The EFF that comes out of the elective conference will most likely no longer have a place for Godrich Gardee and Dali Mpofu, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Redefining what that prosperity would look like needs to be done by leveraging the energies of millions of citizens dispersed in thousands of communities in both rural and urban areas, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The usual crowd shots of all-white South African crowds at rugby matches are becoming a thing of the past. It is precisely for this reason that Kolisi’s captaincy is so important, writes Sisonke Msimang.
Rugby World Cup winners the Springboks have kicked off their five-day trophy parade outside the Union Buildings. The parade will end off in Cape Town on Monday.
When the Springboks left in August to take part in the Rugby World Cup, they had one goal in mind, to win and bring the William Webb Ellis Cup back to South Africa.
The celebrations we've seen since Saturday didn't just suddenly get resurrected when we won the Rugby World Cup. Our desire to be one nation has persisted since 1994, despite a few very hard knocks, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Makazole Mapimpi, the first South African to score a try in a Rugby World Cup final, says the win is a huge victory and motivation for the youth of the Eastern Cape, especially his home village, Tsholomnqa.
Within 24-hours of South African winning the Rugby World Cup, a group of Durban artists put their creative juices together to pay homage to a legendary victory.
Kolisi and Erasmus' rainbow nation has no room for holy cows. With the greatest of respect, this is not a time for only singing "Shosholoza" and holding hands and thinking things will change, writes Adriaan Basson.
MTN, one of the companies which sponsored the Springboks, can't wait for the Webb Ellis trophy to land on African soil.
"It is a moment that is embedded forever in our national memory," says President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa's triumph over England at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Still in the celebratory haze of their Rugby World Cup win, some of the Springboks have decided to commemorate their victory with matching tattoos of a springbok and the Web Ellis trophy.
Supporters decked out in green and gold have gathered at the Union Buildings from early in the morning to send the Springboks off on their Webb Ellis trophy tour, which will be criss-crossing the country.
The fact that the detractors are coming out for all to see them is not a bad thing. It allows us to challenge them about their myopic attempt to elevate narrow racial considerations over national pride, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
Corporate South Africa, big and small, where are your Siyas? Yes, they are there.
Olé, Olé, Olé and Shosholoza rang through the National Assembly chamber as a motion congratulating the Springboks on the Rugby World Cup victory was heard. But the EFF did not take part.
Mandy Wiener says that watching the Springbok victory at the Rugby World Cup with her 5-year-old son provided many lessons, not just for herself and her child, but for all of us, and President Cyril Ramaphosa in particular.
Whilst we struggle to touch terra firma from the euphoria of the Rugby World Cup, I cannot help but re-postulate a ‘theory’ that I have held for a long time. But let me first mention some notable South African athletes.
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi's childhood mentor could not contain his pride as he described South Africa's emphatic Rugby World Cup victory as "mission accomplished".
Cape Town's Ladles of Love soup kitchen was turned into a rugby fan lounge for Cape Town's homeless.
Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife, Leah, heaped praise on the victorious Springboks after their 32-12 Rugby World Cup win over England.
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