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Consolidating democracy in Malawi: A case of recycled elite pacts?

Lazarus Chakwera’s ascent to the presidency was made possible by the nine-party Tonse Alliance, which included Mutharika’s former deputy, Saulus Chilima, as his running mate

Rule of law must first be strengthened by people power

Dynamic grassroots movements are especially needed in authoritarian states where institutions are fundamentally broken

The forgotten cadres are the ANC’s loss

The death of an Eighties student activist reminds us how much South Africa owes to that generation

Struggle veterans lead the fight against gangsterism

Anti-apartheid activists are now using their skills to force the state to deliver socioeconomic justice

SA’s political parties are a useless bunch

The blind pursuit of power has left citizens to make their own way

A bunny can’t stand up to Sanco

It was meant to keep the ANC honest but has become another victim of Zuma’s toxic legacy

In search of a truly new dawn

With the liberal world order in a state of crisis, genuinely democratic alternatives must be found

Premier hopeful: ‘Work the land’

The Tshwane metro’s DA speaker believes agriculture will stimulate the province’s economy and generate jobs

Nelson Mandela Bay budget still not approved

The almost R12-billion budget for the 2018/19 financial year has to be passed. If it is not passed, the City's administration could grind to a halt

Winnie’s death a chance for us to introspect

Judging her by long-held patriarchal standards only exposes our society’s misogynistic gaze

They came to see the Mother of the Nation home

Madikizela-Mandela straddled generations because of her radical politics and her empathy for the oppressed.

Editorial: A protest of hope

'South Africans are so inured to protests that a small protest at an NPA office in Cape Town barely registers'

The General takes tough line on DA

Veteran politician Bantu Holomisa says the official opposition can’t take on the ANC alone

A new centre of power through mass mobilisation is needed in South Africa

The country needs a mass democratic movement to confront the mismanagement that will otherwise beset it, writes Marius Oosthuizen.

Justice minister to launch exhumation project at Pretoria prison

The ministry will attempt to exhume the remains of more than eighty political prisoners who were hanged at the facility during apartheid.

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Concourt to hear Zondo commission’s application for contempt order against Zuma on March 25

The former president has one week to file answering papers in the application that also seeks a prison sentence imposed on him

Koko maintains he had no idea he was exchanging emails with a man likely to be Salim Essa

On his fourth appearance before the commission, the former Eskom CEO maintains he was tricked into sharing company information with a third party

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