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Israel is an apartheid state. Dump the report, says UN
Israel is an apartheid state. Dump the report, says UN
NEWS ANALYSISWhen the Special Committee against Apartheid was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1962, Western powers...
C’mon Maimane, grow a pair
C’mon Maimane, grow a pair
Nothing good came out of colonialism. It was thoroughly evil. Nothing good came out of apartheid. It was thoroughly wicked. Anyone who tries to...
Africa needs free movement
Africa needs free movement
MIGRANCYI am one of those who are actively committed to the idea of a borderless Africa.
What is the World Bank's role in grants distributor Net1?
What is the World Bank's role in grants distributor Net1?
With a 17% stake, Allan Gray is the second biggest shareholder in...
Echoing Trump, Mashaba targets undocumented migrants
Echoing Trump, Mashaba targets undocumented migrants
Johannesburg’s new mayor, Herman Mashaba, says he’s on a mission to clean up Africa’s richest city, and the prime targets in his sights are...
Web archives open up the truth about Marikana
Web archives open up the truth about Marikana
COMMENTThe report by the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana massacre, released in June 2015, left South Africa with more...
Civil organisations can help, but they also need help
Civil organisations can help, but they also need help
POVERTYDespite democracy, the Eastern Cape province remains trapped in structural poverty but a recent study brings the good news that civil...
Zille's views on colonialism are set to divide the DA
Zille's views on colonialism are set to divide the DA
The Democratic Alliance is in a quandary over whether to discipline its former leader, Helen Zille, after she appeared to defend colonialism in a...
A week to tackle the scourge of racism at all levels of society
A week to tackle the scourge of racism at all levels of society
RACISMIn a 2016 article, struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada said that “the fight for nonracialism, equity and equality is not short-term...
Scrap the borders that divide Africans
Scrap the borders that divide Africans
The government of human mobility might well be the most important problem to confront the world during the first half of the 21st century.
Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court
Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court
The Constitutional Court is once again being asked to deal with a highly politically charged matter that affects South Africa's government. The last time was over the question of President Jacob Zuma’s failure to repay state money spent on his personal...
Sassa grants debacle: About political trickery, not separation of powers
Sassa grants debacle: About political trickery, not separation of powers
The social grants debacle in South Africa throws up a number of questions about the country’s state of politics, governance, leadership and democracy....
How governance failures messed up Prasa
How governance failures messed up Prasa
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is going through serious turbulence...
Banks go on the offensive to parry political attacks
Banks go on the offensive to parry political attacks
South Africa’s banks have gone on the offensive after being criticised by some politicians over their lending practices and records in addressing...
D-day: Game of chicken grips Sassa crisis
D-day: Game of chicken grips Sassa crisis
The crisis swirling around South Africa's system of welfare payments to the poorest third of its people has become a game of chicken.

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