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We all live in the south of Africa – together

What does our northern border which defines “South Africa” really mean, asks Murray Williams.

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Lesotho taken in coup by stealth?

While no one’s been looking, Lesotho appears to have had a military coup by stealth, says Peter Fabricius.

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Kanye West and THAT flag

Kanye West tried to undermine the Confederate flag’s power, but did it work, asks Soraya Nadia McDonald.

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Mix it up to gain energy security
June 28 2015 at 09:47

Nuclear energy and hydraulic fracking: Are they twin evils or do they open new vistas of opportunity, asks Busani Ngcaweni.

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The myth of an African solution
June 28 2015 at 09:51

Africa needs to get its human rights house in order and ensure there are consequences for leaders who commit crimes, writes Lwando Xaso.

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Freedom Charter still relevant
June 28 2015 at 10:16

The only way to fight back and celebrate the Freedom Charter is to work together to put our dream back on track, writes Zwelinzima Vavi.

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Makgoba’s thesis of excellence
June 28 2015 at 10:26

Raising the bar was his aim while at the helm of the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Malegapuru Makgoba tells Sharon Dell.

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Marikana and political accountability
June 28 2015 at 09:37

Number One may be ultimately responsible for the shootings as he appointed a police chief not qualified for the job, writes Susan Booysen.

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Marikana not just about Ramaphosa
June 26 2015 at 08:06

The Marikana tragedy must be understood against the backdrop of structural violence in SA, says Bill Dixon.

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Last chance for ICC
June 26 2015 at 21:18

The ICC has one last chance to prove that it is capable of dispensing universal justice, says Shannon Ebrahim.

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At least run an efficient bus service
June 26 2015 at 20:34

Johan van Schalkwyk says he is sorely disappointed with the MyCiTi bus service along his route.

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Operation Fiela – something to fear?
June 26 2015 at 18:56

The recent history of similar types of initiatives does not bode well for our expectations of safety, says Jared Sacks.

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Marikana Report: 7 things we’ve learnt
June 26 2015 at 08:49

Now that President Zuma has released the Marikana Report, are we any closer to the truth, asks Adrian Ephraim.

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