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Right-wing Poland and the glorification of Hani’s killer

Polish anti-racism groups grow more concerned as the image of Chris Hani’s killer becomes normalised, with Janusz Walus’s likeness and name displayed on products for sale on a Naspers-owned website

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Frank B Wilderson discusses 'Afropessimism', his memoir that analyses structural violence

Chris Hani’s political legacy

Chris Hani should not be made into an ideal type or used to settle political scores in the present

Chris Hani’s killer denied parole, again

Justice minister says granting parole would negate the severity ascribed to the murder by the court when the assassin was sentenced

February 11 1990: Mandela’s media conquest

Nelson Mandela’s release from prison was also South Africa’s first ‘media event’. And, despite the NP’s, and the SABC’s, attempt to control the narrative, the force of Madiba’s personality meant that he emerged as a celebrity

JM Coetzee: A fine mind, a formidable intellect

Behind JM Coetzee, the writer lauded for his ‘wonderfully brave, bold mind’ , is John Coetzee, the quiet man

South Africa could use a communist party

The SACP is not building socialism, or even social democracy. Sadly, it has become just another party advancing the politics of patronage

Abiy Ahmed woos the Ethiopian diaspora in South Africa

No one knows how many Ethiopians are in South Africa — but Abiy knows he needs their support

On identity and its discontents: What of the politics?

It is a leap to claim that identity-based oppressions necessitate a politics of identity

ANC Youth League: Critical but stable?

This year the ANC Youth League is to elect its new leadership

Hani killer expected to apply for parole, again

Janusz Walus is expected to return to the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday morning to once again apply for parole

Mam’ Winnie was a gallant spirit: Ramaphosa

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Obituary: A leader with backbone

Historians may struggle to pick Zola Skweyiya's greatest political legacy, because there are several contenders

UCT to rename building after Chris Hani

The New Science Lecture Theatre is to be renamed the Chris Hani Lecture Theatre in honour of Hani's contribution to South Africa's democracy

Chris Hani: The men behind his killing

It's almost impossible to talk about Hani without mentioning the two men responsible for his death

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