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Polls may bring strange, unpalatable bedfellows
Polls may bring strange, unpalatable bedfellows
The Star

Smaller parties could struggle to have their mandates on council programmes, or be swallowed, leaving voters betrayed, writes Craig Dodds.

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When will we learn from history?
When will we learn from history?
The Star

We need to speak up for the journalists, academics, judges and lawyers silenced by the draconian measures in Turkey, says Shannon Ebrahim.

2 days ago
To vote or not to vote: Is this the question?
To vote or not to vote: Is this the question?
The Star

Democracy should be about how we associate together to improve our society, writes Christopher Rutledge.

2 days ago
Why I’m underwhelmed by the upcoming elections
Why I’m underwhelmed by the upcoming elections
The Star

Our career politicians are uninspiring. In fact, political parties now seem to exist only to be elected, says Rich Mkhondo.

4 days ago
Too many Trumps in SA politics
Too many Trumps in SA politics
The Star

Politicians could learn from the one nation, one future approach taken by Theresa May and Mmusi Maimane, says Douglas Gibson.

5 days ago
Letter: Where do parties stand on these issues?
Letter: Where do parties stand on these issues?
The Star

With the local elections coming up, Gail Evans says she would like to ask the each political party the following questions ...

8 days ago
Darkness falls on a life well walked
Darkness falls on a life well walked
The Star

The 'Adventure Couple' didn't make it to the top together, but Letshego Zulu will be back to finish what they started, writes Omphitlhetse Mooki.

8 days ago
Erdogan tightens the screws
Erdogan tightens the screws
The Star

Turkey’s president is clamping down on any dissent and opposition to his rule after a failed military coup last week, says Shannon Ebrahim.

9 days ago
Adolf Hitler's racism still apparent
Adolf Hitler's racism still apparent
The Star

More than 90 years after the Aryan fanatic put it all in his book, a new generation of racists has emerged, says Angela Mudukuti.

10 days ago
Close-up view of a failed coup
Close-up view of a failed coup
The Star

On Ankara's streets, the coup was real, it was happening, then plotters made a fatal mistake, writes Jasper Mortimer.

10 days ago
Poignant moments as climbers honour Gugu
Poignant moments as climbers honour Gugu
Motorsport

Shosholoza echoed through the mountains as Trek4Mandela climbers paid a choral tribute to Zulu.

11 days ago
Crying shame there was no help for Gugu Zulu
Crying shame there was no help for Gugu Zulu
The Star

Gugu Zulu died while climbing Mt Kilimanjaro for the #Trek4Mandela expedition. Jovial Rantao was part of the group. This is what he has to say...

11 days ago
SA’s UN vote a step in the wrong direction
SA’s UN vote a step in the wrong direction
The Star

The Rainbow Nation's recent vote at the UN against freedom of expression on the internet tarnishes its global image, writes Penelope Andrews.

15 days ago
A new life's journey steered by a guiding light
A new life's journey steered by a guiding light
News

As we prepare to mark Mandela Week, one of Madiba's's greatest comrades and a true SA revolutionary hero, Laloo 'Isu' Chiba, ...

15 days ago
South China Sea ruling ‘null and avoid’
South China Sea ruling ‘null and avoid’
The Star

Shannon Ebrahim discussed the outcome of this week's South China Sea arbitration with Chinese ambassador Tian Xuejun.