Today, there is no one with comparable moral authority who speaks to real, tangible local and global dilemmas like he does, says Azad Essa.
In commemoration of 27 years of his release the Nelson Mandela Foundation will be emphasising the call for dialogue towards peace, writes Sello Hatang
Oliver Tambo, in whose honour the SONA was delivered, would have recoiled from its shamefulness, writes Archbishop-Emeritus Njongonkulu Ndungane.
Can Donald Trump recover from his disastrous first three weeks as US president? Fred Hiatt asked a number of academics and the answers surprised him.
The bluetooth nyaope craze is likely to spill over to other townships and we cannot leave government to cope with the crisis, writes Hosia Sithole.
Ideas about Africans' supposed lack of history and culture were used to justify the enslavement of millions in the New World, writes Henry Louis Gates
Steve Bannon is arguably the second most powerful man in the world, but his vision for where America and the world are headed ...
The chaotic SONA can only succeed at taking away from the gains of what Mandela and his peers sacrificed for, writes Don Makatile.
The reason many South Africans are not agitating over the race issue is that they are more concerned about other priorities, writes Dennis Pather.
The news media now give way to social media where the people speak for themselves, writes John Lloyd
The battle among competing factions might be characterised as the struggle for the “soul” of the party, writes Vusi Shongwe.
The Esidimeni Life scandal is a violation of the human rights of special care patients, writes George Devenish
We have shown the world that negotiation can change history, so stop raising the political temperature and start talking, writes Tutu Faleni.
Xolela Mangcu asks: How many massacres will it take for black people to wake up to the danger this government poses to our very existence?
In the short space of 23 years, South Africans appear to be sliding back to being the quintessential con-damned of the earth, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.