Blacks won't recover their blackness with political power alone

2019-07-22 10:00

Songezo Zibi's column essentially is a contribution to the commentary about state capture rather than blacks reclaiming their blackness. He went about chewing something that was not in his mouth, writes Leeto Thale.

The rainbow nation is dead

2019-05-23 05:00

The portrayal of white South Africans as a victimised minority could not be further from the truth and statistics can attest to that. Twenty-five years into democracy, the economy and land are still in the hands of the few, writes Pearl Mncube.

"My friends are white"

2018-09-23 00:00

I’m a black guy with many white friends. We have differences – what we wear, the music we play and the manner in which we speak – and yet somehow I’ve remained friends with some of the guys for 20 years or more.

Racial divisions must be addressed to protect SA's reputation - Mogoeng

2018-05-03 22:11

Constitutional Court Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says South Africans must take economic inequality and the land question seriously, if they want the country to become respected and prosperous.

Why race politics could do immense damage to SA's reputation

2018-04-30 21:15

Reputation management expert Solly Moeng says race baiting and populist rhetoric by powerful politicians has huge potential to undermine the country's reputation in the international community.


The myth of non-racialism in SA and how the ANC contributed to it through sport

2019-05-23 17:25

It could be argued that the current state of "race" madness is the result of the disjuncture between the ANC's ideology of nationhood and the ideal of non-racialism, writes Francois Cleophas.

Fig leaf of colour coding at the heart of our woundedness

2019-05-07 08:43

Why would "race" be a plausible explanatory variable for inequalities in the face of so many engineered structural inequities that remain engrained in our social relationships, asks Mamphela Ramphele.

Word for word: Read what Shivambu said about Momoniat on Tuesday

2018-06-07 18:20

Read a play by play transcript of the contentious committee meeting where EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu questioned the presence of National Treasury deputy director general Ismail Momoniat.

Time for white people to say: 'not in my name'

2018-05-02 08:08

It is not good enough to march when we think Jacob Zuma is a bad president, but when whites do evil things assume our fellow citizens know that we are against it and therefore stay quiet, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

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