If we want to do away with mediocrity, measures such as performance contracts and declaring teaching an essential service should be welcomed.
Heritage Day celebrations rarely make reference to historical figures except for some of those in the anti-apartheid struggle, a reader writes.
In this week's letters to the editor, the Judicial Service Commission is the subject of a response.
Readers speak out on nuclear energy, patriarchy in the church and on Muizenberg.
Readers argue why the Nigerian preacher cannot be allowed to distance himself from the tragedy with his collapsed building.
Readers speak their minds about leftist ideas, the Pistorius murder charge and Lonmin's tax affairs.
Readers comment on Kebby Maphatsoe's character assassinations and protecting the public protector, and respond to a story on Brett Bailey's Exhibit B.
Readers comment on last week's views on Israel and Gaza.
M&G readers speak out on nuclear energy, the DA Youth and on President Zuma.