The subtext that black people are incompetent is widespread and racist and must be addressed, writes Nikiwe Bikitsha.
Captain Renate Barnard has handed in her resignation after a protracted battle for promotion within the SAPS, denied her because she is white.
President Jacob Zuma has called for intensified affirmative action policy after the elections.
Although affirmative action is at times abused and unfairly used, it is still far from unnecessary. We just need to learn how to make it work.
The DA's good intentions are that of a white master who thinks that he knows what is best for a black person, writes Khaya Dlanga.
Lindiwe Mazibuko and others have scored a victory in the DA with its decision that race matters, which puts the party on a more interesting course.
The ruling that it is unfair to use only national demographics to implement affirmative action was a victory for equality, the Foundation said.
The case against correctional services for its "blatant policy of absolute racial representation" in hiring for jobs has continued, amid protests.
The ANC has used power allotted to it to create a black elite by implementing affirmative action in rather doubtful ways, writes Sampie Terreblanche.
The Black Business Council (BBC) could take the government to the Constitutional Court over a procurement process it believes to be unfair.
Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel says the country will need its entire skills base for government's R300-billion infrastructure programme.
Affirmative action supporters have asked a US federal appeals court to overturn California's ban on considering race in public college admissions.
Henry Louis Gates Jr's admission reflects a fundamental problem with affirmative action.
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe's defence of affirmative action during his visit to the United States is "immoral", the Freedom Front+ said.
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, addressing a US audience on Monday, defended SA's record on affirmative action and press freedom.
A Labour Court judgement was handed down on Friday ordering the SA Police Service to promote a captain after she was denied a career move.
Trade union Solidarity made an urgent appeal to Eskom to provide it with a detailed account of all the foreign employees appointed there.
Affirmative action is unconstitutional and racist, former president FW de Klerk said in an interview broadcast on the internet on Thursday.
It seems there is merit in the Congress of the People's mumbling on affirmative action.