Let community spirit be South Africa’s leader

What once was a calling to serve the people has become nothing more than a facile pretense to trot out during election time and try to look as if you care, says John Harvey.


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Why we should stop hating our bodies

Marisa Crous 918 views

Marisa Crous wonders why we continue to beat ourselves up for not having the 'perfect' body. Especially since there is no one true perfect body.


Let loyalty not hinder form

Tank Lanning 1702 views

Will Heyneke Meyer’s loyalty to stalwarts who have outlasted their merit trip him up like it did Peter de Villers in 2011, asks Tank Lanning.


SA's rankings - do they count?

Rennie Naidoo

It is easy to improve SA. Spend more of the budget to make math and science mandatory at school and universities and watch crime drop and the economy grow, says Rennie Naidoo.


We still need Desmond Tutu

Chris Kanyane

We still need Desmond Tutu to continue to inspire as well as guide South Africans through these trying times, says Chris Kanyane.


Bogus march: Cosatu must leave the tripartite alliance

Anneke Scheepers

If Cosatu wants to be taken seriously, it must leave the ANC-led tripartite alliance, writes Anneke Scheepers.


"I was scared I had breast cancer"

Cath Jenkin 2 comments | 2231 views

Finding a lump can be one of the most terrifying experiences a woman goes through, says Cath Jenkin.


Compulsory youth service for unemployed youth

Yershen Pillay

One way of transforming the current threat to economic development is through a state-led compulsory national youth service, says Yershen Pillay.


Coal – alive and kicking

Andreas Wilson-Späth 1366 views

Sadly, reports of the demise of coal as a source of energy have been greatly exaggerated, writes Andreas Wilson-Späth.


Syria: finding a way out through the Golan Heights

Gerard Boyce

Notwithstanding the growing public outcry diplomatic efforts to resolve the Syrian conflicts, none of the solutions is likely to be sustainable, says Dr Gerard Boyce.


Stop! Don't rush into having a baby

Pamela Simpson 4055 views

As wonderful and fulfilling as motherhood seems, columnist, Pamela Simpson, explains why having a baby needs a lot more consideration.


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Jewish lives don't matter

Howard Feldman

Most South African news outlets have been ignoring certain stories, because sadly, Jewish lives don’t seem to matter, says Howard Feldman.


In praise of corruption

Rennie Naidoo

Does corruption have a colour? If it does, does black corruption differ from white corruption? asks Rennie Naidoo.

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News24 blogger Zareef Minty named as Prime Stars ambassador

Zareef Minty

Zareef Minty will join the team of Prime Stars ambassadors which includes Boity, Sibusiso Leope, Jimmy Nevis, Chad Saaiman, Simphiwe Dana and Farah Fortune, to name a few.


Sins in the name of "transformation"

Martin Warburg

The boundaries between the rights of interest groups and dubious demands of fringe movements fanned by ANC led populism have become blurred, says Martin Warburg.


Crime stats: what to believe?

Howard Feldman

As violent crime soars in South Africa, the statistics might give us the facts, but tell of little else, says Howard Feldman.


Malherbe deserved a start

Tank Lanning 3831 views

It’s a nicely balanced Bok side says Tank Lanning,, who’s only real gripe is with Frans Malherbe not getting what he believes to be a very deserved start.


Questions for my elders

Milisuthando Bongela 433 views

In the wake of the student uprisings, Milisuthando Bongela wonders if our parents knew how their children would turn on and reject the institution they were enrolled in to prosper


New demands on the younger workforce

David Molapo 142 views

There’s a whole new world out there – and it’s powered by technology, fuelled by information and driven by knowledge.

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