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The political life of Diego Maradona

The icon who died on 25 November 2020 was more than just the greatest footballer of all time. From Argentina to Palestine he represented the experiences of the outsider, the oppressed

Fight over chief justice’s Israel comments grows

Last year South Africa closed its embassy in Jerusalem and Africa For Palestine alleged in its complaint that Mogoeng “expressed, or at least unambiguously implied” that this “political posture” was not right

The mechanism of contagion in racism

How race came to function as fuel to an exploitative economic system. Take the case of South Africa…

Mogoeng’s Palestine stance calls into question his role at the ConCourt

We can only conclude that he ‘willingly and knowingly lent his personal credibility — and that of his office — to a white-washing of Israeli crimes’

Mogoeng on Israel: Bad faith and ‘impunified disregard’ for international law?

The chief justice needs to publicly account for his comments, by either walking them back or explaining his change of heart on international law and its institutions

Chief Justice’s views on Israel are guided by religion, not the Constitution

Mogoeng should remember that Israel/Palestine is an apartheid state, in which 90% of the land is reserved for Jewish occupation

Denis Goldberg: Man of integrity, freedom fighter and true mensch

One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. — Chinua Achebe

Netanyahu claims Israel election win despite corruption charges

Monday's election left the veteran right-winger in prime position to form a government and end a year of political deadlock, after similar votes in April and September proved inconclusive

Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director

The case against Omar Shakir was initially based on statements he had made supporting a boycott before joining HRW

Jewish resistance to Zionism is on the right side of history

Confining people in effective Bantustans forces us to see Israel for what it is: a European project of domination

Boycott of Israeli varsities is counter to academic freedom

‘Open letter’ reveals the Orwellian depths to which the radical anti-Israel lobby is willing to descend in order to stand reality on its head

For justice: SA Jews support the academic boycott of Israeli universities

As South African Jews, we cannot sit by idly while the Israeli government commits similar atrocities to the former South African apartheid regime

UCT stuck on academic freedom

A lecture delivered by an academic who challenged the logic of anti-Semitism claims has opened old wounds

Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN

At the end of 2017, by comparison, 68.5 million people were counted as being forcibly displaced by violence or persecution

Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation

Israel also lifted restrictions on civilian movements in communities around the Gaza border on Monday morning

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

This is how the SIU catches crooks

Athandiwe Saba talked to the Special Investigating Unit’s Andy Mothibi about its caseload, including 1 000 Covid contracts

FNB dragged into bribery claims

Allegations of bribery against the bank’s chief executive, Jacques Celliers, thrown up in a separate court case

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa