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​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa
​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa
On the day South Africa’s new president is sworn in, fighter pilots take to the air in a show that makes the crowds at Pretoria’s Loftus...
The ‘Bantustan Bills’ remain disastrously flawed
The ‘Bantustan Bills’ remain disastrously flawed
Today (June 5), South Africans from all corners of this country will march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria against the signing into law of the...
Inauguration necessary, but cost cuts in place — Dlamini-Zuma
Inauguration necessary, but cost cuts in place — Dlamini-Zuma
The presidential inauguration will cost over R100-million less than former president Jacob Zuma’s inauguration in 2014.
We dare not dream of freedom until we can effect equality
We dare not dream of freedom until we can effect equality
A quarter of a century is a long time — the face in the mirror is so markedly different from the ones in the photographs that attest to the...
[Video]Malema: Ramaphosa has taken a wrong turn
[Video]Malema: Ramaphosa has taken a wrong turn
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema called out President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet while addressing Alexandra's community.
Editorial: Water is a right in SA in name only
Editorial: Water is a right in SA in name only
Twenty million South Africans don’t have reliable access to clean water. Twenty million. That’s a third of the population. And it’s a...
Student activists demand a TRC
Student activists demand a TRC
Huddled under a tree on the lawns of the Union Buildings in Pretoria — the site of the 2015 #FeesMustFall march that ended in violent clashes...
Student activist locked out of Union Buildings
Student activist locked out of Union Buildings
Economic Freedom Fighters student activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been locked out of the Union Buildings in Pretoria.
Liberation’s forgotten foot soldiers
Liberation’s forgotten foot soldiers
The Women’s March of 1956 is often framed as a singular moment of women’s resistance and participation in the politics of apartheid South...
Cops drop charges against #TheTotalShutDown GP
Cops drop charges against #TheTotalShutDown GP
In a media statement issued by the office of the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, on Monday afternoon, National Commissioner spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said the docket against the Total Shutdown organisers has been closed. “At no stage was the SAPS...
‘This march was long overdue’
‘This march was long overdue’
Yesterday opened a lot of things in my mind. If we stand together as women, a lot of things can change.
#ZumaMustGoNow march delayed after alleged threats
#ZumaMustGoNow march delayed after alleged threats
A march to Union Buildings to call for President Jacob Zuma’s resignation was delayed on Monday after organisers say they were threatened by a...

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