Angelo Fick #SONA 2016: The textures of freedom through the prism of inequality

Angelo Fick looks at the gains we've made in the last two decades as well as the inequalities that continue to haunt us.

John Matisonn Are there patriots in the house?

Is this the end of the road for #ZumaMustFall, or are there others who can land the knock-out punch? By John Matisonn.

Gerhard Papenfus I'm white: What's my role?

Gerhard Papenfus unpacks what being white in South Africa means to him.

Greg Nicolson Nkandla the reckoning: Zuma's skin saving volte-face

What does President Jacob Zuma’s admission, that the Public Protector’s suggested Nkandla remedial action is binding, mean for a president under pressure, asks Greg Nicolson?

Thabo Mbeki 'Narrative of my abuse of power hid attempts to discredit my government'

Inquiry found no proof that Pikoli was suspended in order to prevent the prosecution of Selebi.

Richard Poplak Trainspotter: Malema's new war game

Now that President Jacob Zuma has agreed to pay back some of the money, what’s an opposition party to do asks Richard Poplak?

Angelo Fick Zuma and the unpaid debt

As opposition parties and the Constitutional Court manoeuvre to hold President Zuma accountable on Nkandla, what is the state of the Republic of South Africa in February 2016?

Bathabile Dlamini Forced virginity testing is unlawful and offensive

Minister Bathabile Dlamini writes that forcing young women to undergo virginity testing impacts negatively on the rights of women and girls.

Pierre de Vos Nkandla Redux - too little, too late?

President Jacob Zuma's offer to pay back some of the money for Nkandla may well have come too late to prevent the hearing from taking place next week, writes Pierre de Vos.

Lynette van Schalkwyk Don't waste a drop!

Throughout the past few months of summer we’ve all seen the images of a worsening drought in South Africa, dropping dam and reservoir levels and whole towns running dry.

Greg Nicolson Zuma's #PayBackTheMoney offer not good enough - opponents

Opposition parties remain skeptical after President Jacob Zuma announced he would pay back part of the money used for his Nkandla upgrades.

Nathan Geffen Mbeki's reputation is not in tatters because he was "aloof"

It's because his policies caused hundreds of thousands of avoidable deaths, writes Nathan Geffen. would like to send you push notifications.
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