Our present-day leaders use the power of memory as a remote control to engender obeisance.
Gavin Evans, a former South African journalist, tackles the notion that intelligence is skin deep.
What is the real issue facing South African writers after apartheid?
The real problem between black and white South Africans is not white people's attitude, but the government's desertion of black people.
Her last column was a plea for empathy and understanding, writes Verashni Pillay, not an attempt to drive white guilt.
The story of Assata Shakur – wanted by the FBI since 1973 – shows how revolutionaries do not ‘drop from the moon’ but are shaped by society.
Considering the fact that we are desperately trying to reduce racial stress in South Africa, I am shocked that this column was allowed to be posted.
The motives of the 'last apartheid president' can only be truly understood within a 20-year context.
Margaret Thatcher deplored apartheid - and FW de Klerk deserved the praise he was awarded - says the former British ambassador during an interview.
Former British ambassador to SA in the late 1980s, Lord Robin Renwick, discusses the role the former British prime minister played to end apartheid.
David Goldblatt salutes a photographer whose work speaks fluently about people and events
Mandela was a far wilier politician, and could be less saintly, than some other portrayals would have us believe, writes Robin Renwick.
Wouter Basson and his legal team walked out of his sentencing hearing to file an urgent interdict at the high court in Pretoria.
President Jacob Zuma used the ANC's birthday celebrations as an opportunity to again shift the blame for the country's energy crisis to apartheid.
Upon further exploration the Rosetta spacecraft discovered not God, but a lost sermon from the Almighty – and it appears he is pissed off with us.