Opinion

Picturing my kingdom as an island
Picturing my kingdom as an island
Wednesday morning.
Editorial: Cave boys saga brought out the best in us
Editorial: Cave boys saga brought out the best in us
There is a small snatch of words in Douglas Livingstone’s excellent poem Gentling a Wildcat, which neatly encapsulates the untrammelled...
Editorial: Hypocrisy off the field
Editorial: Hypocrisy off the field
The story of the Thai footballers was lent a particular resonance by its timing. Right in the middle of the Fifa World Cup in Russia, a group of...
The online battle for the truth
The online battle for the truth
False information is saturating political debate worldwide and undermining an already weak level of trust in the media and institutions, spreading...
Zim land reform can actually teach SA a thing or two
Zim land reform can actually teach SA a thing or two
Although the land debate in South Africa is fixated on the constitutional review process at the moment, it remains unclear for many how, once...
Why African teams fell short at the World Cup ― again
Why African teams fell short at the World Cup ― again
At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record...
Race debate elicits fatal fallacies
Race debate elicits fatal fallacies
Too many of us rush to opine instead of critically examining our convictions before we decide whether to retain them and to state them publicly....
Editorial: Sassa’s misstep is beyond apology
Editorial: Sassa’s misstep is beyond apology
Having to rely on others can be a humbling, even necessary experience for many. From a simple “hold the door please” to having your neighbour...
Editorial: Beware unholy KZN pact
Editorial: Beware unholy KZN pact
What was Carl Niehaus doing at the land imbizo called by Zulu monarch Goodwill Zwelithini on Wednesday?
Struggle lawyer led the charge
Struggle lawyer led the charge
Michael Richman, a distinguished lawyer who used his legal skills in the struggle for human rights during a career spanning nearly 50 years, died...
Professor’s mark is on land, democracy
Professor’s mark is on land, democracy
Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza’s name is associated with land reform, which is appropriate given that he grew up in a rural area and was banished...
Women the biggest losers in Zim election
Women the biggest losers in Zim election
The resignation of Robert Mugabe in November last year has brought a glimmer of hope for credible elections in Zimbabwe on July 30 after the many...

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