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25 May '16, 1:19pm
Senzo or Willies - give us good reasons
Senzo or Willies - give us good reasons
The Mercury

Some people seem to believe that democracy means not having to make an argument for their planned course of action, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

24 May '16, 2:24pm
Who would want to be in charge of a university?
Who would want to be in charge of a university?
The Mercury

Bombarded from all sides of the racial and labour spectrum, the unions, students and staff, few can survive more than one ...

23 May '16, 9:15pm
Chernobyl has remarkable lessons for SA
Chernobyl has remarkable lessons for SA
The Mercury

Just like Chernobyl, where an apocalyptic wasteland has become a thriving wildlife sanctuary, SA will one day rise from the ...

19 May '16, 3:02pm
Understand the burning of schools in #Vuwani
Understand the burning of schools in #Vuwani
The Mercury

The struggle over demarcation has been shaped by old Bantustan borders and has become an ethnic conflict, says Imraan Buccus.

18 May '16, 1:49pm
Let's dare to be called 'populist'
Let's dare to be called 'populist'
The Mercury

Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya is concerned that any intervention aimed at the poorest and most marginalised is rubbished as “populist”.

11 May '16, 1:48pm
Let's talk about that K-word
Let's talk about that K-word
The Mercury

Not discussing race traps white South Africans in making hurtful assumptions about their black compatriots, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo-Moya.

05 May '16, 3:00pm
SA on slippery slope under JZ regime
SA on slippery slope under JZ regime
The Mercury

Richard Pithouse’s book Writing The Decline provides an exquisitely well-written and analytically acute diary of SA’s decline ...

04 May '16, 2:40pm
One can’t just move on after decades of abuse, hate
One can’t just move on after decades of abuse, hate
The Mercury

To expect those who suffered under apartheid to heal after a mere 22 years is naive and insensitive, writes Wendy Kahn.

04 May '16, 2:31pm
The question is, who appointed Phiyega?
The question is, who appointed Phiyega?
The Mercury

It was left to a police officer with two months' experience to make the biggest decision in post-apartheid SA, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

20 Apr '16, 8:48pm
It's as hard as ever to be black in SA
It's as hard as ever to be black in SA
The Mercury

It takes twice the effort for a black or coloured child qualified from the same university to be employed, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

20 Apr '16, 8:35pm
A salute to my 21 years in a wheelchair
A salute to my 21 years in a wheelchair
The Mercury

Musa E Zulu has spent 21 years in a wheelchair and has penned A 21 Gun Salute in verse to celebrate.

19 Apr '16, 3:14pm
Gupta affair more horrifying than Nkandla
Gupta affair more horrifying than Nkandla
The Mercury

Our country is at a crossroads and something needs to be done to ensure that the president resigns, writes Warren Goldstein.

13 Apr '16, 2:59pm
Be careful of the counsel you take, Mr President
Be careful of the counsel you take, Mr President
The Star

Your patriotism, Mr President, was once beyond reproach.

12 Apr '16, 9:46pm
SA is moored to a shaky presidential pontoon
SA is moored to a shaky presidential pontoon
The Mercury

From the inception of his presidency Jacob Zuma has only presented SA with controversies of a deeply moralistic nature, writes Devi Rajab.

11 Apr '16, 8:59pm
Zuma is tainting his own place in history
Zuma is tainting his own place in history
The Mercury

Pallo Jordan’s apology and subsequent resignation ensured that he is remembered for his integrity, but what then of President ...