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Rhino trade panel: Window dressing by the DEA

2014-07-15 11:57

The Department of Environmental Affairs has finally issued an invitation to stakeholders to participate in its exploration of Rhino Horn Trade Feasibility, writes Martina Polley.

I loved Julius - just for one day

2014-05-22 10:00 15 comments | 5040 views

It’s not often I agree with Julius Malema and co, but I really love the overalls he and his MPs wore to Parliament, says Susan Erasmus.

Eat, bray, love

2014-05-16 13:42 1 comments | 943 views

When 350 otherwise normal-looking people gather for a smart event in honour of donkeys, something unusual is afoot, says Susan Erasmus.

Circumcision can reduce HIV risk

2014-04-04 11:56 15 comments | 1906 views

Voluntary medical male circumcision reduces men's risk of acquiring HIV from their female partners by approximately 60%, writes Khanyisa Dunjwa.

The dreams of Mahlabatini

2014-01-03 08:54 2 comments | 3664 views

I hope that it will not take another forty years for the full realisation of the Mahlabatini dream.

Is SAPS the Mafia?

2013-10-29 13:15 19 comments | 3420 views

People must fear the police. But that becomes damn difficult when the chief of police is accused of criminal behaviour, says Adriaan Basson.

Zuma’s Malawi comments: What the South African president really said

2013-10-23 12:35 38 comments | 9773 views

Jacob Zuma’s spokesperson says the president's comments were "taken out of context". But a recording of Zuma's remarks reveals that he was quoted accurately. Researched by Julian Rademeyer.

To all who believe in the future of our heritage

2013-09-23 12:07 7 comments | 1275 views

Is heritage always something of the past? Or could today’s contribution to heritage be what happens in the future, asks Pieter-Dirk Uys.

Cry, the beloved country; cry, the beloved federation

2013-08-17 08:42 3 comments | 1097 views

My greatest hope is that in these extraordinary times, we ask that extraordinary leaders rise from our ranks, writes Jay Naidoo.

I did not get a soft loan - Khanyi

2013-08-13 13:05 44 comments | 7813 views

Khanyi Dhlomo clarifies some points in a response to Ferial Haffajee's latest column.

Mugabe Wins, Democracy Loses

2013-08-02 14:22 28 comments | 6786 views

A parliament dominated by Zanu-PF will be a law unto itself, says Batsirai Chikuru.

Do the honourable thing and step down, Mr Vavi

2013-07-29 12:00 17 comments | 2661 views

If Zwelinzima Vavi is a man who lives by his words, he should step aside and admit that he has brought himself and his organisation into disrepute, writes TO Molefe.

Cyber infidelity is on the rise

2013-07-10 10:06 1195 views

Dr Eve explains why the internet is making cheating not only easier to do, but easier to get away with.

A good death

2013-07-01 08:31 6 comments | 1586 views

Quality of life is what matters for those near the end, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Chivalry is sexist

2013-06-18 09:39

Rebecca Davis on gender equality and opening car doors.

 

An expat hears the Madiba music

2013-12-12 13:14 1 comments | 1510 views

As a South African journalist living abroad it's been a tricky and painful time, says Judith Soal.

Malema: 'Why Whites should vote for me'

2013-10-23 12:44 442 comments | 37169 views

EFF’s economic programme is not a programme for a single race, but a programme for all South Africans, says Julius Malema.

ICC 'a venue for all States Parties'

2013-10-11 07:50 3 comments | 536 views

Annual session of States Parties to the Statute of the International Criminal Court is a venue for all States Parties, says Ambassador Tiina Intelmann.

Amputating the soul of our children

2013-09-06 11:54 7 comments | 1450 views

Sadtu's decision to disrupt trial examinations of matric students in KZN is irresponsible and against the wishes of many students, says Jay Naidoo.

What does it mean to be South African?

2013-09-06 11:47 78 views

Is there more to our South African identity than socialising around a braai and shouting for our national teams, asks vice-chancellor of Stellenbosch University, Russel Botman.

They're not trolls, they're very naughty boys!

2013-08-05 11:47 5 comments | 1771 views

It’s never been hard to find examples of hatred, misogyny and sexism but, with the Internet, it’s become harder to find much else.

Uncle Sam and Uncle Bob

2013-07-30 12:54 2 comments | 2623 views

Zim and the US should tackle their sorry trade relations, says Scott Firsing.

Well done, Angie Motshekga

2013-07-22 08:54 19 comments | 2041 views

Education Minister Angie Motshekga is a soft target for many journalists, writes Helen Zille.

Zille responds in flush toilet furore

2013-07-03 08:39 54 comments | 7005 views

It may be useful to get some basic facts before you offer your opinions to the world, writes Helen Zille.

Time to Reboot Telkom

2013-06-26 07:44 18 comments | 5551 views

SA is missing out for failing to hook into the high speed internet revolution, despite years of promises from the state to break a logjam largely of its own making, says Glenn Ashton.

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