The point about secret information is: it is shared away from the glare of accountability. It doesn't need to be true; it only needs to be believed.
Thuthukile Zuma shouldn't be disadvantaged on the basis of her surname, but the converse should also apply: it should not be the only consideration.
Frustration leads some people to long for the death sentence, but capital punishment would do nothing against the causes of crime.
The legislature should not be fixated on clothes, and the EFF should stop their gimmicks. There is work to be done.
The past might be another country, but for more than 90 years Gordimer lived in South Africa – and wrote of it with piercing insight.
Israel's right to guarantee the safety of its citizens cannot justify its grossly disproportionate response to Hamas rockets.
If SABC employees' passion leads to chaos in the organisation, or brings it into disrepute, surely it is no longer a good thing to hire such people?
Acts such as Malakoane's go beyond nepotism. They are simply the crudest and cruellest form of political arrogance and corruption.
The Egypt case has received international attention, but less attention has been given to journalists under fire in the rest of Africa.
It should not be possible for people facing serious claims of misconduct to get government jobs or to shift from one branch of government to another.