SA's nascent secrecy and clampdowns are part of a global trend towards Big Brotherhood.
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 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.
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.
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.
President Jacob Zuma is party to a regional pact that makes the application of law discriminatory.
More than just rebellions of the poor, community uprisings give a voice to those who feel powerless.
Kate Bush shows how women come into their own if men don’t mess with their creativity.
An endgame is fast approaching. Either Zuma will go or South Africa will face its first constitutional crisis of the modern, democratic era.
The environment minister has cut funds to monitor climate change and contraventions, showing her tendency to collaborate with corporate power.
Civil claims for damages following adultery seem dated in the light of our modern, secular morality.
Appeal court judges question why a betrayed spouse should be compensated for 'humiliation'.
Brave women have been battling social injustice for decades, yet we reduce their efforts to a single event.
Zuma is obliged to answer Malema's questions; instead, security in the house is being ramped up.
Our courts reflect huge progress in relation to race since democracy, but tarry on gender.