Analysis

Fallist court case isn’t black and white
Fallist court case isn’t black and white
Interesting and important complexities that the case of convicted Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe raises are missing from public debate about...
A turbulent transition: DA faces a rocky future
A turbulent transition: DA faces a rocky future
Elections are moments of reckoning. They can either project a party onto a new trajectory or force a party into introspection.
Mantashe’s dangerous energy agenda is from the Trump playbook
Mantashe’s dangerous energy agenda is from the Trump playbook
Last Friday, climate activists from Extinction Rebellion held protests outside the department of mineral resources. They were demanding an end to...
People must participate in governance
People must participate in governance
Recent developments in the government’s approach to the people of South Africa raise many questions. It is common cause that we are living...
SA is food secure but millions of children are stunted
SA is food secure but millions of children are stunted
If it is true that we are what we eat, then we South Africans need to take a long, hard look at our diets, especially those of infants and...
Eskom's date for decommissioning coal-fired stations must consider people's health
Eskom's date for decommissioning coal-fired stations must consider people's health
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s statement to the United Nations...
An arms dealer’s guide to philanthropy
An arms dealer’s guide to philanthropy
Ivor Ichikowitz is the founder and executive chairman of the Paramount Group, the largest private arms manufacturer in Africa. It makes armoured...
No African is a foreigner in Africa – except down in South Africa
No African is a foreigner in Africa – except down in South Africa
In sorrow over the way migrants are treated in South Africa, Achille Mbembe calls for Africa to adopt a pro-migration stance, phase out...
Buhari’s visit to South Africa eased tensions. But more needs to be done
Buhari’s visit to South Africa eased tensions. But more needs to be done
There were mixed feelings among Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to South Africa because of the recent xenophobic attacks...
The idealism of #ImStaying has its limits
The idealism of #ImStaying has its limits
Disappointment and dissatisfaction seem to define post-apartheid South Africa. These attitudes manifest in different ways. For the millions of...
Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists?
Are SA’s university professors a bunch of socialists?
No political philosophy, ideology or theory is beyond the scrutiny of intellectual critique. However, one expects such scrutiny to be fair, honest,...
MultiChoice and SABC in cahoots over control mechanism
MultiChoice and SABC in cahoots over control mechanism
The controversial R553 million deal between MultiChoice and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), signed on July 3 2013 by SABC acting...
A moratorium will not address ethical concerns about gene editing
A moratorium will not address ethical concerns about gene editing
Much of the attention garnered by the novel gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 is due to the prospect of unprecedented therapeutic applications...

Client Media Releases

MTN Business IoT Conference & Awards finalists announced
Junk status: Where we're at
Fun things to do in Port Elizabeth
Housing Consumers Protection Bill submission deadline looming
UKZN students develop taste for 3D food printing
Call for papers opens for ITWeb Cloud, Data Summit & DevOps Summit 2020
The world awaits Thandi Hlotshana