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7 October 2016, 09:10am
Shannon Ebrahim: Mexico brings its secrets to SA
Shannon Ebrahim: Mexico brings its secrets to SA
The Star

Mexico's starch retains essential nutrients and protein that is much healthier than our maize, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

17 days ago
'Post-truth' is 2016 word of the year
'Post-truth' is 2016 word of the year
The Star

The international word of the year is meant to capture the "ethos, mood or preoccupations of that particular year", writes Amy Wang.

30 September 2016, 11:54am
Shannon Ebrahim: Leading light in Islamic democracy
Shannon Ebrahim: Leading light in Islamic democracy
The Star

Tunisia's Ennahda party has provided all the essential lessons in making Islam compatible with inclusive democracy, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

29 September 2016, 5:03pm
An education is worth exactly what you pay for it
An education is worth exactly what you pay for it
The Star

Sabina Essa put herself through law school at Wits, eschewing financial aid in favour of a fulltime job, but writes that the sacrifice was worthwhile.

29 September 2016, 08:58am
SA Olympian sets sail to break Israel's blockade
SA Olympian sets sail to break Israel's blockade
The Star

The Women's Boat to Gaza is a symbolic act of hope. It's also a dangerous mission, writes South Africa's participant, Leigh-Ann Naidoo.

27 September 2016, 3:37pm
Unintended consequences of #Fees2017
Unintended consequences of #Fees2017
The Star

Students need to consider the unanticipated effects of violent activism and preserve the institutions we have inherited, writes Ray McCauley.

26 September 2016, 09:38am
Winnie at 80: Ahmed Kathrada’s tribute
Winnie at 80: Ahmed Kathrada’s tribute
The Star

If courage could take the form of a person, it would choose Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says Ahmed Kathrada.

23 September 2016, 10:52am
Shannon Ebrahim: NAM is more relevant now
Shannon Ebrahim: NAM is more relevant now
The Star

The Non-Aligned Movement's value lies in the solidarity among developing countries behind issues of critical concern, says Shannon Ebrahim.

22 September 2016, 8:07pm
Mashaba, vast majority of Joburg bike riders are poor
Mashaba, vast majority of Joburg bike riders are poor
The Star

It's concerning that Herman Mashaba has cast doubt on the rights of people to walk and cycle in Joburg, say David du Preez, ...

21 September 2016, 3:39pm
‘I’m not a rapist and one day I’ll prove it’
‘I’m not a rapist and one day I’ll prove it’
The Star

Sabelo Ngani spent years behind bars for a rape he says he did not commit. Now he is out on parole and fighting for justice, writes Carolyn Raphaely.

19 September 2016, 8:55pm
When learning is both difficult and dangerous
When learning is both difficult and dangerous
The Star

Five years after Cabinet took the decision to intervene at Eastern Cape schools no real progress has been made, write Lisa Draga and Daniel Sher

16 September 2016, 11:34am
Shannon Ebrahim: N Korea’s threat to our national interests
Shannon Ebrahim: N Korea’s threat to our national interests
The Star

In the face of heavier sanctions, rhino horn could become the primary target for income generation, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

13 September 2016, 2:09pm
Ray McCauley: Student protest has its limits
Ray McCauley: Student protest has its limits
The Star

Guidelines restricting what will be tolerated in the name of dissatisfaction are key or infrastructure will be destroyed, writes Ray McCauley.

12 September 2016, 10:56am
‘We want proper schools and we want them now’
‘We want proper schools and we want them now’
The Star

Two high school members of Equal Education tell us of their experiences...

9 September 2016, 6:19pm
Three decades before the gavel
Three decades before the gavel
The Star

Robert McBrides ConCourt hearing this week was a victory for him, and another benchmark in a trail of judicial adventures, writes Janet Smith.