The legislature should not be fixated on clothes, and the EFF should stop their gimmicks. There is work to be done.
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.
Tina Joemat-Pettersson's promotion to the position of minister of energy seems a bizarre move.
Jacob Zuma is a competent job creator - he conjured up six new ministerial positions in a single press conference. But SA needs private-sector jobs.
The EFF - who upstaged the National Assembly's first sitting - and other MPs need to ensure Parliament is not a mere rubber stamp for the ANC.
The ANC's Women's League fails to raise the question of the organisation's commitment to gender equity when it matters most.
The election outcome was a call by South Africans for soul-searching and a warning against complacency that the ANC and DA ignore at their peril.
The Constitutional Court will contain for the first time mostly judges appointed during Zuma's presidency.
It is a scandal that South Africa is doing nothing to rein in Swaziland's King Mswati and his despotic lieutenants.
In 1994 we asked you to vote for change. Twenty years later, we ask you to use your vote to dilute overweening political power.
Looking back over 20 years of democracy through the eyes of the "Mail & Guardian".