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Sanef heads to Equality Court to protect journalists, EFF to oppose bid

The South African National Editors’ Forum wants an end to the harassment and abuse of journalists and an apology from Malema and the EFF

Thandeka Gqubule hits back at Stratcom allegations

The journalist has come out guns blazing to clear her name following the recent uproar over her alleged involvement in an apartheid covert operation

Fascism and the EFF: Or how to gaslight the media

If Julius Malema is a fascist, and his party is a mere extension of his fascism, then everything they say can be dismissed outright, can it not?

EDITORIAL: Hofmeyr? Seriously?

Hofmeyr isn’t capable of singing a new song; he just recycles his old hits, which are just some old folk songs from a rather nasty tradition.

Krog, Pauw speak out on newspaper’s decision to publish Hofmeyr’s views

The weekly Afrikaans paper was challenged on social media after it published an opinion piece by right-wing popstar Steve Hofmeyr.

Remember that you, too, have to die, Mr President

The ANC has demonstrated an extreme intolerance to criticism, which suggests Jacob Zuma should be reminded of his own mortality.

I’m so damn tired of your disingenuous Twitter apologies

We shouldn’t force people like Zelda la Grange and CeeLo Green to say they’re sorry for their tweets. They should willingly do so if they mean it.

Zille questions Surve on media ‘standards’

In an open letter to Iqbal Survé, DA leader Helen Zille questions Independent Newspapers' credibility and integrity.

Independent rejects du Preez’s reasons for quitting

Independent Newspapers rejected Max du Preez's reasons for quitting as a columnist, after he penned an open resignation letter to its editors.

A secret history unraveled in the Giants Of Lesotho

Award-winning writer, Max Du Preez, transports listeners with a true story of wise men, warriors and an ideology that created the country of Lesotho.

Max du Preez’s latest book brings spring early to SA

Max du Preez's new book "A Rumour of Spring" is an insightful look at where the country is today and how we got here.

ANC not impressed by columnist’s Facebook profanities

The ANC expressed outrage on Thursday over profanities columnist Max du Preez made on Facebook about the ruling party.

South Africa: The good and the ugly

This is an edited extract from the opinion piece titled <i>Of Jacob, Julius, Jimmy and the dancing monkey</i> by Max du Preez.

Bipolar, but beloved

"Being a democratic South African is a troubled relationship, but true citizens don't quit, they seek new solutions"

A ‘shameful’ state of affairs

The current lack of reading culture has not helped the country's publishing industry, which was put under further pressure when the recession hit.

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George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

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