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Our heroes with feet of clay

South Africans have complicated relationships with their heroes who have stumbled, writes Judith February

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Beneath the web of violence

Just look at our recent history to understand the extent and effect of SA’s crime statistics, writes Dr Chandre Gould

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Democracy dealt a blow

ANC won Mbete battle by steamroller tactics, writes senior political correspondent Marianne Merten

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Blurring boundaries risky for democracy
September 4 2014 at 09:00

We’re on a slippery slope if Parliament uses displays of state power to protect the president from hard questions about Nkandla, writes Judith February

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Think global, but buying local is lekker
September 3 2014 at 10:25

Avoid cheap imports to reduce your carbon footprint. Informed choices like this can help address climate issues, writes Kamleshan Pillay

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Determined to win against all odds
September 2 2014 at 10:34

A spirit that will simply not be dampened by threats and challenges, however dangerous, writes Dr Bandile Mkhize

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Inflated stats no help to victims
September 1 2014 at 10:16

Claims that there is a rape every 36 seconds in SA are horrendous - but wrong, says Africa Check’s Kate Wilkinson.

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Let’s not shoot the messenger
August 29 2014 at 08:22

The public protector was acting in the president’s interests by writing to alert him to legalities, writes Pierre de Vos

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Where have the rugged men gone?
August 29 2014 at 08:19

As Women's Month draws to a close, Usha Naidu looks at the role of men in society today and warns they are under attack

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Parliament under siege
August 28 2014 at 10:18

Julius Malema has brought the ANC’s radical rhetoric and action mismatch into sharp focus, writes Kameel Premhid

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Key to peace and prosperity
August 27 2014 at 10:11

Pravin Gordon is best man to clean up metros, writes Bennie Bunsee

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Lesotho looks to Zuma
August 26 2014 at 10:06

Tensions in Lesotho are of great concern, writes Peter Fabricius

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Myanmar struggles with scourge
August 25 2014 at 12:31

Country’s battle with leprosy is far from over as health system fails to reach those at risk, writes Kelly MacNamara

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