What happened to us, SA?

2019-07-22 10:46

It is easy forget that black and white were once united in the fight against apartheid. Why are South Africans so divided along skin colour in 2019?

'New dawn' clean-up starts at home

2019-07-22 10:39

After a successful sixth IEC election we enter into a new post election era. As we usher in the "new dawn", it is imperative that we inspire the change we want to see implemented amongst our communities and the nation as a whole.

LETTER: Zuma's testimony meant to derail commission

2019-07-17 09:06

I would have rather not allowed Jacob Zuma to derail the focus of the country and the movement away from mandate of the Zondo commission of inquiry because that is precisely what his outburst is intended to achieve.

Ramaphosa doomsayers' criticism premature

2019-07-10 08:30

It may be naive to seek to predict what the outcome of a nation's leader would turn out to be. South Africa's sixth administration is still coming out of the starting blocks.

Patient abuse: Sharing content must be an act of conscience

2019-07-05 10:40

It is extremely easy, taking a mere split-second to share a video, but pre-sharing it, it is the duty and responsibility of the sharer to ethically deem whether the to-be shared content is an infringement on the basic privacy rights of the subject within the video.


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Don't take Zuma's accusations lightly

2019-07-17 09:15

Zuma's accusations that two of his comrades Ngoako Ramatlhodi and Siphiwe Nyanda, among others, were agents of the apartheid regime, hence they want to destroy him, can not be taken lightly.

Young South Africans speak: Why we are leaving the country

2019-04-26 16:14

News24 asked young people to send to us their reasons for leaving and what would have to be different for them to return to South Africa, or not leave at all. The response was overwhelming.

Craft policies based on current circumstances

2019-07-05 10:34

By crafting policies based on people's current financial situation we are able to assist all poor people, most of whom will be black, without excluding anyone and creating more injustice.

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Peer's poisoning claims a cheap stunt

2019-06-28 10:16

How could Peer possibly be “poisoned” when she only drinks the bottled water that her bodyguards – always in attendance – hold securely and safely for her which she takes from them, sips on now and then and returns to them?

In response to Mandy Wiener: Basic sporting values thrown out the window

2019-06-26 13:27

When your captain responds by saying that there is life after the World Cup, it explains his attitude and approach to this major event.

Commission of inquiry into Proteas

2019-06-25 08:53

We need yet another commission. Yes, that is the sad reality after the unsurprising defeat to a Mickey Arthur led Pakistan and CWC elimination.

Riding on the bullet train to your dream city

2019-06-25 08:41

I hope, if or when your dream becomes a reality, that the citizens who leave their homes very early in the morning, to catch two or three modes of transport to work will be the prioritised passenger group on your bullet train.

Focus on Grade R, not free higher education

2019-06-21 15:56

How are we going to prepare our young people for the jobs of the future when we are STILL battling with basics? Why are we still here?

Not all neo-Pentecostals support Zuma

2019-07-01 16:00

Two neo-Pentecostal members eMzansi contributed to the efforts that held Zuma accountable during his term as president of the country.

Genetic profile of South Africa's US-VIT 8-7 Vitis hybrid revealed

2019-07-04 12:11

For over 200 years most viticultural scientists were of the opinion that the principal wild American seed parent of Jacquez (and Herbemont) was an unknown wild V. aestivalis Michx. species (a.k.a. the summer grape).

Education: Biggest failure of the ANC government the past 25 years

2019-06-26 13:08

Research by the Counsel for Human Science Research found that teachers in well-functional schools teach for 6.5 hours per day versus the 3.5 hours taught by teachers in dysfunctional schools.

Easy solution to erase municipal debt to Eskom

2019-06-25 08:34

Basic premise: Eskom needs money in large part because municipal debt to Eskom is very high. At present government bails out Eskom and it bails out failing municipalities. There may be an easy solution.

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy has far reaching implications

2019-06-19 10:53

In an article on 14 June written by Boitumelo Matshaba on W24 entitled "9 Ways Drinking Alcohol Can Affect You As A Woman" the article speaks about the dangers of alcohol during pregnancy and how "Signs of FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) always appear when the child is born".

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