The Conversation Africa Julius Caesar in our times

During politically contentious times, it’s befitting that we turn more – rather then less – to Shakespeare, writes JYOTSNA SINGH.

The Conversation Africa Why we welcome poetic justice and despair at poetic injustice

Why can poetic justice sometimes be awesome and poetic injustice awful, writes THADDEUS METZ.

The Conversation Africa Why Lesotho is in such a mess and what can be done about it

Whether Tom Thabane’s latest government has the political capital to tame the army, let alone get rid of it, is questionable, writes ROGER SOUTHALL.

The Conversation Africa How to build the perfect sandcastle, according to science

I began pondering what kind of beach would work best for castle building. To find out, I compared the sand from the ten most popular beaches in the UK, writes MATTHEW BENNETT.

The Conversation Africa Science has the power to boost farming in Africa. But a lot has to change

Where is the disconnect between food production and food security in Africa? By FRANS SWANEPOEL.

The Conversation Africa Dear students, what you post can wreck your life

I’ve seen how social media becomes part of a person’s brand – a brand that can help you or hurt you, writes THAO NELSON.

Angelo Fick Remembering and resemblances on Father's Day 2017

ANGELO FICK thinks about the role his 87-year-old father continues to play in his life.

The Conversation Africa South Africa has failed its young people. What can be done about it?

The end of apartheid should have heralded a new South Africa for the generation born at its demise. But that hasn't happened.

Angelo Fick Beyond sincerity and forgiveness in South African politics

Angelo Fick considers the consequences of apologies and professions of sincerity in South African politics, for citizens and politicians.

The Conversation Africa South Africa's power utility: so many red flags it's hard to know where to start

Scandals surrounding Eskom were caused by the neglect of corporate governance rules by the board, the executive authority and the public enterprises minister. CONVERSATION AFRICA.

The Conversation Africa SA will need a government of national healing after Zuma leaves

The country will need elements of a government of national unity when President Jacob Zuma goes. By JANNIE ROSSOUW.

Angelo Fick Against casual Islamophobia in South Africa

In the light of recent events, Angelo Fick contemplates the importance of eradicating Islamophobia from post-millennial post-apartheid South Africa. would like to send you push notifications.
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