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Tinyiko Maluleke

Tinyiko Maluleke

    ​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women
    ​Murder is SA’s hidden civil war, even more silent is the violent fight against women
    In their recent book, A Manifesto for Social Change: How to Save South Africa, Moeletsi Mbeki and his niece Nobantu Mbeki argue that, with...
    ​Universities must make a strategic language compromise to suit the student profile
    ​Universities must make a strategic language compromise to suit the student profile
    Nearly 30 years ago, Njabulo Ndebele delivered a rather farsighted paper titled Good Morning South Africa: Whose Universities, Whose Standards? In it...
    Look at the kwerekwere in the mirror
    Look at the kwerekwere in the mirror
    How can you tell a so-called kwerekwere from a citizen? How can one kwerekwere distinguish himself or herself from another? How easy is it for...
    Vuwani destruction: A people at war with themselves
    Vuwani destruction: A people at war with themselves
    An elderly woman pulls her seven-year-old grandson across the main gravel road of the village. Barefoot and bawling, the boy is half-walking,...
    How Malema and others rose above a system that failed them
    How Malema and others rose above a system that failed them
    Early in 1985, a young medical intern, Mtutuzeli Nyoka, reported for duty at Livingstone Hospital in Port Elizabeth. There to welcome him proudly...
    We need to do reconciliation differently
    We need to do reconciliation differently
    Twenty-six years ago, Nelson and Winnie Mandela bequeathed us the famous picture of them walking out of Victor Verster prison, through the madding...
    Not in praise of Zuma's presidency
    Not in praise of Zuma's presidency
    Amid the adulations and ululations that reverberated in the hallowed chambre of Parliament during the State of the Nation address last Thursday, my...
    Current heat is forging a new university
    Current heat is forging a new university
    In a speech delivered at Stellenbosch University in June last year, a leading academic and former principal of Unisa, Barney Pityana, told the story...
    Racism is so much more than words
    Racism is so much more than words
    When it comes to something as insidious, old and dangerous as racism, it may be wise to pause and consider the eloquence with which some victims of...
    Words fail us after Zuma's latest disaster
    Words fail us after Zuma's latest disaster
    Last Friday, before leaving Germany after a few weeks as guest professor at Mainz University, I should not have tried shopping for Christmas gifts....
    All tertiary education hurdles must fall
    All tertiary education hurdles must fall
    As the business class passengers filed smoothly into the Frankfurt-bound SAA aircraft, I secretly plotted a #BusinessClassMustFall crusade from the...
    We should all follow Biko's teachings
    We should all follow Biko's teachings
    When Steve Biko was killed on September 12 1977, he was almost the same age as Trevor Noah (31). Biko was 30 years old. He was three years younger...