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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.

2 March 2016, 5:47pm
Truth, lies and leadership
Truth, lies and leadership
The Mercury

In a country with an ethical leadership deficit, the likes of Pravin Gordhan are like fresh air after a long-haul flight, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

2 March 2016, 2:06pm
An open letter to all white South Africans
An open letter to all white South Africans
The Mercury

Just open your eyes and minds, says University of KwaZulu-Natal lecturer Saul Cobbing.

3 February 2016, 2:32pm
Don’t laugh off bursaries for virgins
Don’t laugh off bursaries for virgins
The Mercury

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

27 January 2016, 3:27pm
Magufuli the great white hope of Africa
Magufuli the great white hope of Africa
The Mercury

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

23 December 2015, 07:58am
Be specific, Mthembu
Be specific, Mthembu
The Mercury

By not naming names, Jackson Mthembu is spraying bullets and praying that someone gets hit, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

22 December 2015, 4:55pm
Our democracy is messy but maturing
Our democracy is messy but maturing
The Star

Ray McCauley says the lessons learnt from Zuma's recent blunder are: If it ain't broke, don't fix it. If you have broken it, fix it.

6 November 2015, 10:32am
Imaginary city, imaginary democracy
Imaginary city, imaginary democracy
The Mercury

If there is such a thing as negative auras or energy, Naypyidaw encapsulated it, says Shannon Ebrahim.

5 November 2015, 8:46pm
Was this the Arab Spring replayed?
Was this the Arab Spring replayed?
The Mercury

While SA's youth are protesting as a result of disappointment in leadership, they are not fighting an illegal state, writes Sare Knoope

28 October 2015, 09:35am
#HotSpringPrivilegeMustFall
#HotSpringPrivilegeMustFall
The Mercury

Why do so many want to behave like the snow monkeys of Jigokudani and horde opportunities, asks Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

14 October 2015, 08:34am
ANC must make frugality fashionable
ANC must make frugality fashionable
The Mercury

The ANC needs to examine the grasping, flashy vulgarity of many in its ranks, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

23 September 2015, 06:43am
A gospel that preys on the poor
A gospel that preys on the poor
The Mercury

What kind of theology allows for a pastor to accept a R2m car from someone whose mother says she goes to bed hungry, asks Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

11 September 2015, 3:49pm
The Gulf States’ dismal moral failure
The Gulf States’ dismal moral failure
The Mercury

The Arab world is largely turning its back on Syrian refugees, while other countries are being pressured, writes Shannon Ebrahim

5 August 2015, 07:59am
Ancestors’ virtues or vices irrelevant
Ancestors’ virtues or vices irrelevant
The Mercury

It's hypocritical and pointless celebrating that someone outed Zuma as a descendant of traitors, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.