In this extract from her book Not Without A Fight, Helen Zille tells what happened after her unforgettable kiss with Mamphela Ramphele.
Mexico's starch retains essential nutrients and protein that is much healthier than our maize, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
The international word of the year is meant to capture the "ethos, mood or preoccupations of that particular year", writes Amy Wang.
Tunisia's Ennahda party has provided all the essential lessons in making Islam compatible with inclusive democracy, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
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.
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.
Students need to consider the unanticipated effects of violent activism and preserve the institutions we have inherited, writes Ray McCauley.
If courage could take the form of a person, it would choose Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, says Ahmed Kathrada.
The Non-Aligned Movement's value lies in the solidarity among developing countries behind issues of critical concern, says Shannon Ebrahim.
It's concerning that Herman Mashaba has cast doubt on the rights of people to walk and cycle in Joburg, say David du Preez, ...
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.
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
In the face of heavier sanctions, rhino horn could become the primary target for income generation, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
Guidelines restricting what will be tolerated in the name of dissatisfaction are key or infrastructure will be destroyed, writes Ray McCauley.
Two high school members of Equal Education tell us of their experiences...