Nothing could have prepared my five-year-old son and I for our encounter with the force of nature that is Nelson Mandela, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Nikiwe Bikitsha explains what it's like to lose your sense of security in the US since the two bombings at the Boston Marathon.
Arizona is a red state - red in rock and politics - and political red herrings are obscuring the issues in the desert state, writes Nikiwe Nikitsha.
Nikiwe Bikitsha wonders what she will miss about South Africa as she prepares to embark on a 10-month fellowship in the United States.
What has now been described interchangeably as a "crisis" or a "saga" should by now be escalated to "textbookgate", writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Fikile Mbalula's overzealousness might get him into trouble. He really needs to channel it into the appropriate avenues, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
In the fortnight of "The Spear" madness, did anyone spare a thought for the long-suffering news anchors who had the prickly task of telling the story?
Nikiwe Bikitsha explains how she feels about "The Spear", and how South Africans are not living up to the Constitution of our founding fathers.
Nikiwe Bikitsha describes how disturbing it was to watch Jessica Leandra dos Santos and Tshidi Thamana at their kiss-and-make-up press conference.
Roads must be fixed. They must also be paid for. All this work creates jobs, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.