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Sunday Independent
2 days ago
Didiza’s appointment ranks high in stupidity stakes
Didiza’s appointment ranks high in stupidity stakes

The ANC’s decision on Thoko Didiza is so stupefying it leads me to suspect something fishy is going on, writes Xolela Mangcu.

Sunday Independent
2 days ago
Brexit shows up cracks in uncertain new world
Brexit shows up cracks in uncertain new world

What's worrying is that Brexit seemed to express a new mood of nationalism and even xenophobia sweeping the world, says Peter Fabricius.

Sunday Independent
2 days ago
What does Brexit teach us, Africans?
What does Brexit teach us, Africans?

The Brits have shown that when it comes down to it, it is about self-interest however irrational that logic might be, says Victor Kgomoeswana.

Sunday Independent
2 days ago
Rehabilitate SA to break the cycle of violence
Rehabilitate SA to break the cycle of violence

People vent anger in the same way as they did under apartheid, but they harm themselves most, writes Malaika wa Azania.

Sunday Independent
2 days ago
There are just too many ANCs within the ANC
There are just too many ANCs within the ANC

Factionalism and rise of individualism is not only limited to Tshwane, it is across the board, writes Dumisani Hlophe.

The Star
3 days ago
The lapdogs have their day
The lapdogs have their day

This is an excerpt from The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider’s View in which Patrick Craven recounts events in the five years ...

News
3 days ago
Censor-in-chief can't cover up the flaming issues
Censor-in-chief can't cover up the flaming issues

Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been allowed to step over the line and he needs to be reined in by the people who placed him there, writes Ryland Fisher.

News
3 days ago
The dark politics of electricity
The dark politics of electricity

An analyst tells Craig Dodds that electricity tariffs are a political balancing act, set in line with policies and the people ...

The Star
4 days ago
Kicking around a hot political football
Kicking around a hot political football

Tokyo Sexwale's reference to "territories in dispute" undermines the Palestinian struggles, says Shannon Ebrahim.

Opinion
4 days ago
Patronage: the elephant in the Tshwane room
Patronage: the elephant in the Tshwane room

The violence stems from fear Thoko Didiza will dismantle feeding troughs for some party cadres, writes Mogomotsi Magome.

News
4 days ago
The English are very, very strange
The English are very, very strange

Renee Moodie doesn't pretend to understand British politics. But she has spent years trying to figure out what makes the English tick.

The Star
5 days ago
Refugees’ rights must be protected
Refugees’ rights must be protected

Lucky to survive perilous journeys, many migrants often face horrendous abuse, and SA is no exception, writes Angela Mudukuti.

The Mercury
5 days ago
Is ‘government’ becoming redundant?
Is ‘government’ becoming redundant?

Citizens are disengaging from the processes of the government, writes Mashupye Herbert Maserumule.

News
5 days ago
#TshwaneUnrest: What went wrong?
#TshwaneUnrest: What went wrong?

The Conversation Africa’s politics and society editor Thabo Leshilo put questions to political scientist Keith Gottschalk.

The Star
6 days ago
Another axe falls
Another axe falls

In The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider’s View Patrick Craven, Cosatu’s national spokesman for nearly a decade, recounts the ...