Without doubt Luvo Manyonga has achieved something remarkable, but we need to be careful as to how we frame this narrative, says Shaun Shelly.
How do we, as ordinary people, co-ordinate all our roles, harness our local knowledge and solve our problems, asks Murray Williams.
The municipal poll results are the price the ANC must rightly pay for putting ruinous leaders ahead of citizens, writes Eusebius McKaiser.
Local government will never be the same again with the coalitions of many different parties in municipalities, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.
EFF leader Julius Malema must have enjoyed the attentions of the ANC knowing all along he would leave it standing at the altar., writes Craig Dodds.
The athlete’s winning run cannot help impose cultural superiority, writes Madala Thepa.
Mistra’s Ethics Project seeks to search for a new consensus for the moral vision of the country and people, writes Itumeleng Mosala.
Tenderpreneurs strictly refers to black business, yet the biggest chunk of state resources goes to white business, writes Dumisani Hlophe.
Brazilians were outraged by the Ryan Lochte and pals incident and one has to give them credit for letting the swimmers go, writes Peter Fabricius.
As we apply our minds to the complex task of balancing competing needs, we call on everyone to contribute positively, writes Blade Nzimande.
We have become immune to poverty and distress to the point we even think they are okay, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
Wayde’s win in Rio did not come out of nowhere, nor did the embarrassment suffered by the ANC, writes Victor Kgomoeswana.
We need to birth a society with new and unprecedented values and belief systems, writes Bathabile Dlamini.
We will need the best social and political thought we can get, writes Xolela Mangcu.
Dr Adriana Marais is one of 100 candidates vying for a one-way ticket to Mars. Gasant Abarder spoke to her.