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Does Winnie deserve our respect?

It is unfortunate that our freedom fighters expect their plight to result in riches untold and being above the law, writes Oliver Meth.

 

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Am I racist for thinking that in SA, we share a future?

Tshetlhe Litheko

We have to redefine what it means to be South African. All this clinging on to our traditional cultures is not helping anybody, says Tshetlhe Litheko.

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How we can reach our students

Anneke Scheepers

Jonathan Jansen wrote a piece about the extent to which the acknowledgement that an educator gives to their pupil, has an impact on that pupil. I agree, says Anneke Scheepers.

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South Africa needs the arts

6 comments | 341 views

The organisers of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown have expressed their concern at proposed funding cuts for the arts. Georgina Guedes asks her country what it is that they want to be remembered for.

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Banyana on a wing and a prayer

S'Busiso Mseleku 2 comments | 512 views

Banyana Banyana have been on a wing and a prayer since the start of the African Women's Championships, says S'Busiso Mseleku.

 
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Racism is not some tragic event to get over

Themba Radebe

Don't tell me to just "get over racism", because contrary to popular belief, apartheid did not end in 1994, says Themba Radebe.

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Oscar has turned us into awful people

Chris McEvoy 17 comments | 4534 views

Are we interested in punishment or revenge? And what does that say about us?

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F-bombing kids ad misses the mark

Ad featuring little girls swearing is a lost opportunity, suggests Scott Dunlop.

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Tackling forced child marriages

Wandiswa Ntengento

"Ukuthwala" or forced child marriages in the Eastern Cape is an issue still under wraps in the province, writes Wandiswa Ntengento.

Sport

Bok-free Lions making merry

Tank Lanning 29 comments | 3174 views

Tank Lanning sees the Lions as a tight-knit Super Rugby side making merry in a watered-down Currie Cup.

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This Post Office pantomime of ours

Martin Warburg

If ever there was a case study in the public sector on labour union stupidity it is in the ongoing Post Office dilemma, says Martin Warburg.

 

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5 ways to cope with exam stress

Zareef Minty

Zareef Minty offers five tips to all the students who are preparing for the upcoming final exams.

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'He just klapped me': When white male entitlement gets violent

Chris McEvoy 33 comments | 15574 views

This weekend a “clean-living” cyclist and swim coach showed us what brews beneath institutionalised racism and sexism. Chris McEvoy explores.

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Dear Minister Sisulu, we did lose something to Apartheid

Noluvuyo Mpekelana

Minister Linidiwe Sisulu's remark that people under 40 are not her priority for housing because they "lost nothing to Apartheid" is utterly arrogant, says Noluvuyo Mpekelana.

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Cheers to Masipa, Roux, Nel and us on social media

Chris Kanyane

Chris Kanyane tips his hat to all the legal experts who formed part of the Oscar Pistorius trial. Even those who were in court.

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The only place to be after a day's work

Benjamin Moshatama

After a long, hectic day at work there is no better place to be than home, enjoying time alone, says Benjamin Moshatama.

 
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Time for post-feminism

Anneke Scheepers

Wanting equality between the sexes, affirms the patriarchal enterprise that seeks to place itself before the matriarchy without which it could not exist, says Anneke Scheepers.

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I’m giving up Anti-Retrovirals for homeopathy

Revor Kleinhans

HIV+ writer Trevor Kleinhans explains why he has decided to stop using the Anti-Retroviral drugs prescribed to him and begin using Homeopathic medication.

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Dieting is bullshit

Chris McEvoy 8 comments | 4753 views

At a certain age, things start sagging and expanding. In short, your body starts hating you, says Chris McEvoy.

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