A recent survey of Wits lecturers has revealed dissatisfaction with governance and salaries, a view new vice-chancellor Adam Habib plans to change.
An odious nostalgia is clearly present when the state protects the market with brutal force, writes Achille Mbembe.
Revising our government structures might be an option, but the real problem lies with people, writes Eusebius McKaiser.
Damaged by our past, South Africa allows poor governance that ultimately will cost us our civil liberties, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The Democratic Alliance's parliamentary leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko, replies to President Jacob Zuma's speech during the presidency budget vote.
From the Newton of poets, we learn to recognise the value of past excellence but also to challenge what is outmoded and retrogressive
Like South Africa, Argentina's myriad economic challenges have deep political roots and causes.
it is often not realised that respect for the truth, ethics and integrity essentially guide vice-chancellors in their positions.
It is important to revert back to the fundamentals, Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said on Wednesday.
Shareholders must use their share-ownership rights responsibly in the interest of creating long-term value for their beneficiaries.
President Hamid Karzai warned the international community on Wednesday to stay clear of getting involved in governance within Afghanistan.
The Democratic Alliance has proposed far-reaching changes to governance policy, including the direct election of the president, premiers and mayors.
The latest deadlock has highlighted the tensions in the MDC. Some senior members were keen for Tsvangirai to sign the deal already on the table.
The Ginwala commission of inquiry has exposed massive trust gaps between the cops and prosecutors.
Mandela is 90. But the celebration of a life of leadership, service and generosity is mixed with the sour taste of a legacy being polluted.
The year started on a post-Polokwane note that held out some hope for the opening up of political space and free debate.