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20 days ago
Civil radicalism would befit youth
Civil radicalism would befit youth

Rejecting Africa’s principle of inhlonipho is informed by Western concepts, writes Xolela Mangcu.

Sunday Independent
20 days ago
Africa is now slowly rising from the ashes
Africa is now slowly rising from the ashes

Slavery, colonialism and neo-colonialism shaped our continent and left us underdeveloped, writes Baleka Mbete.

Sunday Independent
20 days ago
DRC faces the heart of darkness
DRC faces the heart of darkness

Two consecutive democratic elections did not restore the state, they merely restored the legitimacy of political power, writes Claude Kabemba.

Sunday Independent
20 days ago
Threat to our democracy must be stopped
Threat to our democracy must be stopped

Two issues have to be urgently addressed, writes George Devenish.

Sunday Independent
20 days ago
Local poll point-scoring
Local poll point-scoring

Manifestos should be based on trends and future expansion in the urban sphere, writes Molifi Tshabalala.

Politics
27 days ago
Admissions judgment a victory for poor, black pupils
Admissions judgment a victory for poor, black pupils

Denying poor pupils access to quality education at former model-C schools would condemn us to a life of servitude, writes Malaika wa Azania.

Sunday Independent
27 days ago
Blackness used as political currency
Blackness used as political currency

Political parties will use and abuse blackness to hold onto power, writes Madala Thepa.

Sunday Independent
27 days ago
The insurrection of the poor
The insurrection of the poor

The poor will not be liberated by grants, RDP houses and rhetoric, writes Tinyiko Maluleke.

Sunday Independent
27 days ago
A crass attempt to hide SA’s failures
A crass attempt to hide SA’s failures

By deciding “not to show images of people burning public institutions like schools in any of its news bulletins” the SABC ...

Sunday Independent
27 days ago
Students shouted me down
Students shouted me down

I rationalise the incident as a 'teachable moment' to make myself feel better, writes Xolela Mangcu.

Sunday Independent
27 days ago
SA is in reasonably good shape but can’t afford complacency
SA is in reasonably good shape but can’t afford complacency

Despite the challenges facing South Africa, the institutions that are the pillars of our constitutional democracy are emerging ...

Sunday Independent
27 days ago
ANC trapped by an ideal?
ANC trapped by an ideal?

The constitutional compromise of 1994 is one part of the problem.

Sunday Independent
34 days ago
Pan-Africanism: From Nkrumah to Nollywood
Pan-Africanism: From Nkrumah to Nollywood

Africa is still on a quest for three magic kingdoms: peace and democratic governance, socio-economic transformation, and ...

Sunday Independent
34 days ago
Burning of universities is counter-revolutionary
Burning of universities is counter-revolutionary

As we condemn the burning of institutions let us ask ourselves: how did we get here? says Malaika wa Azania.

Sunday Independent
34 days ago
Parliament a symptom of SA’s political disease
Parliament a symptom of SA’s political disease

Heckling and violence has also been the case in political engagements.