In global terms, the passing of Nelson Mandela takes us back into the realms of the ordinary and the ignored, writes Mike Wills.
By elevating Madiba to almost saintly status, we might miss the challenge of trying to match him, writes Michael Morris.
Nelson Mandela's name is synonymous with sacrificing personal freedom for the good of others, writes Michael Morris.
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Arthur J Wienburg says the DA's election slogan should be: "We have our principles and if you do not like them, we have others."
The success of our antiretroviral treatment programme deserves to be celebrated, says Kobus van der Walt.
The quote attributed to Nosakho Sigwelo illustrates the faultlines of our social welfare state, says Thomas Johnson.
This is an edited version of Archbishop Desmond Tutu's speech of at the inaugural Jakes Gerwel Commemorative Lecture.
A genuine commitment to sharing resources is the only answer to SA's mounting social distress, writes Lutz van Dijk
In striking a balance between non-racialism and remedial action, the DA should heed the constitution, writes Dave Steward
Why is a teen pregnancy being celebrated on the front page of a prominent Cape Town newspaper? asks Claudia.
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