Race, class and gender: A new call to consciousness

2016-09-04 09:44

Every year, as the anniversary of Steve Biko’s death in detention on September 12 approaches, the nation turns its attention to the legacy of the late anti-apartheid activist and what lessons he still teaches us today.

Regime change not a bad thing - prof

2014-12-04 21:27

The replacement of the ANC by a new ruling party would just be democracy in practice, Professor Barney Pityana says.

No sign of Pityana's letter

2013-02-26 22:29

President Jacob Zuma has not yet received a letter in which academic Barney Pityana is said to call for his resignation, the presidency says.

Pityana backs Ramphele's new party

2013-02-04 08:28

Former Black Consciousness Movement activist Barney Pityana says he will back a new political party by academic Mamphele Ramphele, according to a report.

SA elected incompetent leaders - Pityana

2012-09-25 09:04

Reverend Barney Pityana has reportedly told South Africans to take responsibility for the country's failures because they elected leaders without vision and basic competence.


Use your vote, says ex-Scorpion

2014-12-05 06:02

South Africans should make their voices heard at the ballot box, Dr Ruben Richards a former Scorpions deputy DG says.

Constitution was built on trust - Pityana

2014-12-04 20:26

South Africa's Constitution was built on checks and balances, and most importantly, trust in the president, Professor Barney Pityana says.

Pityana calls on Zuma to resign

2013-02-25 12:29

The ANC says former Unisa vice chancellor Barney Pityana is "playing politics" by talking about a letter he sent President Jacob Zuma asking him to resign.

Presidency hits out at Pityana 'insults'

2012-09-26 08:15

Reverend Barney Pityana's comments about the country's leaders were disappointing and unfortunate, the presidency says.

University bosses still rake in millions

2012-01-22 18:30

The heads of the country’s public universities continue to rake in millions of rands in salaries despite government’s promise to cap their pay.

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