Analysis

Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma
Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma
As he launches the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Sandton on Thursday, nearly 18 months behind schedule, President...
‘Elon Musk’ might only be 95% accurate, but it’s enough to inspire
‘Elon Musk’ might only be 95% accurate, but it’s enough to inspire
What is it with journalists and biographies? A while back I read Michael Malone’s The Intel Trinity about Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore and...
#MduduziManana: Being called gay is not an insult
#MduduziManana: Being called gay is not an insult
Since Sunday evening, social media has been ablaze with news implicating the deputy minister of education for allegedly beating up a woman at a...
Gearing Africa's cities for the future
Gearing Africa's cities for the future
The rapid expansion of Africa’s cities over the past decades has meant an increasing demand for infrastructure, service delivery and jobs. At the...
Don’t follow the Pied Piper
Don’t follow the Pied Piper
This one is for the ride-or-dies. The angry black girls. Abomama who shield themselves in prayer. The scowlers whose faces repel attention.
Art of listening is at heart of true democracy
Art of listening is at heart of true democracy
In 1968, revolt, much of it driven by students and young people, rushed from city to city against the global backdrop of the war in Vietnam, the...
Malema might have a point about South African Indian people
Malema might have a point about South African Indian people
After Economic Freedom Fighters commander-in-chief Julius Malema made controversial comments about Indian people during the party’s 4th...
ICC ruling is an opening for SA to embrace global justice
ICC ruling is an opening for SA to embrace global justice
The International Criminal Court’s July 6 ruling on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s 2015 visit was an invitation to South Africa to renew...
‘Soft’ skills can power up Africa’s youth
‘Soft’ skills can power up Africa’s youth
When university students took to the streets in 2016 as part of the #FeesMustFall protest movement, the “decolonisation of the curriculum” was...
Illegal mining about survival, not criminality
Illegal mining about survival, not criminality
The mining industry has made the news lately for a range of reasons. In the past four weeks, debates have revolved around the mining charter, with...
Bell Pottinger has damaged the image of PR worldwide
Bell Pottinger has damaged the image of PR worldwide
Recently, a leading South African media personality responded to complaints about the ravages of “fake news” flooding the country, saying:...
Despite parallels, Zuma's Macbeth quotes are little more than colonial camouflage
Despite parallels, Zuma's Macbeth quotes are little more than colonial camouflage
On June 16, in front of a crowd of young people in Ventersdorp for Youth Day, President Jacob Zuma turned to unusual material: he quoted from...

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