President Jacob Zuma opted for a safe approach as he delivered a speech that was clearly meant to appease investors and the ANC's alliance partners.
No longer the speech of the year, the State of the Nation Address is seen only as a vague portent of what the budget may contain
Much has been made of the rights of student protesters, but what about their obligations?
Beyoncé is often overlooked in terms of her cultural contributions and artistic value, but is, in many respects, all things to many black women.
Swaziland’s chief legal adviser has his knickers in a knot over a ‘threat’ posed to the patriarchal kingdom.
If Cabinet goes ahead with the process to enact the requisite legislation, it will be illegal for parents and caregivers to hit children.
The EFF is consolidating its role as a pacesetter in South Africa's opposition politics
Certain tactics win. Short and fast beats long and detailed. The headline becomes incredibly important, especially the one that appears on Facebook.
More than half of the countries that still have a total prohibition on same-sex relations are members of the Commonwealth
Ditch the costly gifts and scentless roses and give, with thought, love, respect and kindness
Chris Zithulele Mann says that to remove the statue is to ignore what lurks within all of us, making it more difficult to identify our own prejudices.
It is unlikely the president will announce structural changes today, despite education in dire need of major restructuring and an economy in decline.
It's critical that President Jacob Zuma discusses potential radical social and economic transformation, with an emphasis on land reform.
Thabo Mbeki’s critique of South African historiography, and his attempt to correct this body of work, has set off a significant public discussion.
The president has backtracked on two major decisions in two months – first after he fired his finance minister; now he says he’ll #PayBackTheMoney.
Though it may never have lived up to the high ideals of its founder, its mandate certainly did
The Zuma case tops the billing, followed by decisions about Hlophe and Pistorius
Ordering women to stay virgins and not wear minis is akin to saying sex is a solo act
An all-rounder who led by example, a father figure and a warm comrade