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10 days ago
Pope’s views make sense, so why is no one listening?
Pope’s views make sense, so why is no one listening?

Today, there is no one with comparable moral authority who speaks to real, tangible local and global dilemmas like he does, says Azad Essa.

10 days ago
United we can build the SA we want
United we can build the SA we want
nelson-mandela

In commemoration of 27 years of his release the Nelson Mandela Foundation will be emphasising the call for dialogue towards peace, writes Sello Hatang

10 days ago
#SONA2017 debacle rings alarm bells about ruling elite
#SONA2017 debacle rings alarm bells about ruling elite
SONA

Oliver Tambo, in whose honour the SONA was delivered, would have recoiled from its shamefulness, writes Archbishop-Emeritus Njongonkulu Ndungane.

11 days ago
Imagining a successful Trump presidency
Imagining a successful Trump presidency
Trump's America

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.

12 days ago
We can't wash our hands of this scourge
We can't wash our hands of this scourge

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.

12 days ago
What slaveholders wanted us to forget
What slaveholders wanted us to forget

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

12 days ago
Part 2: The brains behind Trump and WW3
Part 2: The brains behind Trump and WW3
News

Steve Bannon is arguably the second most powerful man in the world, but his vision for where America and the world are headed ...

12 days ago
Mandela would turn in his grave
Mandela would turn in his grave

The chaotic SONA can only succeed at taking away from the gains of what Mandela and his peers sacrificed for, writes Don Makatile.

12 days ago
No race war, at least for now
No race war, at least for now

The reason many South Africans are not agitating over the race issue is that they are more concerned about other priorities, writes Dennis Pather.

13 days ago
Political power shifting to make you, me a party of one
Political power shifting to make you, me a party of one

The news media now give way to social media where the people speak for themselves, ​writes John Lloyd

13 days ago
ANC needs to curb the growing tide of factionalism
ANC needs to curb the growing tide of factionalism

The battle among competing factions might be characterised as the struggle for the “soul” of the party, writes Vusi Shongwe.

13 days ago
More people should be held accountable, even the public
More people should be held accountable, even the public

The Esidimeni Life scandal is a violation of the human rights of special care patients, writes George Devenish

13 days ago
Students must learn the pen is mightier than the sword
Students must learn the pen is mightier than the sword

We have shown the world that negotiation can change history, so stop raising the political temperature and start talking, writes Tutu Faleni.

13 days ago
We need to raise our defiant voices
We need to raise our defiant voices

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?

13 days ago
South African state is in a ‘state of damnation’
South African state is in a ‘state of damnation’

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.