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31 days ago
The lapdogs have their day
The lapdogs have their day
The Star

This is an excerpt from The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider’s View in which Patrick Craven recounts events in the five years ...

31 days ago
Censor-in-chief can't cover up the flaming issues
Censor-in-chief can't cover up the flaming issues
News

Hlaudi Motsoeneng has been allowed to step over the line and he needs to be reined in by the people who placed him there, writes Ryland Fisher.

31 days ago
The dark politics of electricity
The dark politics of electricity
News

An analyst tells Craig Dodds that electricity tariffs are a political balancing act, set in line with policies and the people ...

33 days ago
Kicking around a hot political football
Kicking around a hot political football
The Star

Tokyo Sexwale's reference to "territories in dispute" undermines the Palestinian struggles, says Shannon Ebrahim.

33 days ago
Patronage: the elephant in the Tshwane room
Patronage: the elephant in the Tshwane room
Opinion

The violence stems from fear Thoko Didiza will dismantle feeding troughs for some party cadres, writes Mogomotsi Magome.

33 days ago
The English are very, very strange
The English are very, very strange
News

Renee Moodie doesn't pretend to understand British politics. But she has spent years trying to figure out what makes the English tick.

33 days ago
Refugees’ rights must be protected
Refugees’ rights must be protected
The Star

Lucky to survive perilous journeys, many migrants often face horrendous abuse, and SA is no exception, writes Angela Mudukuti.

33 days ago
Is ‘government’ becoming redundant?
Is ‘government’ becoming redundant?
The Mercury

Citizens are disengaging from the processes of the government, writes Mashupye Herbert Maserumule.

34 days ago
#TshwaneUnrest: What went wrong?
#TshwaneUnrest: What went wrong?
News

The Conversation Africa’s politics and society editor Thabo Leshilo put questions to political scientist Keith Gottschalk.

34 days ago
Another axe falls
Another axe falls
The Star

In The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider’s View Patrick Craven, Cosatu’s national spokesman for nearly a decade, recounts the ...

34 days ago
KZN and the 4th Revolution
KZN and the 4th Revolution
The Mercury

We are ready to steer the province through a time of technological and other change that will fundamentally alter the way ...

34 days ago
1939 a watershed in Struggle politics
1939 a watershed in Struggle politics
News

The nationwide day of protest against the segregation proposals and the Colour Bar laws on Easter Monday in 1939 united all ...

34 days ago
You don't have to look far for daily discrimination
You don't have to look far for daily discrimination
Cape Argus

This is not about #OrlandoShooting; this is about the “daily discriminatory shooting” the LGBTIQ+ community experiences, says Senzo Hlophe.

34 days ago
Cape Town would definitely feel Brexit’s effects
Cape Town would definitely feel Brexit’s effects
Cape Argus

Tomorrow the Brits finally vote on their exit (or not) from the EU. Mike Wills gazes into his crystal ball to see how it will effect us.

34 days ago
Lead-up to polls now a battle to the death
Lead-up to polls now a battle to the death
The Mercury

Thoko Didiza is now the eye of the storm of an all-or-nothing politics that has nothing to do with her, writes Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya.