If the alarming sight of armed bodyguards at a school prods education officials into immediate, this week’s drama would have been worth it.
Fight against racism starts with an awareness of how it is insidiously inserted into our daily lives.
Our continent has much to celebrate on Africa Day. But also much to lament.
Teaching mathematics needs creativity and a touch of magic, writes Dr Msizi Mkhize.
In an interconnected world, few threats are local, writes Dr Margaret Chan.
All the know-how, all the advice, all has been tried, yet people still die and the carnage continues, writes Richard Benson.
Racism is not going to be overcome simply because people speak up.
An increase in violent crime threatens Africa’s latent potential for wealth, writes Professor Francois Vreÿ.
It's a question of life and death to many creatures that wander out of the Kruger Park across unfenced boundaries into private reserves.
More than 20 years into democracy, human rights abuses and torture methods continue and are becoming routine, writes Mary de Haas.
Rajiv Narandas’s tale became an exposé of broken bureaucracy and a rickety justice system.
We do ourselves no favours when we morally condemn violent protesters without wanting to probe deeper, writes Eusebius McKaiser.
This is despite the fact that it is the most successful of the splinter parties, Cope and UDM, writes Co-Pierre Georg.
Militancy is at the forefront of a new labour federation, writes Amy Musgrave.
The rise (and fall) of a sublime and sometimes fatal attraction.