Editorial: Call out all Theuns du Toits

What happened at Stellenbosch is a microcosm of a broken country and citizens who won’t stand up against implicit or explicit prejudices

A lapse in our editorial rigour

The M&G erred in publishing an opinion piece that uncritically lauded Zweli Mkhize

South Africans rapidly losing faith in the state

The decades of tales of corruption and maladministration has brought us to a place where we simply cannot trust the state’s capacity to work

Things we lost in the floods

Climate change, drastic weather patterns, government negligence: any one of these issues could be the main reason thousands of people have been upended

Editorial: Praise for treasury’s Mogajane, but his replacement faces a battle

When Dondo Mogajane became director general of the national treasury, question marks were raised about his ability to defend the institution. Five years later, it was a war well fought

Editorial: There’s a crisis coming

Immigration policies are fueling the already-present xenophobia in South Africa. The situation of ZEP holders is particularly dire, but the entire region will be affected

Nominations for the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans 2022

If you have not yet nominated a colleague, friend, yourself or a worthy youth-led project, now you can.

These are our forgotten women

The month of March has merely reminded us of how little we have achieved in the fight for women’s protection and equality

Fikile the Clown fails to fix, instead he struts

South Africa’s class clown, Fikile Mbalula, who also moonlights as minister of transport, did (another) stupid thing recently.

No honour: Mantashe’s response to state capture report comes as no surprise

The resignation of former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene after it emerged he had omitted that he had met the Guptas for tea was one of far too few occasions in which we’ve had a prominent ANC member relinquish their duties honourably.

Putin’s Ukrainian actions show the ‘end of history’ is a myth

Francis Fukuyama’s 1992 classic The End of History and the Last Man suggested an the end point to ideological evolution. Putin’s actions and the world’s inaction put paid to that idea

Editorial: Nothing will be done unless it is good for the ANC

Whether it’s allowing independent candidates to stand or firing corrupt ministers, waiting for Cyril to act is like waiting for Godot

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