Frantz Fanon

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Standing up for the arts

Disparate lobby groups (I Am For The Arts, for one) and think-tanks within the arts are stepping up to fill the void, creating the kind of groundswell that is known to make politicians hot under the collar and speaking nervously

Bid to settle Mars could solve Earth’s crisis

Africa must be part of developing technology that may make inhabiting the Red Planet possible and help the continent survive climate change

Vuma Levin initiates his cycle

The guitarist is growing into his groove, with a new concept album launching soon

ANC factions rely on silence from the poor

Our history has shown that the exercise of democratic reason can shake power from below

‘Land or Death’: BLF fails to defend slogan

Mcebo Dlamini suggests the equality court took the slogan too literally, but the BLF itself has not provided any ideological justification for it

Black people must be free to articulate their anger at the theft of their land

The equality court ruling that the slogan ‘Land or Death’ is hate speech sets a dangerous precedent

The radical afterlives of Frantz Fanon

A documentary film takes Fanon’s ideas out of the past and tracks the ways in which his ideas are resonating with today’s young across the globe

Mating Birds Vol.2: Love and its perversions under the Immorality Act

Sumayya Menezes reflects on trawling through the source material that birthed Mating Birds Vol.2

Risking all defies the laws of economics

In economic terms, a decision to give up everything in return for nothing is irrational but in human terms it can lead to irreversible change

Class exists but can we say the same of race?

We need to drop race as a category and rather see people according to their different needs

Brics is no emancipatory project

The liberal international order is being destroyed. And in the midst of this, Brics leaders gathered in Johannesburg this week

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it