Editorials

Editorial: News media prove their worth
Editorial: News media prove their worth
Last year, when the Mail & Guardian was reporting on what appeared to be a declaration of war on the Trillian whistle-blower by her former...
Editorial: Saint Cyril, earn your halo
Editorial: Saint Cyril, earn your halo
On the subject of letters, we’re tempted to write an open letter to the people of South Africa, knowing full well that too many open letters...
Editorial: Zupta commission— Devil’s in the detail
Editorial: Zupta commission— Devil’s in the detail
Such is our level of mistrust in the motives of President Jacob Zuma that, after a year of being called on to establish a commission of inquiry...
Editorial: Young, black, beautiful
Editorial: Young, black, beautiful
It truly is a beautiful thing for a young person to remind us that youth is not always wasted on the young.
Editorial: ANC members are not just voting cattle
Editorial: ANC members are not just voting cattle
The Ankole Longhorn cattle that Cyril Ramphosa went to extraordinary lengths to introduce to South Africa have something of a reputation. They are...
Editorial: Only the ANC can save itself
Editorial: Only the ANC can save itself
Jacob Zuma has taught us about firepools, and “meandos”, and how to make a fool of yourself in court. But, if there is one thing we will take...
Editorial: Turning the page at the M&G
Editorial: Turning the page at the M&G
For the last 32 years, the Mail & Guardian— and The Weekly Mail, its previous incarnation—has been South...
Editorial: Complexity hides dirty business
Editorial: Complexity hides dirty business
In some respects, Steinhoff and Naspers are very different companies. The one sells mattresses and takkies, the other sells software and television...
Living on hope at the M&G
Living on hope at the M&G
When the Mail & Guardian began life as the Weekly Mail in 1985, it would go on to become the most trusted chronicler of the brutalities of the...
Grants a tool to woo votes?
Grants a tool to woo votes?
In the absence of any other options, the Constitutional Court this week again deepened its involvement in the process to keep social grants...
Editorial: Mist shrouds Lyin’ and Brian show
Editorial: Mist shrouds Lyin’ and Brian show
After another turn in the convoluted explanations of Brian Molefe’s resignation-not-resignation or retirement-not-retirement from Eskom, Molefe...
Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC
Editorial: Shout a bit louder, SADC
In January 2016, when it became clear that Gambian president Yahya Jammeh was intent on clinging to power, the Economic Community of West African...
Editorial: Bye bye Bob, but hello uncertainty
Editorial: Bye bye Bob, but hello uncertainty
This is the end of an era.

Client Media Releases

Decline of the Zuma years
Preparing for your first day of tertiary