The Taliban and ISIS demanding #RhodesMustFall?

Some critics of the Rhodes campaign are deliberately invoking terrorist comparisons to re-ignite the idea of the “swart gevaar”, says Brad Cibane.


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The worst is yet to come for SA consumers

Vivian Atud

There were indications that 2015 could be a great year for South African consumers. However, things have changed and are changing fast for the worst, says Vivian Atud.


#RhodesMustFall, Senyaka and DJ Sbu

Marck Maphori

From the Proteas' sad exit from the World Cup, to DJ Sbu's fake magazine cover, to the Rhodes debate.. It's been a colourful week in SA, writes Marck Maphori.


South Africa at a cross-Rhodes

Jonathan Brady

We don’t have to erect anything in place of colonial markers, but at least their removal acknowledges that we’re in a new time and space, says Jonathan Brady.


The current ‘African Elephant Summit’ is a farce

Ron Thomson

The ‘Africa Elephant Summit’, held this week in Kasane, Botswana, did not have the best interests of elephants in mind, says Ron Thomson.

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Have we lost the art of letter writing?

Nabeela Moola

The communications we have these days with friends and family are no longer expressive, deep or profound, writes Nabeela Moola.


4 relationship myths for girls debunked

Laura Shortridge 2 comments | 2219 views

Ever wish you could go back in time and give your younger self relationship advice? Laura Shortridge does, and this is what she would tell herself.


Cyril in the hot seat

13 comments | 1380 views

Cyril Ramaphosa has sounded more coherent and presidential in the last week than our current president ever has. Now, the big question is, can we believe him about Eskom, says Georgina Guedes.


So, where is this battle with wildlife trafficking going?

John M. Sellar

After the conference on illegal wildlife trade in Botswana, John M. Sellar wonders whether these meetings will take us where we want to go?


But I TOLD you so!

Lili Radloff 10 comments | 3755 views

You know that feeling when you can see something's about to go pear-shaped, but no one seems to care? Lili Radloff gets that a lot.


SABC blackout of Bafana

Mark Gleeson 9 comments | 2091 views

Mark Gleeson delves deeper into the reasons behind why fans were forced to miss Bafana Bafana's clash with Swaziland.


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Helen Zille's media fight back

Kameel Premhid

Helen Zille's spat with the Cape Times and other media outlets is dangerous but a potentially useful: the media must be accountable, writes Kameel Premhid.


Gareth Cliff, are you a white liberal?

Lukhona Mnguni

Gareth Cliff's take on the Rhodes debate is a classic example of the paradoxical liberalist existentialist crisis in today’s South Africa, argues Lukhona Mnguni.

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Long live the scrum!

Tank Lanning 11 comments | 1636 views

The scrum has to stay a part of rugby, but it cannot carry on as is, says former WP front ranker Tank Lanning.


Are trigger warnings really that necessary?

Laura Shortridge 9 comments | 2148 views

Laura Shortridge discusses trigger warnings and why we need them.


The promise of SA's freedom has not been fulfilled

Nhlanhla Mosele

Through utter mismanagement and downright stealing from citizens, our leaders have reduced this country to merely a place of protests, says Nhlanhla Mosele.


Open letter to AB

Pat Symcox 251 comments | 93460 views

Pat Symcox pens a letter to Proteas Cricket World Cup skipper, AB de Villiers, following their exit from the tournament.


The ANC's obedience to corporate dictatorship

Themba Radebe

I wonder when the ANC will stop protecting big corporations who exploit black workers because they give the party a slice of the pie, says Themba Radebe.


Are South Africans drowning in a glass half full?

Howard Feldman

We try to stay positive in SA, even though so many things make it nearly impossible, writes Howard Feldman.


No experimenting at national level

S’Busiso Mseleku 4 comments | 291 views

At Bafana Bafana level - or any national team at that - is not a place to experiment, believes S’Busiso Mseleku.

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