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29 October 2016, 4:43pm
Eskom’ nuclear deal could put us in debt
Eskom’ nuclear deal could put us in debt

Pravin Gordhan's refusal to sign a blank cheque makes him a target, write Melita Steele, Robyn Hugo, Bobby Peek and Dominique Doyle

20 October 2016, 2:59pm
#FeesMustFall presents us with a golden opportunity
#FeesMustFall presents us with a golden opportunity

By failing to appreciate gains that would flow from free education, we miss the opportunity to address imbalances of the past, says Frank Lekaba.

18 October 2016, 2:18pm
Azad Essa: Hunger still stalks the masses
Azad Essa: Hunger still stalks the masses

Hunger is often the consequence of a political decision not to prioritise feeding a population, writes Azad Essa.

11 October 2016, 4:38pm
How to prioritise spending on tertiary education in SA
How to prioritise spending on tertiary education in SA

The availability of funds for teaching will always be finite, writes Christof Heyns.

11 October 2016, 2:12pm
Azad Essa: What exactly does the UN chief do?
Azad Essa: What exactly does the UN chief do?

Does the position of UN Secretary-General allow for the incumbent to wield real power, or is he just a stooge of Security Council members?

5 October 2016, 12:02pm
Azad Essa: Shimon Peres was no Mandela
Azad Essa: Shimon Peres was no Mandela

Azad Essa was rather baffled by President Barack Obama's choice of words for Shimon Peres at his funeral last week.

30 September 2016, 1:55pm
Oz and SA - more in common than just sport
Oz and SA - more in common than just sport

As an Australian in South Africa, I'm often struck by just how similar we actually are, writes Adam McCarthy.

27 September 2016, 2:26pm
Azad Essa: Where’s the outrage over slaughter in Yemen?
Azad Essa: Where’s the outrage over slaughter in Yemen?

The lack of mobilisation over Yemen is hypocritical. The US is still gatekeeper of this conflict and winners-losers remain the same, writes Azad Essa.

23 September 2016, 8:06pm
OPINION: Torching campuses a political mistake
OPINION: Torching campuses a political mistake

Imraan Buccus says that burning the law library at UKZN was a serious political mistake.

22 September 2016, 8:22pm
Students have a right to protest, but...
Students have a right to protest, but...

It's not surprising students may invoke the right to protest but turn a blind eye to the stipulation that the protest must ...

20 September 2016, 3:05pm
Azad Essa: An uprising for self-determination
Azad Essa: An uprising for self-determination

The unprecedented fight in Kashmir isn't about lawlessness or terrorism; it is about dignity, writes Azad Essa.

19 September 2016, 10:04pm
CoP17: chance to unshackle from eco-colonialism
CoP17: chance to unshackle from eco-colonialism

Working for that balance between wildlife and humans is the ideal, writes Eugene Lapointe

15 September 2016, 2:48pm
Azad Essa: America's fault lines laid bare
Azad Essa: America's fault lines laid bare

The Kaepernick furore shows that structural violence against African-Americans and the demonisation of Muslims in the US ...

8 September 2016, 4:21pm
Under Erdogan oppression, autocracy rules in Turkey
Under Erdogan oppression, autocracy rules in Turkey

Turkey's government is using the Nazi tactic of persecuting the families of people opposed to the regime, writes Abdullah Bozkurt.

5 September 2016, 6:41pm
Msimanga set to bring change to Tshwane
Msimanga set to bring change to Tshwane

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has not promoted career politicians to his Mayco, but rather people who are in touch with the ...