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A loud and clear call for peace

It was not a perfect speech, but King Goodwill Zwelithini has now said what needed to be said.

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Let these Big 5 lessons be your guide

Murray Williams shares his five most profound life lessons, in no particular order.

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Living the high life, sometimes dying

Like teenagers everywhere, they're gunning for a thrill and they find it train surfing, writes Mosa Damane.

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What DA should look for in new leader
April 15 2015 at 10:38

Eusebius McKaiser shares his views on what kind of leader would be best for the DA's prospects in the 2019 national polls.

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On smart women being ‘hot babes’
April 14 2015 at 17:12

Simamkele Dlakavu chose three accomplished women to have a conversation about the politics of aesthetics and what informs their choices.

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Zille leaves DA in good order
April 14 2015 at 15:30

Helen Zille's eight-year tenure saw her play an important role in growing the DA's support base, writes Mayibongwe Maqhina.

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What I'd do if I were Britain’s PM
April 14 2015 at 15:30

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Britain would be a tastier, healthier, happier, cleaner place to live.

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‘We can't do anything but hope’
April 14 2015 at 10:24

A year ago, Jonah Bulama took his 13-year-old daughter to her boarding school and never saw her again, writes Will McBain.

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Xenophobia is a danger to all of us
April 13 2015 at 15:19

Violence is condoned and even celebrated, and we are all potentially victims, says Crispin Hemson.

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South Africa owes Africa
April 13 2015 at 15:20

Pretoria should play a prominent role in the fight against terrorism on the continent, writes Michael Addaney.

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Judge v State in R3m claim
April 13 2015 at 15:15

The "hidden agenda" to prosecute Chiman Patel might still be exposed, write Tania Broughton and Kamini Padayachee.

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Time to loadshed Eskom managers
April 13 2015 at 08:19

The power utility needs to hold itself to account rather than making the poor pay for its mistakes, says Eusebius McKaiser.

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Nigeria’s chance to link performance and accountability
April 12 2015 at 01:09

Nigeria’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari, faces great challenges and even greater expectations in a country beset by problems, writes John L. Hirsch.

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