It is dangerous to be an environmentalist - but governments should protect activists instead of ignore or prosecute them.
Also of particular interest to me was a petite blonde young woman, who wore signature berets of different shades.
If publishing a shocking image can do something to cut through the smugness, then it is worth some offence and discomfort.
I refuse to believe that the only reason why I am not in the crosshairs is because I look white. I think I'm just further down the kill list.
Readers write in on the xenophobic violence.
A high court ruling highlights how Parliament's presiding officers fail to act impartially.
In television and film, being gay is no longer an acceptable storyline in and of itself.
As crazy as it sounds, the likely new DA leader could be central to dispatching the president.
We only notice the problem when the persons concerned happen to be seized by a moment of indiscretion or when their ambitions get the better of them.
Across Africa in recent years, cycles of xenophobia, ethnic hatred and homophobia have sometimes degenerated into deadly spasms of violence.
Greg Marinovich looks at the difficult situation faced by photojournalist James Oatway who pictured the death of Mozambican national Emmanuel Sithole.
The recent attacks on foreign nationals are particularly shameful considering that many of the victims share a common history and ancestry with us.
How do we make sense of the terrible violence being committed against other Africans? asks Verashni Pillay.
Many talented young people giving up their day jobs to produce podcasts, writes Alistair Fairweather.
The crying need at this moment is for a united stand against these outrages from all prominent South Africans.
In its bid to rid the city's intersections of beggars and traders, Jo'burg is criminalising the poor.
A few artists take time out of their rock 'n roll lifestyles to offer teenagers guidance.
We are each other's last hope because, frankly, the world out there does not love us.
Political leaders are using their financial largesse to ensure loyalty from those dependent on them.