And they should be able to do so without being thought of as sex fiends or nymphomaniacs.
Antisocial tendencies, such as xenophobia, emerge in a context of neglect - like children who do not feel safe or cared for.
'Analysis' claiming that the judge in the Shrien Dewani trial was biased has been dismissed.
ANC stalwart Ruth Mompati, though anti-gay, was admired as a fearless fighter for freedom.
There have been very limited government-led reintegration efforts after the xenophobic violence, writes Emi Maclean from Médecins Sans Frontières.
Statistics suggest there was more than one police unit in the province linked to unlawful killings.
If publishing a shocking image can do something to cut through the smugness, then it is worth some offence and discomfort.
A high court ruling highlights how Parliament's presiding officers fail to act impartially.
A position paper by the NMF draws on the engagements of race and identity, and how these dialogues continue on the imprints of South Africa's past.
Critical issues cut to the heart of the party’s recent record, which is perhaps why its leaders are failing to speak out.
The past shows that aid and development models cannot resolve the continent's inherent problems.
Confusion and uncertainty about nuclear security could hurt South Africa's favoured nation status.
The Cabinet minister worked as hard as he played, and was reviled by some but respected by many.
The Cape Times debacle is just one example of how DA leader Helen Zille can show scant respect for journalists and the media, writes Verashni Pillay.
The current Spy vs Spy farce summons a sense of déjà vu, with a CIA spook lurking in every nook.
The newspaper erred in turning a suggestion made at an ANC workshop into a party decision.
User-generated content can be both a media boon and a minefield, with hoaxes and propaganda competing with bona fide eyewitness accounts.
Social media enables everyone to be a reporter, widening the media’s gaze, but tried-and-tested journalistic skills are still essential.
Richard Young has argued at the arms deal commission that the tender process employed was illogical and illegitimate.