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The scandal of water leaks

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Rate this OpinionLAST Thursday, the National Assembly (NA) debated the current water crisis in Cape Town, the Western Cape and South Africa as a whole. It is important that South Africans, and Capetonians in particular, have all the information necessary with regards to the management…

Don’t raise VAT, rather clamp down on illicit trade

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Rate this OpinionBillions of rands can easily be brought into over-stretched-state coffers if illicit trade is addressed with urgency.  South Africans were shocked in October last year when then Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba informed the nation in his mid-term budget speech that a drastic decline in economic growth, coupled with “a sharp deterioration” in tax collections had led to a…

Why do people litter?

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Rate this OpinionThere is a saying that cleanliness is next to godliness. We are often taught from an early age that we need to be clean to avoid germs that could cause diseases on our bodies. For example children are told not to play in…

Taxi ranks are bad for women

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Rate this OpinionIt is common knowledge that any action would get a reaction or response whether positive or negative. I have observed that human beings use their senses to respond to a situation immediately, take for instance when the music plays, people respond by bobbing…