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Words have the power to effect change
Words have the power to effect change
Most of us have heard the school-ground taunt: sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.
We are not meant to be alone
We are not meant to be alone
I watched the most beautiful little person with her grandmother today. She must have been about two years old. Brown curls peeking out of an...
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
For good vibes and an Arts fix, don't miss this
Homecoming by Zanele Muholi: The photographer and visual activist is, for the first time, bringing her solo exhibition to...
Only fools     pray for rain, they say
Only fools pray for rain, they say
A Facebook post I happened to scroll past in January aroused my convictions that even if it takes millenia, there will come a time when science...
Letters to the editor: May 19 to 25 2017
Letters to the editor: May 19 to 25 2017
The dividend of democracy is freedom. It was the freedom to choose that saw millions of South Africans snaking across the land to cast their votes in...
Letters to the editor: February 17 to 23 2017
Letters to the editor: February 17 to 23 2017
President Jacob Zuma relies on statistics in his State of the Nation address (Sona) to “prove” how South Africa has progressed under ANC rule. In...
Ubuntu no panacea for our plight
Ubuntu no panacea for our plight
One of the most memorable discussions I had with a former editor, the late Aggrey Klaaste, was over the concept of ubuntu. The other was on his...
Letters to the editor: January 16 to 22 2015
Letters to the editor: January 16 to 22 2015
I have written an open letter to the director general of the department of military veterans to state my disgust at its treatment of those veterans...
What do we mean when we speak of ubuntu?
What do we mean when we speak of ubuntu?
UBUNTU: CURATING THE ARCHIVE edited by Leonhard Praeg and Siphokazi Magadla (UKZN Press)
The travesty of Madiba as a gimmick
The travesty of Madiba as a gimmick
Mark Twain once put it that the fear of death follows from the fear of life and that a man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. I...
Ubuntu lifted Norway, so why not South Africa?
Ubuntu lifted Norway, so why not South Africa?
On July 22 2011, Norway was hit by a terror attack that left 77 people dead and large sections of the government quarters destroyed. It all started...
Far-Eastern ubuntu
Far-Eastern ubuntu
South Africans venture to South Korea to teach English -- and that's about it. The idea of going to Korea on holiday never occurs to most of...

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