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Is life back to normal at UKZN?

With private security keeping watch, the university and SRC seem to be working towards a compromise on student debt

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

SA’s road to freedom is stalked by death

The entrenchment and normalisation of assassinations are a threat to democracy

The liberal licence 
to kill

The liberal public sphere is still unwilling to accord equal weight to all human lives

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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