The Oscar Pistorius trial has highlighted the plight of witnesses in court cases, attacks on whom compromise our justice system.
A union's rush to defend the SABC's acting COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng against Thuli Madonsela's findings is disturbing.
The farce at this week's Seriti commission hearing has shown that the inquiry into the arms deal should be brought to an end.
Years after Snuki Zikalala's reign at the SABC, Hlaudi Motsoeneng's tenure has become a bad parody of the kind of transformation people want to see.
Spending R5-million on a State of the Nation address after-party is still too much, even if it is R2-million less than last year.
Investments and bail-outs by the increasingly activist Public Investment Corporation are incongruous with its role as protector of retirement funds.
Free State Premier Ace Magashule's response to a scandal surrounding a dairy scheme indicates he feels no need to account for R342m of public funds.
Even if the DA's march is silly, the ANC should not endorse Umkhonto weSizwe "vets" turning the streets around Luthuli House into a "no-go" zone.
Don't dismiss Zille's courtship of Ramphele as an electoral gimmick. It's part of a plan to make the DA more acceptable to black South Africans.
Government has revealed its intention to deter leaks by deploying the State Security Agency and police to find out who leaked Nkandla to the M&G.
Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula, PSL head Irvin Khoza and Safa president Danny Jordaan need to work together to save South African football.
We should welcome the arrival of US-style political lobbying in South Africa, done in public rather than in private.
The tragedy of Brits's lack of access to clean water is that people had to die before anyone took any notice.
Despite the concrete and multiple improvements in the quality of education, it boils down to how much confidence the public has in state schooling.
2014 will be a heady news mashup with the trials of Julius Malema and Oscar Pistorius on the agenda, as well as Thuli Madonsela's Nkandla report.
The booing of President Jacob Zuma at the memorial for former president Nelson Mandela this past week has stirred contrasting responses.
Our farewell to Nelson Mandela must not be final - we must refuse to say goodbye to his example, his ideals, and the dream we share with him.
The ANC is likely to win next year's election, so the NEC must decide at its candidates' list conference if the president or the people come first.
Former DA leader Tony Leon recaps on the "wise counsel" and life of fellow parliamentarian, Colin Eglin, who has passed away at the age of 88.