Angelo Fick Obama on Mandela in Soweto

Angelo Fick suggests that to honour Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the intellectual, we need to be more critical of him and ourselves

The Conversation Africa Trump baby balloon: why humour is such a powerful form of protest

Humour, in the forms of chants, performances, satire, cartoons, theatre, jokes, memes and puns has a long tradition in protest movements. By AIDAN MCGARRY.

Mapi Mhlangu A new look eNCA

South Africa's leading news channel moves into a new era, writes Editor-in-chief Mapi Mhlangu.

The Conversation Africa Why African teams fell short at the World Cup - again

A great deal of hope was placed on a few outstanding African players whose abilities did not blossom at the World Cup.

The Conversation Africa New healthcare plan promises to overhaul SA's massively skewed system

South Africa's healthcare needs to be reformed so that everyone has access regardless of affordability or location. By RUSSELL RENSBURG.

The Conversation Africa How the media dealt a major blow to Donald Trump's family separations policy

Western publics have long been used to heartbreaking images of distant suffering, writes GABRIEL MORENO ESPARZA.

The Conversation Africa The long and short of South African school commutes: a case study

Over a third of pupils in the Gauteng province still travel more than five kilometres to school. By ALEXANDRA PARKER and JULIA DE KADT.

The Conversation Africa Why Cuban doctors in Kenya don't deserve the treatment they're getting

Cuban doctors have specific expertise in dealing with diseases like malaria which remains a major problem in Kenya.

The Conversation Africa David Goldblatt: photographer who found the human in an inhuman social landscape

Photographer David Goldblatt's presence through his photographs will always be with us, writes PAUL WEINBERG.

Angelo Fick Allegory #1001: Another House of Hunger

Angelo Fick thinks through the professions of shock by South Africa's governors at the extent of corruption in an allegory.

Angelo Fick Protest, resistance, and survival

Angelo Fick considers how important it is not to capitulate to despair given the current moment in human history.

Georgina Guedes Don't defend Trump's policies

A conversation snippet overheard at a local coffee shop makes GEORGINA GUEDES wish she’d turned around to give this Trump defender a piece of her mind. would like to send you push notifications.
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