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The drought levy is facing wide opposition and there are claims it's punitive and punishes those trying to save water. By LEE-ANNE STEENKAMP.
The change in the governing party is palpable, but Angelo Fick suggests the test lies in whether it can add substance to style, and sustain this change.
Divisions within the DA’s own ranks have now emerged on a very intense basis, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.
A groundbreaking High Court ruling outlawing the spanking of children in South Africa has outraged some Christian bodies. By SELINA PALM.
Ebrahim Fakir writes that ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa is, in fact, facing three centres of power, including one at the Saxonwold Shebeen.
Thanks to a holiday spent on the KZN South Coast, Georgina Guedes is in a position to comment on what it’s going to be like in Cape Town after Day Zero.
Recent research indicates that psychological flexibility is the key to greater happiness and well-being. By LOWRI DOWTHWAITE.
The study of Cyril Ramaphosa, South Africa's deputy president and new head of its governing party, is generating a great deal of heat, and not much light. By DAVID EVERATT.
The African Commission has finally drafted a protocol to the African Charter to protect their Africans living with mental and other disabilities. By LAURA-STELLA ENONCHONG.
Steve Jobs might have been onto something when he told a surprised reporter in 2010 that he didn’t let his kids use iPads. By JEAN TWENGE.
Longevity can be cause for celebration, but for South Africa's governing party, says Angelo Fick, it could also be time to cultivate new habits for new times.
Afrikaners in post-apartheid South Africa struggle with a historical sense of inferiority that reinforces their whiteness. By CHRISTI VAN DER WESTHUIZEN.
Keorapetse Kgositsile was made South Africa’s national poet laureate in 2006, the only person to have been given the honour. By KEITH GOTTSCHALK.
The unresolved compensation of Zimbabwe's evicted white farmers needs to be settled quickly, as it stands in the way of economic recovery. By IAN SCOONES.
The belief that the African National Congress (ANC) is now more united than it was before its 54th National Conference in December is a fallacy, writes Lukhona Mnguni.
Africa is still witnessing an increase in social turbulence, unrest and protest. By JAKKIE CILLIERS.
The paradox of millions going hungry in India while food goes to waste is receiving increasing amounts of attention. By UZMI ATHAR.
The minimum wage for domestic workers for 2018 has been set. But it doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface of what your helper does for you, says Georgina Guedes.
Can fairy tales actually be harmful as their critics believe? By MICHELLE SMITH.
Zimbabwe's road to democracy remains a bumpy one as Zanu-PF, the new president and the military go about entrenching power. By JAMES HAMILL.
Interactions between sharks and humans happen in a variety of places. That means reducing conflict needs different interventions. By TAMLYN ENGELBRECHT and ALISON KOCK.
Giving people living in remote areas the opportunity to learn and to hear about science is an essential way of including them as citizens, writes Andre Ramos.
Cyril Ramaphosa has taken on the mantle of power with a cast of unsavoury characters, including DD Mabuza and Ace Magashule, writes SITHEMBILE MBETE.
One of the great limitations of the ANC’s quinquennial elective conference is simply the timing, writes Khaya Sithole.
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