Cruz: America’s least wanted

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In the US, the presidential race is - literally - a popularity contest. This makes it extra weird that Ted Cruz, the least popular man in America, may end up as the Republican nominee.

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The rape culture no one talks about

Faatimah Hendricks 2053 views

South African prisons is where a rape culture thrives and it involves men as both perpetrators and victims, writes Faatimah Hendricks.

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The hidden wounds of apartheid

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Whites truly suffered under apartheid, and they are still suffering. Apartheid has deeply wounded everybody in this country, writes Koos Kombuis.

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Malema 'will reduce the country to ashes'

Max du Preez 79 comments | 31778 views

People who gloat over the ANC’s present problems should realise that it’s the Economic Freedom Fighters that benefit most from the governing party’s decline, writes Max du Preez.

Andreas Späth

The end of the Age of Coal

Andreas Späth 1386 views

We should celebrate any suggestion that the end of the Age of Coal is nigh. The writing is definitely on the wall – here are just a few recent developments that suggest that the coal industry is running out of steam.

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Arms Deal report's findings 'an outrage'

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President Jacob Zuma announced the release of the report of the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the Arms Deal. The Report’s findings are an outrage, writes Paul Holden.

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Rising tiger, waning rhino: Lessons from Asia for Africa

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The success of international tiger conservation efforts is offering a beacon of hope for the rhino conservation community in South Africa, writes Shakir Jeeva.


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The day Education got an F

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Gauteng education authorities were due to launch a website that would help parents register their children for grades one and eight in 2017. Well, that was the plan, writes Faith Daniels.

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