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The Mercury
01 Mar '16, 2:35pm
Employment spur just isn't working
Employment spur just isn't working

The DA's fixation with the Employment Tax Incentive is puzzling because research shows that it is ineffectual, writes Doron Isaacs.

The Mercury
24 Feb '16, 2:16pm
Race war is no plaything
Race war is no plaything

At the heart of the violence in Pretoria and the Free State are the same issues that soaked Soweto's soil with blood, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

The Mercury
22 Feb '16, 2:24pm
Life lessons from Schabir Shaik
Life lessons from Schabir Shaik

Zuma’s former financial advisor, Schabir Shaik, took to Facebook to comment about prison life, leadership, integrity and friendship.

The Star
18 Feb '16, 1:06pm
Justice for Nokuthula, please
Justice for Nokuthula, please

The first prosecution of apartheid-era perpetrators in nine years could see the suspected killers of a student in court, writes Angela Mudukuti.

The Mercury
17 Feb '16, 2:41pm
Stand up, or sycophancy will sink us
Stand up, or sycophancy will sink us

It's an act of sycophancy when we rave about President Zuma doing now what he should have done in the first place, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

The Mercury
10 Feb '16, 2:29pm
#SexismMustFall is a hashtag to live by
#SexismMustFall is a hashtag to live by

Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya says that he excused sexism when in fact he should have taken issue with it... even where there's good governance.

The Mercury
05 Feb '16, 2:32pm
Vortex of revenge must be stopped
Vortex of revenge must be stopped

By lobbying AU member states not to deploy troops, the government of Burundi has bought itself time, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

The Mercury
04 Feb '16, 1:11pm
Abandoned by Africa
Abandoned by Africa

That Burundi's neighbours have been compelled to call on the UN to intervene in the bloodletting in the country is an indictment ...

The Mercury
03 Feb '16, 2:32pm
Don’t laugh off bursaries for virgins
Don’t laugh off bursaries for virgins

Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya says that the Uthukela municipality's heart is in the right place and it is grappling with real concerns.

The Star
01 Feb '16, 4:54pm
How to rescue Egypt
How to rescue Egypt

Strengthening Arab autocrats is seen as a necessary evil at a time when fighting Islamic State is deemed more urgent, write ...

The Mercury
27 Jan '16, 5:27pm
Magufuli the great white hope of Africa
Magufuli the great white hope of Africa

Africa is starved of effective rulers and Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya says he is prepared to ignore an initial slip-up if Tanzania's ...

The Mercury
22 Jan '16, 2:59pm
Health care is a social investment
Health care is a social investment

It's not like any other commodity, so it shouldn't be sold like any other commodity. Janet Smith spoke to Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.

The Mercury
20 Jan '16, 3:23pm
An antidote to campus chaos
An antidote to campus chaos

Black universities catering to the needs of black students can ease their sense of alienation causing them to attack the ...

The Mercury
19 Jan '16, 2:48pm
Let’s call it the ‘Sparrowian Complex’
Let’s call it the ‘Sparrowian Complex’

Penny Sparrow was merely the mouthpiece for a generation who have found the new South Africa hard to stomach, writes Devi Rajab.

The Mercury
18 Jan '16, 1:42pm
If Rhodes must fall, who can stand?
If Rhodes must fall, who can stand?

The Oxford spat about the removal of the Cecil Rhodes statue says a lot about 21st-century attitudes to the past, writes DJ Taylor.