In commemoration of 27 years of his release the Nelson Mandela Foundation will be emphasising the call for dialogue towards peace, writes Sello Hatang
Oliver Tambo, in whose honour the SONA was delivered, would have recoiled from its shamefulness, writes Archbishop-Emeritus Njongonkulu Ndungane.
In what is effectively a coup, the US president is transferring power into the hands of a select few, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
Jan Smut has one struck by its tone and West Mister does ring a bell, writes Denis Beckett.
President must shed light on key polices and show that the cabinet is on same page as his inner circle, writes Nkosikhulule Xhawulengweni Nyembezi.
The Rohingya Muslims are mere collateral in the global buy-in of Myanmar's new democracy, writes Azad Essa.
The chaotic and ultimately deadly transfer of the Esidimeni patients was a slow-motion accident that could have been stopped, writes Kerry Cullinan.
For a Luddite like me, this homing pigeon-like app is truly awesome, writes Denis Beckett
Peace prospects in Northern Ireland rest on parties committing to power-sharing in line with Good Friday Peace Agreement, writes Shannon Ebrahim.
The inescapable reality is that 94 people died on Qedani Mahlangu's watch, writes Lebogang Seale.
In truth, Trump's Muslim ban is little different to what has come to pass in America over the past 200 to 300 years, says Azad Essa.
Human invention is glorious we should apply it to injustices, writes Denis Beckett.
Wealth disparities undermine the social and economic fabric of our society, writes Imraan Valodia.
Well-off blacks have have lost their sense of ubuntu and have instead bought into the selfishness of white capitalism, writes Sandile Memela.
We remain in a precarious position, if not yet in a free-fall to hell, writes Corruption Watch's David Lewis.
Ruling party needs to spend time in the opposition benches so it can find its soul and policies that resonate with the voters, writes Douglas Gibson.