SA expects decisive leadership from the president, including the fight against Covid-19 and holding his Cabinet to account, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
High level clouds. Mild.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said "colonialism was a grave mistake," and called for "turning the page" on the past during a visit to Ivory Coast, a former French colony in West Africa.
It's naïve to simplistically divide the ANC into "good guys" and "bad guys". Things are much more complex than that, writes Jeremy Cronin.
St John's College at Oxford University will pay a postdoctoral researcher around R1.2 million over two years to see what role it played in British colonialism, and it credits South African activism for the growing need to do so.
Because of our separation from our roots we have lost our languages; we do not remember our cultures and traditions, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
Any attempt to fight for decolonisation of universities without locating it within the broader society will be meaningless and unsustainable, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on Western Cape premier Helen Zille's tweets about colonialism will not be entertained by the provincial legislature, says DA chief whip Mark Wiley.
It is clear that the Public Protector, with all her purported legal expertise, forgot to read the Preamble to the Constitution of our country.
In her first solo exhibition on the continent, interdisciplinary artist and scholar Grada Kilomba negotiates the dynamics of speaking that which is unspeakable about colonialism, gender and the hierarchy of knowledge – not only in terms of what shouldn’t be spoken or cannot be spoken, but in terms of what happens when we do so, writes Michelle Solomon.
If the world ever entered another era of anarchy, Africa would be defenceless against a potential second scramble … and this time around, it would be utterly ruthless, writes Robert J. Traydon.
There seem to be general consensus that Helen Zille was completely wrong with her recent “colonialist tweet”. Here's another way of looking at it.
Poor immigrants, documented or undocumented, are occupying the vacuums that arise when urban planning does not decolonise the city properly, writes Nanjala Nyabola.
In 2018 I took my son to watch the film Black Panther, thinking that I would be exposing him to something that would make him more (as the kids say these days) 'woke'. But I was the one whose eyes were opened.
UN experts say that racial discrimination "is endemic" in Belgium's institutions and that the nation needs to apologise for crimes committed during its colonisation of Congo.
More people vote in some African countries than in some in the West. South Africa does more to promote women’s participation than most Western countries.
Colonialism is too sensitive a subject to turn on its head and humorously show a young black South African discovering Europe, the Advertising Regulatory Board says.
Legal experts have slammed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane announcement that she has found that a tweet about colonialism by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is in violation of the Constitution.
In his exhibition Madness and Civilization, Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai explores the cyclical nature of struggle, liberation and freedom. For Yolisa Qunta it’s a fresh look at familiar themes.
South Africa finds itself in its current situation because the country has succumbed to nationalist, chauvinist, patriarchal and elite interests, writes Cheryl Hendricks.
South Africa has been re-colonised in a crafty and genius plan that has had the ANC give up control of one government department after another after another, writes Howard Feldman.
In case you were not aware, it is colonialism which invented race to serve the ends of conquest. Apartheid’s contribution was to sharpen its venom with unparalleled intensity, writes Charles Ngwena.
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