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SA has a legacy of trauma
SA has a legacy of trauma
The equality court recently ruled that the gratuitous display of the apartheid flag in public — even in homes and schools — amounts to...
AfriForum's Roets not in contempt for tweeting apartheid flag, court rules
AfriForum's Roets not in contempt for tweeting apartheid flag, court rules
The Johannesburg high court on Tuesday dismissed an application by the Nelson Mandela Foundation that the Afrikaaner lobby group, and its deputy...
For justice: SA Jews support the academic boycott of Israeli universities
For justice: SA Jews support the academic boycott of Israeli universities
Dear university executive and senate members at the University of Cape Town,
The torment of being a ‘questionable’ South African
The torment of being a ‘questionable’ South African
“Indololwane” (elbow in isiZulu) is probably a word you have never had to think about but, for Tsonga and Venda people, to know it and be able...
Should we really celebrate the equality court ruling on the apartheid flag?
Should we really celebrate the equality court ruling on the apartheid flag?
Black people have been under extreme oppression to a point that they respond to a small step forward as if it is utter victory. Do we really have...
Stories can bridge divisions
Stories can bridge divisions
A drafty 1970s town hall in the Boland would not be where one would expect an electrifying evening of interracial discussion on a cold winter’s...
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
Why South Africa should seriously consider taxing its wealthy citizens
This is an edited extract from a chapter in the recently published The state of the nation: poverty & inequality: diagnosis, prognosis and responses....
Bungling Hawks spook Haffejee witness
Bungling Hawks spook Haffejee witness
Bungling by the Hawks has cost the new investigation into the death in detention in 1977 of Hoosen Haffejee the evidence of a crucial witness who...
Traumatised societies need honest, self-aware leaders
Traumatised societies need honest, self-aware leaders
Societies that have emerged from traumatic experiences, such as colonialism, apartheid and civil war, need leadership that is more caring, has...
Old flag debate is a symptom of a deeper malaise
Old flag debate is a symptom of a deeper malaise
It has taken South Africa 25 years to put its foot down on the display of the apartheid flag. Like all political symbols, this flag represents more...
Equality court: Flying old SA flag is hate speech
Equality court: Flying old SA flag is hate speech
A gratuitous display of the apartheid flag amounts to hate speech — even inside homes and schools, the equality court said this week. But a...
We become fakes when we wear fakes
We become fakes when we wear fakes
In an appallingly tragic incident, a Johannesburg man was shot dead last week for his Rolex. A Rolex that turned out to be fake.

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