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    So, where to, freedom?
    So, where to, freedom?
    Various political theorists have noted that freedom comes in two forms. There is freedom from, and freedom to.
    Black cricketers, you’re on your own
    Black cricketers, you’re on your own
    Lonwabo Tsotsobe, 33, played five Tests, 61 one-day internationals and 23 T20 internationals for South Africa in a career that began with much...
    Editorial: Clickbait a scourge of digital news era
    Editorial: Clickbait a scourge of digital news era
    In the past week, a conscious, deliberate attempt to discredit South African media was made through an attack on the Huffington Post. In the...
    Editorial: Cosatu, get off the fence
    Editorial: Cosatu, get off the fence
    One of Jacob Zuma’s political legacies will be not only the factionalisation of the ANC but also that of its ally, trade union federation Cosatu,...
    Editorial: Beware secret ballot coming back to bite us
    Editorial: Beware secret ballot coming back to bite us
    This past week, as another large protest against corruption and the rule of President Jacob Zuma took place at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, it...
    Editorial: Only the ANC can fix this Zuma mess
    Editorial: Only the ANC can fix this Zuma mess
    It is not yet known what exactly President Jacob Zuma did to face down those in the ANC top six who were dissatisfied with his Cabinet reshuffle, and...
    Editorial: Give us more like Fuzile
    Editorial: Give us more like Fuzile
    Few people in government are able to engage an angry audience without plunging a public debate into further incoherence. But the director general of...
    We demand more from our leaders
    We demand more from our leaders
    Ahmed Kathrada was a leader. He was a visionary. He was a fighter. But he was more than that. He was fiercely principled. He was sincere in his...
    Editorial: Kathy's death has reignited our rage
    Editorial: Kathy's death has reignited our rage
    When Ahmed Kathrada died early on Tuesday morning, many, many South Africans felt a profound sadness. It was as though we had been conveyed to a...
    When I met Ahmed ... Friends tell their charming stories
    When I met Ahmed ... Friends tell their charming stories
    “I first met Ahmed Kathrada when he visited Durban during 1962. In the company of his close friend, [South African Communist Party and Natal...
    Paying homage
    Paying homage
    “It wasn’t just a passing on of another stalwart to me. It was a rehash of Madiba’s passing. And it was very, very emotional to me. He was an...
    Editorial: We mourn the state of the ANC leadership
    Editorial: We mourn the state of the ANC leadership
    In this tumultuous week in South Africa, everything really did trace back to the Gupta family. The threats to their wealth lay directly behind events...