On his 146th birthday anniversary, Verashni Pillay reflects on Mahatma Gandhi's complicated legacy for a country whose majority he did not champion.
Readers speak their minds about leftist ideas, the Pistorius murder charge and Lonmin's tax affairs.
South Africa today suffers a confusion between the rule of the people, the rule of law and the rule of property.
Growing inequality has left the capitalist dream on its last gasp. And the sooner we all stop fantasising about the American Dream, the better.
Fanon creates a triad with Marx and Lenin, to help the EFF reclaim class from its racist foundations.
The extraordinary turnover of directors general has systematically weakened government performance and costs a fortune in salaries.
Two presidents seem to drive a nuclear deal as if it is a personal issue, instead of a matter of national importance.
As black people we need to liberate ourselves from self-doubt and wondering if we are ever really good enough - and dominate, writes Khaya Dlanga.
The racist, sexist attacks on the judge in the Pistorius trial may have been averted had the public been educated about key tenets of the law.
Parliament is there to serve the electorate and the fiscus, not to shield leaders like Jacob Zuma from tough questions – crude or not.
Avoidance and refusal have become default settings in government as requests for more information are routinely ignored.
Yusuf Talia's passing tells us a lot about South Africa. Our country is trapped in a fundamental generational crisis and a general crisis of age.
Prophets come and go, especially when they stop serving their function in society, writes Verashni Pillay, who hopes that TB Joshua’s time is nigh.
Haji Mohamed Dawjee does not see the problem with having something to do – like to braai – on a public holiday.
For we gender activists the Open Mosque is not quite so new. For over 20 years we've waged a gender jihad to gain inclusive access to mosques.
The crimes that are most preventable by police increased sharply last year. And the good news on rape is probably not good news at all.
Six years ago South Africa's president was ousted by his enemies in the ANC. Ex-editor Ray Hartley looks back.
Readers comment on Kebby Maphatsoe's character assassinations and protecting the public protector, and respond to a story on Brett Bailey's Exhibit B.
The South is still expected to bow to the North's idea of how the world should be put to rights, writes Mireille Fanon-Mendès-France.