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11 May 2016, 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.

5 May 2016, 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 ...

4 May 2016, 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.

4 May 2016, 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 April 2016, 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 April 2016, 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 April 2016, 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 April 2016, 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 April 2016, 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 April 2016, 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 ...

7 April 2016, 9:09pm
Beware of destructive influences
Beware of destructive influences
The Mercury

The defence of our democracy and the integrity of our society will have to come from society itself, writes Imraan Buccus.

7 April 2016, 2:23pm
The new morality of expediency
The new morality of expediency
The Mercury

The Constitutional Court judgment is an indictment on the president, Parliament, the ANC and voters, writes Paulus Zulu.

6 April 2016, 11:23am
In prejudging Mogoeng, we misjudged
In prejudging Mogoeng, we misjudged
The Mercury

The media drew some hasty conclusions about the Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and for this should take some responsibility, ...

24 March 2016, 12:33pm
Reflecting on protests past and present
Reflecting on protests past and present
The Mercury

Today's protesters are dismissive of earlier activists, but an intergenerational conversation could be very useful, writes Imraan Buccus.

23 March 2016, 1:42pm
Why do we struggle to speak up?
Why do we struggle to speak up?
The Mercury

We are entitled to say that we think our leaders are disgraceful when their actions deserve it, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.