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When I close my eyes, I see my gran…

Murray Williams is led down a garden path to many happy memories.

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Nigerian poll: will it matter at the end?

Most commentators think that this election is really only about changing the snouts at the trough, says Peter Fabricius.

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Depression does not equal psychopath

People with depressive illness don't want to kill other people, they want to kill themselves, writes Sally Brampton.

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Strong case for vernacular titles in SA
March 15 2015 at 00:36

National discourse is set according to what English newspapers and websites conceive to be of public interest, writes Unathi Kondile

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Race: What whiteness isn’t
March 15 2015 at 01:35

Science shows there is no race, only humanity, while history shows that explorers created white supremacy, writes Gillian Schutte

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Nothing special about being the first black
March 15 2015 at 01:27

Embracing the idea of “first black” and “only black” gives oxygen to a white supremacist narrative, writes Malaika wa Azania

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We have become what we fought
March 15 2015 at 01:18

Powerful Africans have vested interests in protecting an unjust economic system, businessman Don Mkhwanazi tells Sandile Memela

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Rallying call to a unity of purpose
March 15 2015 at 01:11

With the return of the remains of Moses Kotane and JB Marks, the alliance should examine if it has remained true to their vision, writes Zweli Mkhize

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Time to decide on Zuma’s fitness
March 15 2015 at 01:00

Mmusi Maimane writes that in the six years that Zuma has presided over SA, Madiba's dream has been all but destroyed.

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Political pardons would damage TRC legacy
March 15 2015 at 01:00

A plan to grant presidential pardons to 149 serious offenders damages SA’s deal with the victims of apartheid, writes Paul Seils

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Zuma just doesn’t want to pay
March 15 2015 at 01:00

The president has been evasive, sidestepped the public protector and is closed to reason on Nkandla, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana

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Time for clear thought on teen pregnancy
March 14 2015 at 15:34

Teen pregnancy isn't an issue that can simply be waved away with a presidential joke, writes Katharine Hall.

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A heaped plate of shabby treatment
March 14 2015 at 16:11

Journalism intern Tegan Scales, who also works as a waitron, gives the good, the bad and the ugly on customers.

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