While attempt to protect Jacob Zuma, the ANC seems to have forgotten the rationale behind the establishment of the office of the public protector.
The downgrades of the big four seem to have less to do with the health of our banks and more with the Reserve Bank's recipe to rescue African Bank.
The ruling party needs to see such views as defects in our social cohesion and a residual apartheid effect. The solution must go beyond KwaZulu-Natal.
Pallo Jordan owes his supporters some explanation. Resigning is not coming clean.
The distance between the president and the scandal that is his home has again shrunk noticeably.
The report on matric reform by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's task team presents her with a political headache.
Two white university students charged with racism and expelled from res for dressing up as domestic workers exposes racial fault lines on campus.
Thuthukile Zuma shouldn't be disadvantaged on the basis of her surname, but the converse should also apply: it should not be the only consideration.
The legislature should not be fixated on clothes, and the EFF should stop their gimmicks. There is work to be done.
Frustration leads some people to long for the death sentence, but capital punishment would do nothing against the causes of crime.
Israel's right to guarantee the safety of its citizens cannot justify its grossly disproportionate response to Hamas rockets.
The past might be another country, but for more than 90 years Gordimer lived in South Africa – and wrote of it with piercing insight.
If SABC employees' passion leads to chaos in the organisation, or brings it into disrepute, surely it is no longer a good thing to hire such people?
Acts such as Malakoane's go beyond nepotism. They are simply the crudest and cruellest form of political arrogance and corruption.
It should not be possible for people facing serious claims of misconduct to get government jobs or to shift from one branch of government to another.
The Egypt case has received international attention, but less attention has been given to journalists under fire in the rest of Africa.
Could a different wind of transformation be blowing through the increasingly irrelevant third arm of state, generated by Julius Malema's EFF?
Does Gwede Mantashe expect us to believe that four people are solely responsible for the longest, most bitter strike in South Africa's history?
What makes it so treacherous for those seeking to cut through the NPA murk is that Mxolisi Nxasana cannot be considered a straightforward victim.