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Trump makes Malema look good

The race for the US presidency in 2016 is, by turns, comical, alarming or depressing, says Mike Wills.

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A victim of ‘Catholic terrorism’?

John Lichfield examines how the right-to-die case of Vincent Lambert, a 38-year-old tetraplegic, has divided France.

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Why Cecil the lion’s death matters

Whether Cecil's killing was legal or not, its impact will immediately be felt, a conservationist tells Justin Wm. Moyer.

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Mbaqanga is dead. Long live mbaqanga
July 15 2015 at 14:40

The honey raw voices of the Soul Brothers soothed the soul of those suffering the brutality of apartheid, writes Vukile Pokwana

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Spain can teach SA about ‘forgetting’
July 15 2015 at 12:12

At some point in SA’s future journey, an unofficial Pacto de Olvido might have some pragmatic merit, says Mike Wills.

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What the South can learn from Germany
July 14 2015 at 20:48

Even privately displaying any sign of right-wing ideology such as a swastika makes people social outcasts, writes Renuka Rayasam.

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City idles while people fume in traffic
July 14 2015 at 16:49

Sanral says the N1 and N2 are "virtual parking lots" during peak hours due to years of under-investment by authorities.

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SA needs to be a nosier neighbour
July 14 2015 at 15:30

It's extraordinary how little we know - or apparently care - about places on our own doorstep, writes Peter Fabricius.

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The real reason Numsa was expelled
July 14 2015 at 07:51

Cosatu had to get rid of a union with policies more in line with the federation's resolutions than the federation itself, writes Mphumzi Maqungo.

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The politics of SA awards shows
July 13 2015 at 15:21

Politicians are never far from the red carpet at South Africa's award ceremonies, writes Therese Owen.

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Transforming SA’s macho mining culture
July 13 2015 at 17:19

Female miners are battling to make their mark in the mining sector, and face a daily war for their rights underground.

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New gratitude after days in the desert
July 13 2015 at 15:22

Murray Williams and his son emerged from the Namib Desert a lot lighter ... and richer.

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Rodgers pushing the right buttons
July 13 2015 at 15:22

The DA’s Francois Rodgers has proven to be a thorn in the side of the KZN administration, writes Mayibongwe Maqhina.

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