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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...
The new draft copyright Bill could help unlock the doors of learning and culture
The new draft copyright Bill could help unlock the doors of learning and culture
If the project of decolonising education aims to shatter the barriers that keep formal learning within the province of the elite, in terms of both...
Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims
Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims
Armed with slick presentations the City of Johannesburg has been at pains to explain to the residents of South Africa’s oldest township why their...
R1.3bn for Alex renewal project unaccounted for — residents
R1.3bn for Alex renewal project unaccounted for — residents
Over a hundred community members of Alexandra township came out to East Bank Hall, Alexandra, on Monday to share their grievances about service...
Home affairs minister abdicates his duties
Home affairs minister abdicates his duties
In the scheme of South Africa’s immigration legislation, the minister of home affairs has specific roles to play as a decision-maker. While his...
Media freedom too easily taken for granted
Media freedom too easily taken for granted
The understanding of media freedom and freedom of expression that some South African political party officials and civil servants promulgate ought...
All our rights should be for all our people
All our rights should be for all our people
South Africa has come a long way since 1994 as far as civil liberties are concerned. 
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa is still experiencing enormous challenges 25 years into democracy, and these need to be addressed urgently.Human Rights Day is...
Teachers should write matric exams to boost their subject knowledge
Teachers should write matric exams to boost their subject knowledge
It is recognised internationally that the key to sustained economic recovery and growth lies in high-quality school education, yet the majority of...
Watershed political wars lie ahead
Watershed political wars lie ahead
The year 2018 was one of high political drama. There was the recall of former president Jacob Zuma and the unravelling of the state capture project...
Mashaba, SAHRC reach settlement on Ebola tweets
Mashaba, SAHRC reach settlement on Ebola tweets
City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has reached a settlement with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) regarding a tweet he...
South Africa must guard against the erosion of its social contract
South Africa must guard against the erosion of its social contract
The idea of government is rooted in a learnt human preference for social order and organisation, and the benefits thereof, as opposed to chaos....

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