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What the hijacking of South Africa's Treasury means for the economy
What the hijacking of South Africa's Treasury means for the economy
South Africa has been rocked by news that...
Why South Africans should be worried by ANC talk of a 'colour revolution'
Why South Africans should be worried by ANC talk of a 'colour revolution'
The term “colour revolution” has recently found its way into South Africa’s political vocabulary. The evocative phrase is increasingly cropping...
Are South Africa's anti-corruption crusaders racist?
Are South Africa's anti-corruption crusaders racist?
In the last few weeks, more attention has been focused on South African President Jacob Zuma than usual because of the release of an explosive new book — 'The...
Voluntourism: What’s wrong with it and how it can be changed
Voluntourism: What’s wrong with it and how it can be changed
Volunteer tourism, or voluntourism, is an emerging trend of travel...
Media must be rape activists, not bystanders
Media must be rape activists, not bystanders
In orientation week of 2008 I had a new group of journalism students working in the Grocott’s Mail newsroom in Grahamstown. We arrived for duty...
How the ANC electoral conference should work
How the ANC electoral conference should work
The ANC’s nomination process to elect a new leadership in December is now well and truly underway. According to the Mail &...
Celebrity campaigns and rape culture: the pluses and the pitfalls
Celebrity campaigns and rape culture: the pluses and the pitfalls
The collective outcry from women on social media, using the #Metoo campaign, to...
Justice fundamental to dealing with the effects of mass trauma
Justice fundamental to dealing with the effects of mass trauma
Justice has emerged victorious. Judge Billy Mothle concluded on October 12 in the high court in Pretoria that Ahmed Timol—who died after...
South Africa's future is a human economy, not a political fix
South Africa's future is a human economy, not a political fix
Long before the medium term budget speech in October, several voices had suggested that South Africa’s economic future is not so bright.
Taking the high road in the face of subtle racism
Taking the high road in the face of subtle racism
Sometimes it’s remarkable how much gaining a little distance can do to throw things into fresh perspective. In my case, it was a 1 400km flight...
‘She was right to regard me with contempt’
‘She was right to regard me with contempt’
Pablo Neruda wrote in green ink, usually on a rough-hewn wooden table. From unremarkable provincial origins in Temuco, “the farthest outpost ...
Gender struggle was intrinsic to SA’s liberation
Gender struggle was intrinsic to SA’s liberation
As women and gender activists who gave input into the story published with the front-page headline “Liberation leader raped me” (October 27),...

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