SA leaders are making their presence felt, but they are not Thomas Sankara, who actually made a difference, writes Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela.
The "moral decay" President Jacob Zuma complains about is plainly visible in the ANC's echelons of power.
For democracy to succeed, we need more, not less, dialogue, particularly among the youth, says Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela.
The ANC Women's League asks us to pray for Jacob Zuma's return to power. But we should rather pray for a return to moral leadership
It is the end of the week of commemorative events throughout Rwanda to mark the 17th anniversary of the genocide of the Tutsi people.
Eugene de Kock's actions should not be reduced to 'evil', argues author and lecturer Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, who once interviewed the man.
Fifteen years into democracy, South Africans remain profoundly psychologically divided, argues Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela.
Call to defend academic freedom should be a call to dialogue about leadership.
In her preface to Karina Turokâ€™s book, Life and Soul: Portraits of Women Who Move South Africa, Mamphela Ramphele celebrates the strength of women, their resilience and resolve in the face of adversity. Echoing an earlier period of womenâ€™s struggle Ramphele reminds us of the resolute spirit that inspired 20Â 000 women to march to the Union Buildings in a direct challenge to apartheid oppression.
Five South Africans were last month invited to address the first international conference on Restorative Justice and Peace in Colombia: Albie Sachs, Tutu, Penuell Maduna, Tokyo Sexwale and Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela. "One could say we were in Colombia as ambassadors of South Africa's peaceful transition," writes Gobodo-Madikizela.