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Editorial

    Editorial: When will he say #MeToo?
    Editorial: When will he say #MeToo?
    When women across the world say #MeToo, it’s easy to feel guilty for being silent. But not every woman has to say “me too” and feel exposed....
    Editorial: JZ nukes protocol for his own agenda
    Editorial: JZ nukes protocol for his own agenda
    Amid the long series of Gupta emails that show the family’s trail through the corridors of “state capture”, it can be easy to lose sight of...
    Editorial: Halt DG merry-go-round
    Editorial: Halt DG merry-go-round
    South Africans who deal with bureaucracy often blame its apparent paralysis, or at least lethargy, on corruption, incompetence or laziness, but...
    Editorial: Lest we forget the heroes of a war for justice
    Editorial: Lest we forget the heroes of a war for justice
    For the children who never were, But may have been And for the parents who were, But were made to feel too much —
    Editorial: Some freedom fighters are no longer honourable
    Editorial: Some freedom fighters are no longer honourable
    Friends, readers, countrymen, lend us your ears; we are here to lament Jacob Zuma, not to praise him.
    Editorial: Stay vigilant on party funding Bill
    Editorial: Stay vigilant on party funding Bill
    In 2012, as details emerged of just how much money Chancellor House, the ANC’s corporate front, was earning from deals with the likes of Eskom,...
    Daring to be black in a white space
    Daring to be black in a white space
    Speaking about South Africa’s transition to democracy on her Jacaranda FM radio show earlier this month, Tumi Morake said: “It’s like a child...
    Editorial: ANC, learn from the private sector
    Editorial: ANC, learn from the private sector
    Within the past few days, former president Kgalema Motlanthe said it would be good if the ANC was voted out of office (good for the ANC, that is),...
    Editorial: Desensitised to rape
    Editorial: Desensitised to rape
    There is an anecdote in Redi Thlabi’s new book, Khwezi (which details the story of Fezekile Kuzwayo, the woman who accused Jacob Zuma of...
    Editorial: Cops are shooting down democracy
    Editorial: Cops are shooting down democracy
    In the Western Cape, a child is shot in the mouth by a police officer. Horrifying images are repeated all over the internet.
    Editorial: Biko's ideology must live
    Editorial: Biko's ideology must live
    In 1977, an apartheid minister of justice, Jimmy Kruger, announced that Steve Biko had died in his cell at a Pretoria prison after a week-long...
    Editorial: As media we must manage our bias
    Editorial: As media we must manage our bias
    When it is done best, it is done by curious, hard-working people who are neither bound by allegiances nor suffocated by existing narratives. Of all...