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29 Feb '16, 07:38am
Gordhan's cheerful return
Gordhan's cheerful return
Opinion

In times of crisis, budget speeches are usually a lugubrious affair.

26 Feb '16, 07:40am
Our future safe and sound
Our future safe and sound
Opinion

The establishment of the eThekwini Cycle Safe Forum reiterates the City’s commitment to promote the use of non-motorised ...

25 Feb '16, 5:56pm
Month of love becoming steeped in violence
Month of love becoming steeped in violence
Opinion

Addressing everyday inequalities will help transform our society into a less brutal place to live in, write Rebecca Helman and Kopano Ratele.

25 Feb '16, 4:49pm
Even here, human rights are not ensured
Even here, human rights are not ensured
Opinion

Amnesty International finds that although SA has human rights enshrined in its constitution, it has its share of transgressions against its citizens.

24 Feb '16, 09:19am
Decolonisation waits for no one
Decolonisation waits for no one
Opinion

As the paintings burnt to ashes, there were many burning questions about the state of South African universities, writes Mbali Matandela.

24 Feb '16, 07:15am
Cops fan the flames of student protests
Cops fan the flames of student protests
Opinion

A group of staff members from Rhodes University have issued a statement calling for an end to police violence against student protesters.

24 Feb '16, 09:12am
In solidarity with Shackville
In solidarity with Shackville
Opinion

The erection of Shackville was a powerful symbolic demonstration linking the elitism of UCT to the violent system over which ...

22 Feb '16, 11:25pm
Mantashe gives US stick
Mantashe gives US stick
Opinion

Coup accusations make South Africa look stupid, writes Peter Fabricius.

22 Feb '16, 2:29pm
Shack versus ivory tower
Shack versus ivory tower
Opinion

Universities enrol huge numbers for bigger subsidies, knowing full well they lack facilities, writes Gillian Schutte.

22 Feb '16, 08:06am
The limits of apologies
The limits of apologies
Opinion

Apologies are not effective and meaningful if they aren’t accompanied by evidence that you fully grasp the nature of what ...

19 Feb '16, 3:17pm
Gangs a tempting 'home' for unhappy teens
Gangs a tempting 'home' for unhappy teens
Opinion

Research suggests that the problem of school gangs is actually growing. Natasha Joseph asked Professor Rajendra Chetty to unpack the issues.

19 Feb '16, 11:55am
UCT and #RhodesMustFall: A burning issue
UCT and #RhodesMustFall: A burning issue
Opinion

I looked at the pictures and felt sick. I felt sick at the fact of them, and I felt sick at their being burned, says Sisonke Msimang.

19 Feb '16, 11:20am
A drawn-out procedure
A drawn-out procedure
Opinion

Having the seat of Parliament moved could take years, writes Craig Dodds.

18 Feb '16, 3:32pm
Peace parks and our history
Peace parks and our history
Opinion

Bram Büscher and Maano Ramutsindela explain why southern Africa’s peace parks are becoming parks of war.

17 Feb '16, 11:05am
The high cost of cheap publicity
The high cost of cheap publicity
Opinion

Billboards should be used to communicate government services and not as public relations stunts for politicians, writes Thabani Khumalo.