Maybe it’s no surprise Gauteng has faced water shortages; there's no top-level remuneration for preventing outages, yet there have been mystery hikes.
South Africa today suffers a confusion between the rule of the people, the rule of law and the rule of property.
Growing inequality has left the capitalist dream on its last gasp. And the sooner we all stop fantasising about the American Dream, the better.
Avoidance and refusal have become default settings in government as requests for more information are routinely ignored.
The crimes that are most preventable by police increased sharply last year. And the good news on rape is probably not good news at all.
Six years ago South Africa's president was ousted by his enemies in the ANC. Ex-editor Ray Hartley looks back.
A new SERI report found that the criminal justice system was "abused" in order to intimidate activists and protesters.
SA's nascent secrecy and clampdowns are part of a global trend towards Big Brotherhood.
A second wave of reforms is needed to sustain the success of India, Brazil and SA.
The window to halt runaway climate change is closing fast this decade, with world-wide emissions cuts of 50% needed by 2020, and 90% by 2050.
A thousand kilometres away from the Oscar Pistorius verdict, Nkosinam Xabadiya - who admits to having killed his former partner - will learn his fate.
The DA doesn’t have to be overshadowed by the EFF. But it’s suffocating the spontaneity, ideas and leaders that have seen the party flourish before.
The struggle for gender equality has often been driven from outside the ANC.
Renowned scholars are challenging the sexual precepts of mainstream religions.
The Ombud speaks out on when the journalistic ideal of fairness is co-opted.
It's common knowledge that police are only allowed to use force as an absolute last resort when managing protests, but what exactly does the law say?
The recent spate of evictions in the Western Cape must make the right to housing ring hollow for those left homeless, writes Sandra Liebenberg.
Our courts reflect huge progress in relation to race since democracy, but tarry on gender.
President Jacob Zuma is party to a regional pact that makes the application of law discriminatory.