…

A much better Expropriation Bill – BizNews.com, 15 April 2015

The current Expropriation Act contradicts the Constitution and needs to be changed, but the Government’s proposed Expropriation Bill is equally unconstitutional.

Read More…

Anti-Westers – maar hulle is sélf Westerlinge – Rapport, 12 April 2015

Die #RhodesMustFall-beweging gaan nie oor ’n standbeeld nie. Inteendeel. Die kommentaar van talle ondersteuners wys dit is eerder ’n poging om Westerse invloede van Suid-Afrikaanse universiteite te verwyder.

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Só word SA tree vir tree gelei na sosialisme – Rapport, 29 March 2015

Party kritici sê ons ontleding is verkeerd en daar word geen poging aangewend om Suid-Afrika na sosialisme te lei nie. Maar die huidige beleidsrigting is duidelik sosialisties van aard en word deur die toenemende invloed van die SAKP gedryf. 40% van die kabinet is inderdaad lede van dié party en nie een van hulle ontken dat ons ont­leding reg is nie.

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Zuma’s land grab urgings to traditional chiefs; desperate move by a declining force – BizNews.com, 17 March 2015

Earlier this month, President Jacob Zuma made an impassioned plea for the country’s traditional leaders to organise, raise money, instruct lawyers, and lodge claims to land under the re-opened land claims process before the current window shuts in June 2019.

Read More…

The stink is not about just one statue, it is about tolerance – Business Day, 23 March 2015

Until a "throw poo at your peril" invention comes along, the Rhodes statue will remain vulnerable to attack. Even so, it should remain where it is for the simple reason that moving it would be to capitulate to vandalism and intolerance. No university, least of all one espousing the ideals of academic freedom, can afford to give in to such forces without compromising its very ethos.

Read More…

Rebirth of the liberal tradition on campus – PoliticsWeb, 16 March 2015

Speech by John Kane-Berman at the launch of African Students for Liberty, University of Pretoria, March 16 2015: Rebirth of the liberal tradition on the campuses of South Africa's universities.

Read More…

Nuwe SEB-reëls weerspreek Nhlanhla Nene se beloftes – Rapport, 15 March 2015

“ 'n Klein familiesaak sal 'n kwart van hul onderneming aan 'n swart vennoot moet oorhandig."

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