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Opinion polls can get it wrong
Opinion polls can get it wrong

The die will be cast only on Election Day 2016, but speculation in the run-up often creates another perception, writes Kaizer M Nyatsumba.

The Star
2 days ago
Replacing Dlamini Zuma no easy task for AU
Replacing Dlamini Zuma no easy task for AU

The election of the next AU Commission chairperson may be postponed beyond the next summit as no suitable candidates have ...

The Star
2 days ago
Media must report even when there’s no smoke
Media must report even when there’s no smoke

The media must report not only when there is violence, but also when there is a peaceful expression of concern, writes Nomfundo Mogapi.

The Star
2 days ago
Would a losing ANC bow out gracefully?
Would a losing ANC bow out gracefully?

Probably not, as there's no end to the contempt for the rule of law by those who see public office as the key to riches, writes Douglas Gibson.

The Star
2 days ago
SABC’s deliberate thought control campaign
SABC’s deliberate thought control campaign

It's more than infuriating watching the decay and looting of this public institution, writes Sekoetlane Jacob Phamodi.

The Star
3 days ago
Racism is bound to other types of oppression
Racism is bound to other types of oppression

Because racism is bound up in multiple oppressions it cannot be tackled in isolation, write Dr Benita Moolman and Dr Olga Bialostocka.

The Star
5 days ago
The lapdogs have their day
The lapdogs have their day

This is an excerpt from The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider’s View in which Patrick Craven recounts events in the five years ...

The Star
6 days ago
Kicking around a hot political football
Kicking around a hot political football

Tokyo Sexwale's reference to "territories in dispute" undermines the Palestinian struggles, says Shannon Ebrahim.

The Star
7 days ago
Refugees’ rights must be protected
Refugees’ rights must be protected

Lucky to survive perilous journeys, many migrants often face horrendous abuse, and SA is no exception, writes Angela Mudukuti.

The Star
8 days ago
Another axe falls
Another axe falls

In The Battle for Cosatu: An Insider’s View Patrick Craven, Cosatu’s national spokesman for nearly a decade, recounts the ...

The Star
9 days ago
Prioritise job creation to garner votes
Prioritise job creation to garner votes

Politicians should focus on removing obstacles to job creation. Votes will come after, writes Mmabatho Mokobori.

The Star
10 days ago
The state of fatherhood is disheartening
The state of fatherhood is disheartening

Let’s face it, if there was something to celebrate on Father’s Day, it was not the awesomeness of South African adult manhood, says Kopano Ratele.

The Star
13 days ago
A sad week for the UN
A sad week for the UN

Our belief that the United Nations protects the weak and holds the strong to account is being chipped away, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

The Star
14 days ago
#76AT40: The bold and the brave
#76AT40: The bold and the brave

At the time of the Soweto student uprisings in 1976, teachers were still... teachers. But they were more than that too, writes Don Makatile.

The Star
14 days ago
#76AT40: Barrage at Bara
#76AT40: Barrage at Bara

There was shock and pandemonium on June 16, 1976 at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital’s casualty department, writes Vuyo Mkize.