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Zille's disciplinary will be a watershed moment for the DA

2017-03-23 08:28

The DA must choose between future electoral growth and Helen Zille. A half-hearted response will play directly into the hands of the party’s opposition and undermine its political future, writes Arthur Christopher.

Self-rule always delivers the best results

2017-03-23 11:14

Self-rule, as opposed to colonialism, has according to history always been the most likely state in which a nation would achieve success, writes Clem Sunter.

Why Bathabile Dlamini should pay

2017-03-22 08:32

If ministers or state officials had to pay certain legal costs personally, unnecessary litigation would stop and they would be far more diligent in performing their duties, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Why SA can't have 6 Super Rugby teams

2017-03-22 10:35

Mark Keohane explains why South African rugby can't afford to have six teams participating in Super Rugby.

Helen Zille's only option is to resign

2017-03-21 09:01

It was an astonishing judgement error on Zille’s part to think something as sensitive and complex as colonialism could be discussed sensibly on a medium like Twitter, writes Max du Preez.

When reason leaves the building

2017-03-20 13:14

The cancellation of this weekend's higher education stakeholder convention was a lost opportunity and the chaos the erupted may well be the start of more violence, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

 
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MONDLI ZONDO: Questions for Helen Zille

2017-03-22 08:58

Helen Zille believes we could learn a great deal from Singapore on how to handle the legacies of the colonial era. Her argument leaves us with more questions than answers, writes Mondli Zondo.

Human rights start in the small spaces

2017-03-21 09:41

The more time lapses from the dawn of democracy in our beloved country the more important it has become to guard it jealously with the bittersweet reminder that our freedom was not free, writes Duduetsang Mokoela.

How I experienced the kindness of strangers

2017-03-20 05:02

Yes, we know house robberies and murders are on the up, but the good news stories really do happen too. Mandi Smallhorne tells hers.

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How I experienced the kindness of strangers

2017-03-20 05:02

Yes, we know house robberies and murders are on the up, but the good news stories really do happen too. Mandi Smallhorne tells hers.

Mondli Makhanya: Maimane’s moment

2017-03-19 06:08

So, here is some wisdom from some of the world’s most famous racists, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Book review:Twisted tales, fresh ideas

2017-03-19 06:07

Phumlani Pikolihas launched his writing career by self-publishing his short stories, collaborating with illustrators and using multimedia. Phumlani S Langa chats with the young writer.

I come as one, I stand as 17 million

2017-03-19 06:07

Are we regressing as a country, or did we simply stop caring? What are we doing to lift others as we rise, asks Nonkosi Slatsha.

We must not be reckless

2017-03-19 06:07

ANC MPs were right in upholding section 25 of the Constitution against populist opposition as it mandates land redistribution, writes Enoch Godongwana.

Breaking divisive barriers

2017-03-19 06:07

This Human Rights Day, we again strive for a society free from discrimination and one that caters for all within our midst, writes Faith Muthambi.

The reality of state failure is setting in

2017-03-20 07:29

Of all the three arms of government only the judiciary seems to be functioning. Even worse is that Parliament and the executive are ganging up to perpetuate the collapse of the rule of law, writes Ralph Mathekga.

The well-lived life of a boy at 71

2017-03-19 06:07

I have finally found the courage to get out from behind the masks and tell the story behind the stories, writes Pieter-Dirk Uys.

You’re anti-black and anti-black women

2017-03-19 06:07

I read the article “Muthambi’s TUT bulldoze” with a great sense of revulsion. It was evident that the story was written with the sole intention of impugning my integrity, writes Faith Muthambi.

Settling for one out of three outcomes landed us in this mess

2017-03-19 06:07

Africa’s wisdom is symbolised by the design and use of the three-legged pot as this type of structure is the most stable; ask any connoisseur of potjie kos, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

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