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‘White fragility’ is damaging SA universities

Academics at a recent meeting called for white liberals to acknowledge they ‘are the problem’

How our heritage is reduced to ash

Whiteness once again robs black and brown South Africans of their legacy by reducing it to ‘Braai Day’

Dove advertisers can’t wash away the stain of whiteness

The advertisers have shown themselves to be either tone deaf or terribly ignorant — or both.

We’re living La La Land

In this era of post-truths and mediocrity, this pastiche of a movie that masquerades as an original deserves to win.

​Un/Settled: The absolution that wasn’t, and the meaning of being white today

Un/Settled is a documentary and multimedia project that explores “white” identity in South Africa as it is destabilised and questioned.

Letters to the editor: April 1 to 7 2016

Readers write in about state capture, whiteness, the 'colonial literary system', and the Kardashians.

Racism and the Whiteness Default

As white people we are raised to think we are central to everything, especially in relation to other races, writes Gillian Schutte.

Race and class: Divide and conquer?

In a racist world, it's nice when people who benefit from racism, such as Samantha Vice, not only recognise it but stick their necks out in public.

The importance of having a voice

The current debate on whiteness has let the elephant out of the room, says <b>Charles Villet</b>.

End to whiteness a black issue

Apologising for the past or paying a tax merely demobilises claims for reparation from blacks, says <b>Andile Mngxitama</b>.

The story of humility and silence

The explosion of white outrage on white people and how they should "cultivate humility and silence" tells its own story, says <b>Crispin Hemson</b>.

White fear, white shame

The nature of the response to Samantha Vice is noteworthy, and worth trying to understand, writes <b>Lucy Allais</b>.

Vice of white silence

The gist of Samantha Vice's plea is that history places a moral burden on whites, writes <b>Mvuselelo Ngcoya</b>.

‘Just equal’ — what do I want?

We need to learn to dance together without standing on each other's toes, says <b>Lynn Maree</b>.

Transparency a cure for the ‘resources curse’

The move to make mining companies disclose government payments could benefit Africans says <b>Sipho Moyo</b>.

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Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens

The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell

Western Cape warned not to be complacent about flat-lining Covid-19 cases

The Western Cape, which once had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, is seeing a steady decline in active cases

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Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

There is a risk of some people going into panic with Covid-19 so people must educate themselves to find out what their options are regarding debt

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

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