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Is SA immune to Muslim extremism?

Two aspects about Boko Haram must make us wary of creating fertile ground for groups like them, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

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Meet the women who marry prisoners

It's not true that the women who marry prisoners are too unattractive to find companions on the outside, says Daniel Genis.

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Men must step up in 16 Days campaign

Now is the time for men to make their voices heard and declare publicly that enough is enough, says Hishaam Mohamed.

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Ideological paralysis has killed Cosatu
November 23 2014 at 11:07

These divisions have their roots in whether labour should focus solely on workers' interests, or forge political ties, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.

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Cops crossed thin blue line in swoop on House
November 23 2014 at 10:55

Heavy-handed response to riotous assembly has done more damage to the battered reputation of the SAPS, writes Mark Shaw.

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Is the writing on the wall for the ANC?
November 23 2014 at 11:19

The cracks in the traditional coalition are showing such as never before, writes Lesiba Seshoka.

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PAPA trademark battle highlights inequality
November 23 2014 at 10:59

The Mabo family’s battle to wrest the trademark “PAPA Super Maize Meal” from Boetie Viljoen is a stark reminder of the terrible history of this continent , writes Pinky Khoabane.

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Time for a new vision for SA’s political economy
November 23 2014 at 10:49

The country requires a profound restructuring of state-capital relations – a new vision for SA’s political economy is critical, writes Vusi Gumede.

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The force for change wears a skirt ...
November 23 2014 at 10:45

It is only women who can achieve the progress needed to ensure parity in the workplace. They should stop blaming men and challenge unfairness, writes Anna Mokgokong.

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Smart way to end gun violence
November 21 2014 at 14:56

Gun violence is only a symptom of underlying social injustices, poverty, powerlessness and despair, says Rich Mkhondo.

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War on smoking rehearsal for alcohol
November 21 2014 at 14:57

A far more dangerous drug is still wreaking greater havoc on our society than cancer sticks ever did, says Murray Williams.

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How did Cosby escape scrutiny?
November 21 2014 at 21:38

Some have suggested that fear of being labelled racist may have protected Bill Cosby, says Tom Leonard.

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First lady’s ominous rise in Zim
November 21 2014 at 07:35

Grace Mugabe is aggressively campaigning to take over when her husband dies, says Robert I Rotberg.

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