The violence stems from fear Thoko Didiza will dismantle feeding troughs for some party cadres, writes Mogomotsi Magome.
The flames which have erupted in Tshwane over the past few days need Madiba-style leadership to extinguish.
Much has already been done to empower municipalities to deliver basic services, writes Des Van Rooyen.
Sejamothopo Motaure regards the period between the day Hector Pieterson was shot and the death of Steve Bantu Biko as the first phase of "June 16".
As we stare the 40th anniversary of June 16 in the face, this generation is plagued with one question. What is your legacy, asks Nomaswazi Nkosi.
Those who attacked symbols of apartheid even in their anger never torched schools, writes Mbulelo Musi.
The EFF's manifesto is a combination of lavish promises and magical thinking with regard to basic economic concepts, writes Pierre Georg.
The West failed to finish the job in 2011; now it must deal with the problem as soon as possible, writes Peter Fabricius.
As I look back at my three decades at Independent Media, I am reminded of all that has changed, and all that is still changing, ...
Minister spells out plan to create fairer business terrain, writes Craig Dodds.
While recalling President Zuma could cost the ANC dearly at the polls in August, hanging on to him may be even more risky, writes Andrew Donaldson.
Too often the AU bows to courts not because they are impartial referees, but to avoid confrontation with fraudulent leaders ...
The #PanamaPapers have shed light on how the rich hide their assets, writes Ben Chu.
Vuyisile Msila says that the current education unrest presents a chance to fix a host of ills in broader society.
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown believes that feminists need to speak out against females who connive against each other as well as male dominance.