Rapule is the Mail & Guardian's deputy editor-in-chief.
Far too often power and money have played an undue influence in tipping the scales of justice, writes Rapule Tabane.
The attack on the unionist is nothing more than a calculated bid to line up everyone behind President Jacob Zuma.
The image of burning tyres and looting shops appears to have been President Zuma's main concern during his address at the New Age media briefing.
President Jacob Zuma's speech lacked a comprehensive plan to address job creation but he promised to investigate civil servants' remuneration.
Cosatu, the youth league, mining companies and FNB have all been beaten with the African National Congress' big stick, writes Rapule Tabane.
To see the resilience of South Africans, take a look at some of the responses to our latest problems, writes Rapule Tabane.
Over the past few months, the role of the political journalist has joined those of the cartoonist as being one of the most scrutinised.
When is a hero a hero? It would seem South Africans can only agree about one undisputed icon - and that's former president Nelson Mandela.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is clearly the National Union of Mineworkers's worst nightmare.
As we mourn a life lost, we should also remember to celebrate its tremendous success in so brief a period.