SA is sliding down the road to ruin on the flat tyres of ...

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SA is sliding down the road to ruin on the flat tyres of empowerment

Instead of using the private sector the ANC has doomed us by reducing transformation to a racial zero-sum game

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About 15 years ago, in parliament, the Democratic Alliance spokesperson on education drew attention with a very telling metaphor.

The House was then discussing yet another government assault on private school education, corralling the powers of their governing bodies and related items, in the pursuit of achieving equality of outcomes across all education sectors. 

Willem Doman MP, the spokesperson, suggested to the minister of education at the time, Naledi Pandor, that the actions of the government reminded him of the owner of a motor car with a flat tyre...

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