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Fred Khumalo

Fred Khumalo, formerly editor of the Sunday Times Review, is a well-renowned columnist and author of The Lighter Side of Robben Island, Bitches Brew and Seven Steps To Heaven, among other books.

He has worked in various capacities for newspapers here and overseas and between 2011 and 2012 he was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Opinion 18 Jun 2014 07:15 am
President Jacob Zuma’s professed commitment to the revitalisation of mining towns sounds noble, as it seeks improve the living conditions of mining workers and their families.
Opinion 11 Jun 2014 07:23 am
Was Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng being dishonest when he swore to uphold the Constitution, knowing full well that he had qualms with it?
Opinion 05 Jun 2014 07:20 am
When I see the DF Malan Memorial Centre, I feel like I am biting into a kopje drenched with the blood from this country’s past.
Opinion 20 May 2014 10:59 am
Fred Khumalo looks at the infighting in the DA and the history of tribal tensions within the ANC and asks when necessary changes will be made.
Opinion 12 May 2014 17:33 pm
ANC secretary General Gwede Mantashe hit the nail on the head when he conceded that the party's victory contained some cause for concern.
Opinion 07 May 2014 05:24 am
South Africans love a victim. And nobody knows this better than President Jacob Zuma, writes Fred Khumalo.
Opinion 30 Apr 2014 07:37 am
Thabo Mbeki's powerful 'I am an African' speech has been marred by the scandals that have followed over years.
Opinion 23 Apr 2014 15:20 pm
Politics and platinum -- these stories have gone largely unnoticed as the trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius hogs headlines.
Opinion 16 Apr 2014 15:46 pm
Fred Khumalo dissects the evolution of descriptors -- the 'prison' into which one was born -- of a portion of South Africa's citizens since the time of our colonial conquerors.
Opinion 08 Apr 2014 15:07 pm
Julius Malema, the commander in chief of the Economic Freedom Fighters, had let it slip that there are “good Samaritans” who are willing to pay his obligations towards the taxman.