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Media houses over the decades have battled different issues. The issues faced now, while different, remain serious.
SA should look also beyond the formal political sphere for leaders with vision, integrity and an ability to listen, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.
On a day when he burnt more political bridges with his latest cabinet reshuffle, President Jacob Zuma went to Limpopo to launch actual bridges.
While Instagram, Twitter and Facebook claim that only teenagers over 13 are allowed onto their networks, in the UK 75 percent of 10-year-olds and above are on social media.
The Conversation Africa’s Politics and Society Editor Thabo Leshilo spoke to constitutional expert law Pierre de Vos about the latest decision.
In the wake of the Supreme Court of Appeals judgment, Angelo Fick cautions against assuming that the end of Jacob Zuma's political career is nigh.
In the wake of the findings of the Timol Inquest, Angelo Fick contemplates its significance for South Africa in 2017.
A country’s history is its unique story. Leave out a part of that story and it ceases to be what so many South Africans are calling for these days - a true holistic representation.
Initiatives to help women suffering postnatal depression are needed and should be encouraged and integrated as part of routine antenatal and postnatal care. By DIXON CHIBANDA.
South Africa's Competition Commission may be wasting resources in undertaking market inquiries as they are expensive and yield little results. By PHUMUDZO MUNYAI.
Social media outrage is strong in the fight against injustice this week but Georgina Guedes points out that we need to get better at seeing the whole story.
Will the African population inevitably quadruple by the end of the century? And what are the reasons for this extraordinary growth? By GILLES PISON.
It’s important for the city of Cape Town to inspire residential trust in water restrictions. Without this, the harsh effects of the drought will be exacerbated. By DAVID OLIVIER.
Singing, music, films and dances are crucial in promoting and protecting the human rights of Africans with albinism. By JEAN BURKE.
In honouring the Japanese-born English writer, Angelo Fick suggests, the Swedish Academy is recognising a subtle but significant talent in Kazuo Ishiguro.
As the blurring of boundaries has gone from the margins to being a progressive cause, the political temperature of the debate has risen sharply. By ANNE-LAURE MONDESERT.
SA has changed since Jacob Zuma's 2006 rape trial. A new and assertive feminist movement has emerged and attacks on the president have become common cause. By SHIREEN HASSIM.
Despite Pink Floyd's warning, Angelo Fick suggests that good teachers play an inestimably important role in the world, and they remain undervalued.
Archbishop Bishop Desmond Tutu can take substantial credit for having made the term 'ubuntu' familiar.
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture confronts South Africans with tough questions, Angelo Fick suggests.
Labour is smelling power and the making of a new social revolution. In contrast, the ANC is in disarray, with no moral compass or credible leadership, writes ROGER SOUTHALL.
Hugh Hefner may have also promoted the kind of persona that helped carry Donald Trump to the White House, writes GYORGY TOTH.
Revelation from Twitter and Facebook about how Russian entities spread misinformation during the US elections, have heightened concerns about social media's impact.
While we no longer ban books by official government decree in South Africa, like other people in the world, we have found new ways of banning books we don't like. would like to send you push notifications.
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