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The NPA is relooking at the ANC leader’s 1967 death, and those of other activists
A new wave of activism has swept over the Cape Suburb, as residents band together to target gangs
“I have never been hit before, not even by my parents. To me that was painful because, suddenly, I was being hit by someone I didn’t owe my life or anything to.”
The youth jobs scheme offers yearlong internships but sceptics fear it will only beef up BEE scorecards
Unions fear Public Service Minister Ayanda Dlodlo won’t keep promises made by her predecessor
“So we are coming. If we need to expropriate your land, we are going to do that because it’s in the Constitution. It’s not something that we are going to create … We can’t wait for [the constitutional review process].”
An undocumented mother’s fight to her her children school highlights flaws in the law
Ramaphosa thinks they could win now, but others want veterans to help to build a winnable campaigns
Amid calls for greater racial diversity in its own ranks, the Democratic Alliance’s federal executive has rejected a call to include more township-based party members as delegates at its federal congress next week, because of administrative constraints
But will South Africa be able to get this figure down further to achieve its sustainable development goal in 2030?
With Sisi retaining his grip on the presidency, this election is everything but democratic
If he is elected, activist Pastor Evan Mawarire aims to tackle Harare’s problems, in particular water
Khama instituted populist programmes but he was also seen as an authoritarian
Zaza Hlalethwa recalls her days of church through childhood and into belonging
For the Khomani San of the Kalahari, spirituality lies in their connection with the land they know so intimately
A place of ecological and historical significance has been turned into an indigenous knowledge centre by a dedicated traditional doctor
They cling to their hymn book, yet the Bible doesn’t recognise women’s worth
Orthodox Judaism’s rituals can provide divine connection, even in a Highveld thunderstorm
Psalm 23 has become inextricably intertwined with a woman who has always refused to give up, writes Mashadi Kekana.
Growing up in Johannesburg, I’ve always felt a sense of inadequacy with regard to my heritage and spirituality.
Restricted by the NGK, gay people follow their calling by starting their own churches
But if it is death that is the real inevitability of life, then loss is the inevitability of living. It is acquiring the slow consciousness of a pain that grips your being so tightly, nothing else is coherent.
Your self-worth can’t help but be buoyed by a pet’s love – the universal spirit in in furry or feathered form.
“It was inevitable that the church was going to close.” That is what Mark Harding, my 80-year-old grandfather, told me the last time I spoke to him.
Organised religion, which tells us to believe in invisible things, does not tackle real suffering
Sello Hatang, the chief executive officer of the Nelson Mandela Foundation says Madiba was fiercely private about his religious convictions.
No faith should be immune from consequences for harming or even wilfully deceiving its followers
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There are many differences in liberalism as there are in any other philosophical approach
We are told that as the coach, Darren Lehmann, had no prior knowledge of his players’ plan to tamper with the ball. So what, then, is the point of a coach if the team leaders make such significant decisions without him?
The long-in-the-works Political Party Funding Bill was passed by Parliament on Tuesday, not with a bang but rather with a whimper.
Our readers write in about the rumours of swart gevaar and the ANC
It will be nice to have a few extra days to think about things besides Daddy and his cohort
A court should consider a punitive costs order if Zuma’s counsel continues a ‘Stalingrad defence’
16-year-old Ahed Tamimi became a symbol of resistance when she slapped an Israeli soldier and was arrested. A few days ago, she accepted a plea bargain, meaning that she will be sentenced to eight months in prison.
Cosmetic surgery on intersex children, without their consent, exposes social bias
What do a praying mantis and a maniac have in common? Well, both descend from the ancient Greek word mania, which meant the same as it does today — madness characterised by “excitement and delusion”
The Western Cape High Court has recently scrapped a subsection of the National Credit Regulations that required lenders to demand payslips, bank statements or financial statements as part of their affordability assessments for consumers who apply for credit.
The South African Reserve Bank has given borrowers a little Easter holiday gift, announcing a 25 basis point cut in interest rates on Wednesday.
Australia’s next captain will have his work cut out to restore a once proud reputation.
The quarter finals this weekend will offer PSL challengers a chance to take home the silverware
Worshippers from across Argentina are encouraged to visit the Church of Maradona to praise the man who almost single-handedly dragged home the 1986 World Cup.