A pensioner writes in to complain about shocking treatment by the South African Revenue Service.
A readers asks Ask Georgie to probe why foreign parcels attract a charge.
Is it that some people 'get it' and other people must aspire to get there? asks Denis Beckett.
North Korea’s two traditional allies, China and Malaysia, are both deploying strongarm tactics against the regime, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
Nobody lifts a finger or comes to help when they hear screams or when shots ring out, says Meshack Nembudani.
Lumka Oliphant's performance on local talk radio station 702 has truly pushed her beyond the pale.
Everyone was racist. The times were racist. The world was racist, writes Denis Beckett.
Mr President, as a concerned citizen, I have names for you to consider for a dream cabinet, writes Marius Oosthuizen.
Today cartoonist Dov Fedler leaves The Star after a career that has spanned SA's - and indeed the globe’s - darkest days ...
Rudolf du Plessis says 2017 will be an unusual year for Africa as its largest trading partners, China and America, are undergoing major transitions.
By downplaying the energy sector, the minister signalled that there is no need to react to exaggerated energy crisis talk, writes Hartmut Winkler.
Barney Pityana writes that #SONA2017 failed to give the nation a vision and a new, higher imagination about the intrinsic value of higher education.
Space-filling or preening egos won't win lost readers back, writes Denis Beckett
Scandinavian countries seem to have struck the right balance in managing inequalities, results of global competition, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
The proposed national minimum wage of R3 500 is an insult to the victims of slave wages, poverty, unemployment and inequality, writes Zwelinzima Vavi.
Institutions of higher learnings' response to sexual violence appears to protect the institution and annihilate victims, writes Rakgadi Mohlahlane.