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OPINION: Not always bad to be a follower or put another way, Covid-19 is good news ©

Posted on Mar 20, 2020 by Contributor

Dr Beba Papakyriakou tells South Africa why we have to acknowledge the bad and the serious, look for ...

Why South Africa’s declining maths performance is a worry

Posted on Jan 10, 2020 by The Conversation

South Africa’s Department of Basic Education recently released the country’s National Senior Certificate results for the class of ...

Australia’s apocalyptic fires are a warning to the world

Posted on Jan 7, 2020 by ANA Newswire

If a Hollywood producer ordered up these images, they might be dismissed as too dramatic: orange skies, ash-filled ...

What science tells us about fire hazards facing Cape Town and its surrounds

Posted on Oct 14, 2019 by The Conversation

South Africa’s Cape Peninsula – home to the picturesque city of Cape Town – is part of the ...

Why corruption in South Africa isn’t simply about Zuma and the Guptas

Posted on Oct 14, 2019 by The Conversation

Corruption in South Africa isn’t simply a matter of bad morals or weak law enforcement. It’s embedded in ...

Siya Kolisi inspires but race issues still stalk the Springboks

Posted on Oct 8, 2019 by ANA Newswire

It's a year-and-a-half since Siyamthanda Kolisi — Siya as he's known — was made the Springboks' first black ...

South African teachers switch languages in class: Why policy should follow

Posted on Sep 10, 2019 by The Conversation

Teachers use code switching as well as a translanguaging process, alternating and blending languages to help pupils understand ...

Feminism hasn’t sold out even if it’s being used as a marketing tool

Posted on Sep 5, 2019 by The Conversation

Feminist groups are infiltrating the political spaces where corporations, as well as governments, make the rules.

Editor’s opinion: “Our daughters deserve to know what freedom feels like”

Posted on Sep 4, 2019 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

Like many of us this week, I'm devastated at the senseless deaths of so many women in our ...

How a rural community hopes to retain spiritual life undermined by western ways

Posted on Aug 27, 2019 by The Conversation

(By Chioma Ohajunwa, Stellenbosch University) Around the world, the introduction of western ways of life has changed indigenous ...

How the NHI threatens your rights and access to healthcare – Opinion

OPINION: How the NHI threatens your constitutional rights and access to healthcare

Posted on Aug 16, 2019 by PRESS

Martin van Staden, from the Free Market Foundation, explains how the NHI threatens your constitutional rights and access ...

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi

“OPINION: Zozibini Tunzi wears her crown the way nature made her” – gender expert

Posted on Aug 16, 2019 by PRESS

Miss South Africa is proudly herself – short kinky hair and dark skin – no trace of fake ...

NHI model will harm the entire SA healthcare system – SAPPF

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by PRESS

Although the concept of universal health coverage and access to quality healthcare for all South Africans are supported, ...

Ramaphosa’s critical choices to get South Africa back on track

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by The Conversation

If the country is to survive its current crisis, government will need to undertake two difficult tasks simultaneously.

IRR calls on South Africans to speak out regarding land issue

Posted on Jun 27, 2018 by South African Institute of Race Relations - IRR

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) today launches the third wave of its campaign to protect and extend ...

Land expropriation without compensation

Opposition to land expropriation without compensation soars: D-day on Friday

Posted on Jun 12, 2018 by South African Institute of Race Relations - IRR

Tens of thousands of South Africans - ahead of Friday’s deadline for public comment - are registering their ...

How Malema destroyed the NPA’s case against Zuma in 365 days – IRR

Posted on May 10, 2018 by South African Institute of Race Relations - IRR

‘It is a remarkable fact that for all the damage Julius Malema inflicted on the justice system, he ...

natural hair

A history of myths about black hair – From slavery to colonialism & school rules

Posted on Feb 28, 2018 by The Conversation

It’s not just fashion or trends: throughout history, black women’s hair has fascinated artists and photographers and has ...

Next week’s budget – between a rock and a hard place

Posted on Feb 16, 2018 by Peter Mansfield

If the ANC fails to take some meaningful steps to ‘cleanse’ the budget, Ramaphosa and the ANC will ...

If he does any of these 10 things on a dinner date, he’s NOT the one

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

These are MY 10 biggest deal breakers on a dinner date. Read more and decide whether you agree...

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