Opinion

Editorial: No respite for Gauteng ANC
Editorial: No respite for Gauteng ANC
Pity the Gauteng ANC, which is doing better than any other provincial government held by the party. It has to take flak from President Jacob Zuma’s...
The issues with the Nike ad that we aren’t talking about
The issues with the Nike ad that we aren’t talking about
Nike recently launched a video showcasing the many talents of female Arab athletes doing their thing, accompanied by the tagline “What will they...
Isn't identity informed by experience?
Isn't identity informed by experience?
In the midst of the turmoil in the Philosophical Society of South Africa (PSSA), I read with interest the
Dear Becky: I'm not your negro
Dear Becky: I'm not your negro
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​It’s dry, but you can’t drink it
​It’s dry, but you can’t drink it
On a sharp turn leading on to a fast highway the sign makes a brief appearance flashing the words: “This course is irrigated by effluent water”...
​Drones, biometrics and the public university
​Drones, biometrics and the public university
A short paragraph titled “Security Enhancements” appeared in the University of the Witwatersrand’s internal newsletter two weeks ago.
Conspiracy, disinformation and Zuma-Gordhan fight loom over budget
Conspiracy, disinformation and Zuma-Gordhan fight loom over budget
A year after President Jacob Zuma began feuding with his Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan over control of the nation’s purse strings, the conflict...
Explainer: the nitty-gritty of the annual budget
Explainer: the nitty-gritty of the annual budget
Government budgets across the world are often delivered with some fanfare. South Africa is no exception. In February every year the minister of...
Let’s be real – Kasi Mlungu is problematic AF
Let’s be real – Kasi Mlungu is problematic AF
Wouldn’t it be nice if I woke up tomorrow morning and decided from now on I am white? I would be "The black white" and no one would criticise...
SA disconnect leaves the country lagging behind its peer nations
SA disconnect leaves the country lagging behind its peer nations
TECHNOLOGYIn December 2013, the Cabinet approved the SA Connect policy, a broadband roll-out plan to deliver fast, affordable internet across...
Letters to the editor: February 17 to 23 2017
Letters to the editor: February 17 to 23 2017
President Jacob Zuma relies on statistics in his State of the Nation address (Sona) to “prove” how South Africa has progressed under ANC rule. In...
Beyoncé does it for mothers
Beyoncé does it for mothers
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Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked
Editorial: Real people win if cartels are cracked
Somewhere between the bluster and the bust-up last week, Julius Malema reminded members of the National Assembly of their role in ensuring Parliament...

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