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The myth of a Rainbow Nation stands on precarious ground

Gugu Ndima writes that the vision of a Rainbow Nation wasn’t one shared across all races, it was part of many intentional political interventions ... Read Story

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The wind of change is yet to blow

Comparisons between the demonstrations of the Class of ’76 and those of the past few weeks are fallacious, writes Thami Mazwai

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Killings mirror our hatred... and indifference

We are clearly a traumatised nation, acting out like an abused child would do, writes Florence Letoaba

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Helping Cosatu remain relevant
April 9 2015 at 14:59

The movement does not need to return to what it was: it needs to become something different, says Steven Friedman.

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Back to the poo that started it all
April 9 2015 at 08:40

The outrage that provoked the smelly opening act in the Rhodes statue saga has been flushed away, says Steven Robins.

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Why is one man worth 22 lives?
April 8 2015 at 14:57

What's going on at the notorious Glebelands hostel that nearly two dozen people have been killed there, asks Vanessa Burger.

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Screening pilots fraught with problems
April 8 2015 at 14:56

If people fear losing their jobs, they may be more inclined to conceal their symptoms, says Ashraf Kagee and Jason Bantjes.

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Property porn a big turn-off
April 8 2015 at 14:57

Just like pornography, the frothy end of our property market is distorted, artificially enhanced and morally wrong, says Mike Wills.

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SA not a fertile ground for IS
April 8 2015 at 14:56

Kamcilla Pillay speaks to Professor Farid Esack about the reach of Islamic State in South Africa.

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SA ready for female president
April 8 2015 at 07:51

Lebogang Seale speaks to ANC Women’s League president Angie Motshekga ahead of the ANCWL’s national elective conference.

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From jihadi brides to the battlefield
April 7 2015 at 14:51

As more foreigners join IS, the traditional role of women is being challenged, writes Benedetta Argentieri.

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The life of a Durban medic
April 7 2015 at 14:53

Nev a moment to rest and always on standby: this is the life of paramedics, as Mphathi Nxumalo found out.

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Passover has important lessons for SA
April 7 2015 at 15:27

Jewish tradition honours connection between parents and children, and passing values from one generation to the next, writes Warren Goldstein

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