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Late-night calls that change everything

Late night beeps of one’s cellphone are cool. But when our landline rings late, it’s different, says Murray Williams.

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Press and Presidency need each other

There is absolutely no need for the so-called “The President Versus the Press” battle, writes Thabani Khumalo.

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Five myths about the Berlin wall

November marks 25 years since the Berlin Wall fell. Let's tear down some misconceptions about this Cold War relic.

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Let’s be democratic about death penalty
October 29 2014 at 14:17

Rich Mkhondo suggests a referendum be held to find out how South Africans feel about bringing back capital punishment.

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Plea bargains are judicial bribery
October 29 2014 at 14:18

Letepe Maisela believes SA's plea-bargaining method may compromise justice in the Shrien Dewani murder trial.

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Great moment when WP fans stormed field
October 29 2014 at 14:19

It was a throwback occasion all round at Newlands – the crowd on the field and WP winning the Currie Cup, says Mike Wills.

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Sisulu can’t be serious
October 29 2014 at 07:31

If apartheid never hurt the under-40s then affirmative action, BEE should also not affect them, says Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.

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Still most segregated city I’ve seen
October 28 2014 at 20:11

Lindsay Johns is staggered by Cape Town’s continued social, racial inequality 20 years after democracy.

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No questions please, they’re too difficult
October 28 2014 at 22:20

The ANC is willing to shut down the most fundamental democratic space in SA to protect the president, says Narend Singh.

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Stop the bigoted nonsense
October 28 2014 at 07:31

We must not allow bigoted pseudo-intellectuals to stereotype an entire population group like this, says Max du Preez.

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Joao Silva: a man torn apart by war
October 27 2014 at 18:49

Photographer Joao Silva’s exhibition at MuseumAfrika is nothing if not intense, says Kevin Ritchie.

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Shocking facts on powerless poor
October 27 2014 at 14:28

Poor households are burdened with relatively high energy costs, says Peta Wolpe and Yachika Reddy.

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The twin scourge of promise and legacy
October 27 2014 at 04:51

Suggesting that only older people need help in redressing the problems created by apartheid is wrong, says Eusebius McKaiser.

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