A New Anthem? Why? Why Not?

Koos Kombuis 4 comments | 2595 views

Koos Kombuis admits that he is starting to warm to the idea of a different national anthem.


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New move against Gordhan suggests South Africa’s laws are under threat


What is behind this battle between the Hawks and Pravin Gordhan? The Conversation Africa’s Charles Leonard asked Raymond Suttner to make sense of it all.


Uber Storage Hell


Self-storage is to private property what obesity is to great food in America - a serious problem, says Jean Barker.


Is Lake Tanganyika in trouble?


Lake Tanganyika is magnificent. Stretching for 676km from north to south, it’s the longest freshwater lake in the world, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.


Don’t participate in internet shaming

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Armchair activism can take a really ugly turn when the crusade is against an individual who isn’t given an opportunity to defend themselves, says Georgina Guedes.


The ANC’s new askaris

5 comments | 6496 views

Askaris are sophisticated individuals who have made it their primary duty to destroy the values of the ANC to ensure their individual self-preservation and looting, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.


Positive and patient yes, but...

Tank Lanning 3106 views

For Allister Coetzee to get the deserved positivity and patience, Tank Lanning reckons he requires the backing of a strong, open, honest leadership.


Are SA rhino calves being exported to Thailand?

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A permit appears to have been granted for eight South African rhino calves to be exported to a zoo in Thailand, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.


Where "Black like us" DA still fails

Tshetlhe Litheko

Despite having black leaders and obtaining black votes, the DA still fails on two key levels, says Tshetlhe Litheko.


4 annoying things you need to stop doing in your work e-mails

Do you use the reply all button? Send out an e-mail, only to phone the recipient to ask if he or she’s received your mail? You need to be stopped.


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The Hawks vs Pravin Gordhan. We must stay calm

Saber Jazbhay

People are crying "Conspiracy!" already. Let us put our faith the the justice system, as the truth around the Hawks - Gordhan battle will come out, says Saber Jazbhay.


Marginal Power, Blurred Lines & Diluting Stereotypes: SA's changing political landscape


South Africa has moved into an era of new politics and this new politics can redraw traditional boundaries and confound old prejudices, writes Daniel Silke.

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The EFF must be careful when casting stones

Robin Mun-Gavin

I’ve been amused at how the EFF criticise the ANC for not abiding to the rule of the land, while some of their policies are unconstitutional, says Robin Mun-Gavin.


Are bathroom doors killing SA women?

Howard Feldman

The arrest of Jason Rohde for the murder of his wife on the Stellenbosch wine estate made me think of bathroom doors, says Howard Feldman.


Lowest Eskom output since 2008

Dwaine van Vuuren

How the heck did we go from a dire shortage with nationwide rolling blackouts to trying to figure out where we can export surplus electricity? asks Dwaine van Vuuren.


Why I cried for our beloved country this week

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How is it possible that a mother can't even walk her two little boys to school in South Africa without the fear of being raped, asks Melanie Verwoerd.


Make your municipality work for you

Vivian Atud

As the inauguration of executive mayors in various metros we need to wake up and start holding these new mayors and councillors accountable, says Vivian Atud.


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