Candice McKechnie Cold Snap will bring snowfalls to the Cape Mountains this weekend

A strong cold front brings wintry weather to South Africa from Friday

Angelo Fick Human history and post-millennial insecurity

Insecurity has long been a feature of the majority of humans on Earth. Angelo Fick considers what its return for the no longer lucky few could mean.

Greg Nicolson Can Matthews' resignation save a sinking SABC?

Jimi Matthews' resignation on Monday was hailed as a stance against censorship. Greg Nicolson wonders if this and other recent events might force a policy turnaround?

Brooks Spector Brexit day: When a reality show becomes a reality

J. Brooks Spector woke up early on Friday to gaze on the results of the Brexit vote with a sense of astonishment – and not a little bit of horror at the outcome.

The Conversation Africa Britain votes to leave the EU, here's what happens next

Brexit begins. Here's a primer on the laws at play in the UK's withdrawal process from the EU.

Angelo Fick Community protest in South Africa: then and now

South Africans have a long history of community protest. Angelo Fick examines why it is important to reflect carefully about the meanings of protest and its coverage.

Richard Poplak Julius Malema, the ANC, and the new war smouldering in Tembisa

Maybe political murder is what we have to get used to. Maybe chaos is a higher form of order. And maybe mock civil war is only mock until it isn’t.

The Conversation Africa What rising protests in SA say about attitudes towards local government

The brouhaha over the high-stakes municipal elections hides critically important questions about the continued relevance of local government amid growing public dissatisfaction.

Angelo Fick We need to learn to lose

South Africans find losing unpalatable, in sport and politics. Angelo Fick suggests we need to learn to lose, because winning at any cost is the worst kind of loss.

Georgina Guedes An open letter to my gay friends

With so many recent gay rights victories, it's possible to become complacent about the cause. Orlando served as a stark reminder for Georgina Guedes about the depth of the hate.

The Conversation Africa Why SA would do well to fire all its deputy ministers

Although not a panacea, cutting down the number of deputy ministers would go a long way to helping government get its finances onto a more stable footing.

The Editors Editors' Blog: Why we didn't publish photos of Reeva's body

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