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Plebs demand a say in electing the UN chief
Plebs demand a say in electing the UN chief

Ordinary members of the General Assembly are demanding a say in the selection of a new UN secretary general, writes Peter Fabricius.

Sunday Independent
2 hours ago
Politics is all about putting on a good show
Politics is all about putting on a good show

In the battle for the hearts and minds of voters moral and ethical lights in politics have long been dimmed, writes Madala Thepa.

Sunday Independent
13 days ago
Young radicals should generate own ideas for future
Young radicals should generate own ideas for future

Young radicals should worry less calling Mandela a sell-out and more about generating their own ideas for the future of SA, writes Xolela Mangcu.

Sunday Independent
13 days ago
SA sells out human rights again
SA sells out human rights again

Pretoria dismayed many champions of human rights by opposing resolutions at the UN Human Rights Council last week, Peter Fabricius.

Sunday Independent
13 days ago
Political killings are over mountains of easy cash
Political killings are over mountains of easy cash

It is not so much the positions that are being killed for, but what the positions mean in terms of access to state resources, ...

Sunday Independent
13 days ago
French soccer's great lesson in multi-ethnicity
French soccer's great lesson in multi-ethnicity

Les Bleus’ multi-ethnic composition could make a strong case for employment equity, says Victor Kgomoeswana.

Sunday Independent
13 days ago
Meet the man flying This Flag for Zimbabweans
Meet the man flying This Flag for Zimbabweans

His social media campaign, This Flag, which nearly shut Zimbabwe down was motivated by despair, Evans Mawarire tells Peta Thornycroft.

Sunday Independent
27 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.

Sunday Independent
27 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.

Sunday Independent
27 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.

Sunday Independent
27 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.

Sunday Independent
27 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.

Sunday Independent
34 days ago
UK MP's death may pull Brits from brink of Brexit
UK MP's death may pull Brits from brink of Brexit

If Jo Cox’s murderer does turn out to be a fanatical Brexiter, her death might just swing the referendum back to the remainers, says Peter Fabricius.

Sunday Independent
34 days ago
SA’s remarkable black war heroes
SA’s remarkable black war heroes

Two SA prisoners of war went on to 'fight' another day after Tobruk fell to Germany’s Afrika Korps in the Second World War, writes Michael Morris.

Sunday Independent
34 days ago
Pupils’ discipline holds great value
Pupils’ discipline holds great value

So if everyone agrees that discipline is a key to safety in school, why do we still have a problem? asks Panyaza Lesufi.