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Ubuntu should be at the centre of our response to Covid-19

Demonstrations of common humanity are a powerful tool to help us navigate our way through the pandemic

Human Rights Day: South Africa continues to neglect the legacy of Robert Sobukwe

The memory of the influential former leader of the Pan-Africanist Congress has been shunted to the margins in the country’s sham democracy

De Klerk’s paradoxical presence

Although leaders of the reconciliation era accept South Africa's last white president, younger politicians are not as forgiving

Mlangeni & SA’s syncopated society

The musician may not have known who to vote for, but he is in tune with our political past and present

Arch Tutu one of the first to cast special vote

The anti-apartheid stalwart, and Nobel Peace Prize winner cast his special vote at his Milnerton home in Cape Town on Monday morning

‘Cape Town loses unifier De Lille’ — Tutu

The archbishop has expressed his regret that Cape Town will lose the services of Patricia de Lille

South Africa should lead effort to ban killer robots

Time to stop the global proliferation of lethal autonomous weapons is running out

Stompie burnt into Winnie legacy

No testimony provided in the court and TRC hearings nailed her to the murders she was accused of

Archbishop Tutu: Mam’ Winnie rest in peace and rise in glory

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was for many years a defining symbol of the struggle against apartheid.

Man accuses the Anglican Church of ‘silencing’ sexual abuse

A 52-year-old says the church wouldn’t investigate but, with the help of the dean of St George’s Cathedral, he faced his abuser

South Africa must stand up to Israeli apartheid

There is no system of oppression more fully documented – in UN reports and studies by human rights groups – than Israel's crimes.

UN warns of ‘ethnic cleansing’ of Myanmar’s Muslims

The Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority, have faced decades of persecution in Myanmar where they are regarded as illegal immigrants.

The Archbishop’s new mural

Dear Arts and Culture,Let me start by commending you for choosing Archbishop Desmond Tutu as the subject of your latest mural on the eastern...

​Two albums and a resistance

Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ took local musicians to the world and Miles Davis trumpeted ‘Tutu’

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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