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2 days ago
Thoko toiled quietly for the SACC and Struggle
Thoko toiled quietly for the SACC and Struggle

Thoko Didiza was thrown into the spotlight when violence erupted in Tshwane after the ANC named her as its mayoral candidate.

Business News
3 days ago
Call for workers to buy out UBank
Call for workers to buy out UBank

The SA Communist Party has appealed to unions to stop cash-strapped UBank from falling into the hands of the Gupta family.

Politics
3 days ago
Tshwane turmoil, Brexit have the same roots
Tshwane turmoil, Brexit have the same roots

Inequality is at the heart of Britain’s decision to exit the EU, the rise of Trumpism in the US and the Tshwane unrest, writes Craig Dodds.

Politics
3 days ago
DA's Mashaba versus ANC's Tau in Joburg
DA's Mashaba versus ANC's Tau in Joburg

Baldwin Ndaba looks at the two candidates for Joburg mayor, and their plans for the city.

3 days ago
Lifting lid on MK’s Wankie gig
Lifting lid on MK’s Wankie gig

Actually they were a disastrous bunch of unruly soldiers and the Rhodesians sent them and Zipra packing, writes Don Makatile.

3 days ago
Celebrating the vision of an Aids-free generation
Celebrating the vision of an Aids-free generation

The launch of the National Campaign for Girls and Young Women marks a turning point in the battle against HIV/Aids, writes Cyril Ramaphosa.

Crime & Courts
3 days ago
Tshwane counts cost of upheaval
Tshwane counts cost of upheaval

An uneasy calm has settled on Tshwane after a three-day rampage which left five people dead and more than 200 people facing charges.

3 days ago
Fining racists won’t help
Fining racists won’t help

While imposing heavy fines does make a strong statement against racism, it is merely a Band-Aid, says Dennis Pather.

Politics
3 days ago
Ramaphosa 'could face hostility’ in Modimolle
Ramaphosa 'could face hostility’ in Modimolle

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is likely to walk the proverbial knife edge when he addresses an ANC pre-election rally in the volatile Limpopo town.

3 days ago
Can troubled, divided ANC stay the course?
Can troubled, divided ANC stay the course?

Maybe it’s about time that we saw reluctant ANC voters change their voting patterns, says Madala Thepa.

3 days ago
ANC accepts merit does matter
ANC accepts merit does matter

Ramokgopa has not run a squeaky clean administration and Matsena is just not an instrument for excellence, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.

3 days ago
Didiza’s appointment ranks high in stupidity stakes
Didiza’s appointment ranks high in stupidity stakes

The ANC’s decision on Thoko Didiza is so stupefying it leads me to suspect something fishy is going on, writes Xolela Mangcu.

3 days ago
Brexit shows up cracks in uncertain new world
Brexit shows up cracks in uncertain new world

What's worrying is that Brexit seemed to express a new mood of nationalism and even xenophobia sweeping the world, says Peter Fabricius.

3 days ago
What does Brexit teach us, Africans?
What does Brexit teach us, Africans?

The Brits have shown that when it comes down to it, it is about self-interest however irrational that logic might be, says Victor Kgomoeswana.

3 days ago
Rehabilitate SA to break the cycle of violence
Rehabilitate SA to break the cycle of violence

People vent anger in the same way as they did under apartheid, but they harm themselves most, writes Malaika wa Azania.