Denis Beckett is amused at the way words and expressions have been reinvented, and wonders why there has not been any debate around the topic.
Heinrich Böhmke’s book, Sarie, provides fresh perspective on a multifaceted nation, writes Denis Beckett.
Anti-corruption activist Andrew Feinstein sees the film of his book, Shadow World, screen in Joburg this weekend. Janet Smith spoke to him.
The recent vitriol towards Germany shows how sensitive this issue remains 100 years after the Ottomans began arresting their ...
First, we need to stop the arrests for low-level use, but decriminalisation doesn't go far enough; we must push for legalisation, ...
Showering young women with material gifts in return for sexual favours is not a blessing, it’s exploitation, says Ray McCauley.
Beware! At any moment 90% of us could turn into a wholewheat loaf, writes Denis Beckett.
Let's indulge our inner patriots and pay homage to the Sesmmala, writes Denis Beckett.
One of President Kabila's former allies is contesting political power in a nation in dire need of development, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
Many of South Africa’s Struggle heroes developed their activism at Fort Hare University, writes Thami Ka Plaatjie.
Undoing racism requires everyday work in our lives. Central to this practice is an awareness of how racism works.
The source of our economic problems is fear, indecision and timidity by our fiscal policy overlords, writes Bheki Ntshalintshali.
Kabila’s rival, Katumbi, has been accused of recruiting US mercenaries, but that's improbable, writes Peter Fabricius.
The public made some miscalculations in the service of its fury, says Denis Beckett.
It's possible journalists have been played by a network of shadowy individuals reaching into the highest echelons of the state, writes Craig Dodds.