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35 days ago
Bullying and thuggery
Bullying and thuggery

If the alarming sight of armed bodyguards at a school prods education officials into immediate, this week’s drama would have been worth it.

35 days ago
Learning to undo race and racism in our everyday lives
Learning to undo race and racism in our everyday lives

Fight against racism starts with an awareness of how it is insidiously inserted into our daily lives.

36 days ago
Africa: hope and reality
Africa: hope and reality

Our continent has much to celebrate on Africa Day. But also much to lament.

36 days ago
Number fun is the sum of success
Number fun is the sum of success

Teaching mathematics needs creativity and a touch of magic, writes Dr Msizi Mkhize.

36 days ago
World health: much to celebrate
World health: much to celebrate

In an interconnected world, few threats are local, writes Dr Margaret Chan.

36 days ago
Where's the will to end road war?
Where's the will to end road war?

All the know-how, all the advice, all has been tried, yet people still die and the carnage continues, writes Richard Benson.

36 days ago
We must embark on a drive to defeat racism
We must embark on a drive to defeat racism

Racism is not going to be overcome simply because people speak up.

36 days ago
Proper policing can unlock continent’s blue economy
Proper policing can unlock continent’s blue economy

An increase in violent crime threatens Africa’s latent potential for wealth​, writes Professor Francois Vreÿ.

38 days ago
SA's wildlife caught, and shot, in no man's land
SA's wildlife caught, and shot, in no man's land

It's a question of life and death to many creatures that wander out of the Kruger Park across unfenced boundaries into private reserves​.

38 days ago
To serve and protect, or not
To serve and protect, or not

More than 20 years into democracy, human rights abuses and torture methods continue and are becoming routine, writes Mary de Haas.

38 days ago
No match for what faces us
No match for what faces us

Rajiv Narandas’s tale became an exposé of broken bureaucracy and a rickety justice system.

38 days ago
We must understand our madness
We must understand our madness

We do ourselves no favours when we morally condemn violent protesters without wanting to probe deeper, writes Eusebius McKaiser.

42 days ago
EFF won't end poverty in SA
EFF won't end poverty in SA

This is despite the fact that it is the most successful of the splinter parties, Cope and UDM, writes Co-Pierre Georg.

42 days ago
How will Vavi's union differ from Cosatu?
How will Vavi's union differ from Cosatu?

Militancy is at the forefront of a new labour federation, writes Amy Musgrave.

42 days ago
Quest for the ultimate selfie could cost your life
Quest for the ultimate selfie could cost your life

The rise (and fall) of a sublime and sometimes fatal attraction.