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19 August 2016, 07:52am
Harrowing tale of family’s search for safety
Harrowing tale of family’s search for safety
The Star

James Biamungu's only crime was that he was born a Tutsi Banyamulenge in the eastern DRC, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

16 August 2016, 9:47pm
Zumaphobia and the personalisation of politics
Zumaphobia and the personalisation of politics
The Star

The ANC's poor performance during the municipal elections is due to a compendium of factors, not a single individual, writes Sipho Seepe.

16 August 2016, 2:57pm
SA needs those who have the courage to defy
SA needs those who have the courage to defy
The Star

Four years after Marikana and justice is still waiting to be served, writes Janet Smith.

15 August 2016, 8:51pm
Citizens need to understand the laws that govern them
Citizens need to understand the laws that govern them
The Star

Kgalema Motlanthe says the public needs to understand the impact of the laws that have been enacted to replace apartheid-era legislation.

12 August 2016, 10:40am
SA should be proud of electoral freedoms
SA should be proud of electoral freedoms
The Star

All over southern Africa, the media is stifled, especially when it comes time to vote; we have much to be grateful for, says Shannon Ebrahim.

11 August 2016, 2:55pm
When tribalism’s the major factor at the polls
When tribalism’s the major factor at the polls
The Star

SA should be grateful that tribalism is not nearly as much of a factor as in many other countries around the continent, says Peter Fabricius.

11 August 2016, 2:24pm
The Rainbow Nation is back
The Rainbow Nation is back
The Star

The ANC and the EFF fought racist election campaigns; voters reacted, but not in the way they anticipated, says Douglas Gibson.

8 August 2016, 10:31am
#WomensDay: A look back at the Women’s Charter
#WomensDay: A look back at the Women’s Charter
The Star

The 1954 Women's Charter reminds us of how far women in South Africa have come but also what hurdles remain.

8 August 2016, 05:00am
Beware the urge to scapegoat Zuma
Beware the urge to scapegoat Zuma
Opinion

Jacob Zuma is a product of the ANC and the party should be embarrassed about what transpired at the polls, writes Eusebius McKaiser.

5 August 2016, 10:30am
Managing risk in Gulf geopolitics
Managing risk in Gulf geopolitics
The Star

Africa must resist being a battleground for Qatar-UAE rivalry and proxy wars; in this, the AU has a pivotal role to play, writes Shannon Ebrahim.

30 July 2016, 5:55pm
Polls may bring strange, unpalatable bedfellows
Polls may bring strange, unpalatable bedfellows
The Star

Smaller parties could struggle to have their mandates on council programmes, or be swallowed, leaving voters betrayed, writes Craig Dodds.

29 July 2016, 11:24am
When will we learn from history?
When will we learn from history?
The Star

We need to speak up for the journalists, academics, judges and lawyers silenced by the draconian measures in Turkey, says Shannon Ebrahim.

28 July 2016, 4:11pm
To vote or not to vote: Is this the question?
To vote or not to vote: Is this the question?
The Star

Democracy should be about how we associate together to improve our society, writes Christopher Rutledge.

28 July 2016, 2:56pm
Why I’m underwhelmed by the upcoming elections
Why I’m underwhelmed by the upcoming elections
The Star

Our career politicians are uninspiring. In fact, political parties now seem to exist only to be elected, says Rich Mkhondo.

26 July 2016, 2:32pm
Too many Trumps in SA politics
Too many Trumps in SA politics
The Star

Politicians could learn from the one nation, one future approach taken by Theresa May and Mmusi Maimane, says Douglas Gibson.