Category Archives: South Africa

Cape Times editor responds to it’s reader “oh piss off”

An email from a Cape Times reader to the Editor, Aneez Salie. The evidence Helen Zille responds on Twitter I'm sure there will be a major outcry if this reader does not renew their subscription to @CapeTimesSA #Justsaying https://t.co/XGJAlm1ISf — Helen Zille (@helenzille) February 19,

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Principal of Bergvliet High School’s Open Letter to Zuma

The Principal of Bergvliet High School in the Western Cape writes an Open Letter to President Jacob Zuma IOL reports that the principal’s impassioned plea to President Jacob Zuma for assistance for his matriculants has led to two of his top pupils getting an opportunity

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Why South Africa should not build eight new nuclear power stations

Why South Africa should not build eight new nuclear power stations Hartmut Winkler, University of Johannesburg It has been an eventful year in South Africa, characterised by power cuts, parliamentary confrontations about wasteful expenditure and student fee protests. There has, however, been a massive elephant