Many of the acts of aggression against women are based on long-standing customary notions, writes Nyasha Karimakwenda.
Using a member of the NPA as an evidence leader compromises the principles of separation of powers and judicial independence.
Such promises are merely fine-sounding ambitions meant to secure your vote on election day, writes Mmanaledi Mataboge.
In a rapidly changing political landscape, the ANC appears worn out, writes Richard Calland.
A closer look at the electoral landscape yields a troubled portrait of the state of democracy in Southern Africa, writes Kudrat Virk.
The external struggle to dominate Ukraine has put fascists in power and brought the country to the brink of conflict.
Trying to lecture students on respecting people's rights will only get you so far. They need experiential human rights education.
In a letter to the UN, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, representing human rights activists, has appealed for a commission of inquiry in Sri Lanka.
Fittingly, the Academy awards (the Oscars) and the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius have illuminated our most mortal vices: vanity and violence.
The allegiance to Marxist-Leninism and statism is out of step with modern democratic practice.
Blaming Satanism for the horror in South Africa is useless; we must talk about it and find answers, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
The ANC government, in particular under the Zuma presidency, has strengthened the judiciary's independence, and findings otherwise are not factual.
The government’s approach to traditional affairs runs counter to the guarantee of equality for all.
Al-Jazeera is only one part of a puzzle of the growing restrictions on the freedom of expression of ordinary Egyptians, writes Azad Essa.
This is an SOS to the whole world: Help the LGBTI community survive this "sexuality genocide" in Uganda, writes a transgender woman from Kampala.
Drowzy Mole digs into his bank of bits 'n bobs and finds a piece that was cut from Dali Tambo's famous interview with "the Zimbabwe Ruins".
The Budget and Expenditure Monitoring Forum, and the Call for Budget Justice imagined what they would say if they were the minister of finance.
With Cosatu a shadow of its former self, the EFF and Amcu are taking up the banner for South Africa's increasingly militant poor, writes Jay Naidoo.
Barack Obama's ascent to power had meaning, but now his interventions are too rare and too piecemeal to constitute a narrative, writes Gary Younge.