Potsane was not a hero because he was a soldier ... but because of what he quietly stood for throughout his life.
Actor Russell Crowe is grossly mistaken when he thinks that there are enough roles for older women if only they'd not want to play 21-year-olds.
Readers write in about the climate, the ANC, and Marxism.
Our present-day leaders use the power of memory as a remote control to engender obeisance.
It's been a grim few weeks of mounting evidence of this impunity Zuma believes he is entitled to, while evidence is not suffered to stand in his way.
Historians neglect the role of African nationalism and black consciousness in SA's freedom struggle.
The costs of fossil fuels are paid in death and illness. That's why it's important to propel our economies away from their dependence on fossil fuels.
For too long, industries have been able to operate unchecked, a situation that costs people's lives.
We can't reverse the decisions made and playing the blame game for South Africa's woes is pointless.
The Farlam commission inquiry should have found that a gross failure of leadership caused the Marikana massacre.
Politicians defend Omar al-Bashir fleeing an ICC arrest warrant, saying the court is a bully and targets Africa. Karen Williams disagrees.
Readers write in about climate change, capital export and Marikana.
The pernicious claim is that because Parliament is elected any move to question its actions represents an undemocratic subversion of the popular will.
Liberalism was built on a distinction between the 'civilized' and the 'barbarian' - and still is, today.
These African crimes are not a fabrication of the ICC's imagination. Leaders should consult the masses whose own national courts often fail them.
The myth that African migrants are stealing jobs from locals fosters violence and fuels xenophobia.
Good journalism depends on healthy journalists. Having the news of war pass through the filter of a journalist's distress may distort the story.
Social roles can't just be assigned according to one's genitalia - we need new pronouns.
Three recent cases illustrate how the state has treated the public like 50-million ignoramuses.