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58 days ago
Voters have the whip hand
Voters have the whip hand

Voters need to let their public representatives know that they serve at their pleasure, that voters have the power of correction.

59 days ago
The unwary were to blame for tragedy
The unwary were to blame for tragedy

Nicky Falkof explores how, during the height of apartheid, family murders became what was termed a ‘bloody epidemic’

59 days ago
Prescription for strife in Africa
Prescription for strife in Africa

A leading academic urges a 10-year breather from democracy to allow warring parties to settle down after emerging from years of conflict

59 days ago
DA aims for upset in SA’s high-stakes election
DA aims for upset in SA’s high-stakes election

We must all wait to see if the word “change” on DA posters is reality or fiction come August 3

59 days ago
Gratitude to our heroes
Gratitude to our heroes

We add our thanks to that of Lifesaving South Africa. If only we had more decent people doing the right thing

59 days ago
What you need to know on voting day
What you need to know on voting day

Janet Smith and Nolo Moima compiled this guide to Wednesday’s municipal election

1 August 2016, 08:17am
Contentious polls to ensure shifts in power at local level
Contentious polls to ensure shifts in power at local level

South Africa’s politicians will have to adjust to many more coalitions, writes Jaap de Visser

1 August 2016, 08:05am
Abuse leads to animal cruelty
Abuse leads to animal cruelty

Soraya Solomon describes the recent act of cruelty in which eight children tortured and killed a stray dog Sam

1 August 2016, 08:00am
Every cent must be accounted for
Every cent must be accounted for

Citizens have a right to know where political parties' funding comes from, but no law requires the proactive disclosure of private contributions