Analysis

People must be able to trust the police
People must be able to trust the police
Reacting to the recent release of discouraging crime statistics, Police Minister Bheki Cele said the police alone cannot win the fight against...
Attacking SA’s race laws bought time
Attacking SA’s race laws bought time
Institutionalised race discrimination was the hallmark of apartheid. The legal order constituting apartheid provided for unequal separation and...
Formulate workable solutions to create and protect jobs
Formulate workable solutions to create and protect jobs
The jobs summit has come and gone, promises and pledges were made and agreements were signed, but Mr Makola — a roadside jobseeker at a busy...
Freedom fighter and trade unionist Eric Mtshali dies
Freedom fighter and trade unionist Eric Mtshali dies
If moments of historical significance were marked by the blowing of horns and the tolling of bells, South Africa would be standing still to observe...
When Ye met Yoweri, and worlds collided
When Ye met Yoweri, and worlds collided
In a world where power is measured in Instagram likes, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian-West are royalty.
Why Mnangagwa’s been wooing Zim's white sports heroes
Why Mnangagwa’s been wooing Zim's white sports heroes
Sport in general, and particularly gifted sports people, have been known to rouse feelings of national unity. In the process, they instil a sense...
The World Bank’s optimism about global poverty misses the point
The World Bank’s optimism about global poverty misses the point
The World Bank’s latest annual report on
SA’s social policies must be resurrected
SA’s social policies must be resurrected
Unisa recently hosted a conference in honour of the late Dr Zola Skweyiya and some of the sessions focused on the role he played as a Cabinet...
National-populism: A new global model is born
National-populism: A new global model is born
History rarely repeats itself, but it often rhymes. Seen from Italy, the spectacle of far-right, pro-dictatorship Jair Bolsonaro winning the first round of...
Rising fuel costs hit the poor hardest
Rising fuel costs hit the poor hardest
In June this year, the price of fuel in South Africa was hiked to a record high of more than R15 a litre. Three months later, there was another...
I will be sentenced next year but I have no regrets
I will be sentenced next year but I have no regrets
I keep asking myself: As young people, are we doing what needs to be done the way it should be done? Is our vigour and dynamism channelled in the...
Daily moments of loneliness
Daily moments of loneliness
It’s a Saturday morning. Just after 4am, possibly headed for 5am. I’m not sure. My walk is unsteady. I’m hungry. I’m dizzy and heavy from...
Ward councillors are key players
Ward councillors are key players
The importance of ward councillors is constantly overlooked. They are blamed for the poor delivery of services and praised for innovative initiatives. Their role in promoting social cohesion, however, is rarely mentioned. But the personality and leadership of the ward councillor is often...
Land reform needs to change society
Land reform needs to change society
Many African countries that introduced land reforms after independence succeeded in transferring land from colonial governments, settlers and...

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