"She would not have avoided a conversation. But debate, conversation and engagement are not possible in the face of violence."
The past shows that aid and development models cannot resolve the continent's inherent problems.
An expedition into Orania invokes many images.
There is a direct correlation and a causal relationship between school infrastructure and attendance. Tablets can't replace roofs, walls, electricity.
The refusal to listen to the voices of others is a fundamental threat to constitutional democracy.
Our society is still untransformed, unequal and racially polarised. Symbolic action only delays dealing with an explosive social problem.
What's in a name? Mandela Rhodes Foundation and Rhodes University grapple with a colonial legacy.
Readers write in about higher education, press freedom, political killers and, of course, Rhodes.
We may be too busy with email to bother reading our own bodies' messages. It's a form of illiteracy we can ill afford.
Too often journalists use an attack on freedom as a defence to keep their own limitations covered.
Gugu Ndima writes an open letter to the DJ in response to his recent marketing ploy with his MoFaya on a spoofed cover of Forbes magazine.
The leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters – a 'broken black man' – is not alone in suffering from the 'inherited pathology of a slave'.
There is substantial evidence that suggests self-promotion is a valuable tool, especially in the creative industry, but how much is too much?
The savage attack on Zainub Dala shows the terror of the freedom to use words, and the desire to obliterate them.
This is the latest in a long line of mysterious allegations, which prove that South Africa must demand its political parties disclose their funders.
The history behind the name "Human Rights Day"is one of a larger and longer battle for equal rights and justice for all human beings.
Helen Zille found one of my best ever essays unanswerable. So she attempts to discredit me, instead of engaging on the issue, writes Eusebius McKaiser
The DA leader's boycott of the Cape Times is an abuse of her power and should not be tolerated.
Confusion and uncertainty about nuclear security could hurt South Africa's favoured nation status.