Speaking out helps only if someone is listening; and often, the very services tasked with protection are unsympathetic, writes Savera Kalidden.
We need to examine how what we do in our homes contributes to gender inequality, say Kopane Ratele and Rebecca Helman.
The people of Vuwani allowed themselves to be passive citizens to the detriment of their children, writes Motlhabane Skade.
In many ways, this election was a record-breaker, and one must give credit to the IEC for it.
The number of African presidents who refuse to relinquish power, and the inevitable violence that ensues, is on the increase, writes Peter Fabricius.
If we are to ensure a bright future for our children, our leaders need to innovate.
Teachers who continue to hold a divergent agenda hinder the hope for SA to move towards a cohesive society and nation, writes Seth Mnguni.
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