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Be bold, Cyril, even if it’s politically risky

He must end the Mantashe problem and execute his strategy rather than keep the ANC onside

Queen bees in the workplace want to keep all the honey for themselves

The queen bee syndrome, whereby women in power consciously impede the development of other women in the workplace, is slowly gaining ground in South Africa

Abiy Ahmed woos the Ethiopian diaspora in South Africa

No one knows how many Ethiopians are in South Africa — but Abiy knows he needs their support

The ‘Bantustan Bills’ remain disastrously flawed

If passed, powers will be given to unelected leaders and people will be dispossed of land rights

Cyril aligns cogs in his Cabinet

The negotiations started before the elections and continued until the very last moment.

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

Enough money has been spent to supply 95% of all households with water infrastructure

Student activists demand a TRC

#FeesMustFall students convicted of crimes ask for a truth and reconciliation amnesty process

Student activist locked out of Union Buildings

Bonginkosi Khanyile had planned to sleep at the Union Buildings until President Cyril Ramaphosa's responded to his request for a presidential pardon

Liberation’s forgotten foot soldiers

History often ignores the role played by women and their struggle against the problems they face

Cops drop charges against #TheTotalShutDown GP

Some of the charges levelled against the movement include violating the permit, intimidating the president and violence at the Union Buildings

‘This march was long overdue’

Attending the total shutdown march gave one woman hope for her own family

#ZumaMustGoNow march delayed after alleged threats

The march, which was announced over the weekend, was treated with disdain by both the SACP and the ANC in Gauteng

Khoi San protesters demand recognition at ANC conference

The group is there to demand recognition as the first indigenous people in the land which now makes up the Republic of South Africa.

Giving Zuma power was a fundamental error — Zwelinzima Vavi

Vavi was addressing a crowd of more than 25 000 people at Tshwane's Church Square, where civil society leaders and civilians gathered.

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