Our ideological dinosaurs stuck as world moves on

Our country is still trying to recover from the mirthless joke of the State Security Agency’s announcement it is investigating…


Deconstructing autonomy

The slogan “people’s education for people’s power” was a popular slogan during the liberation struggle. The overarching source of the…


Shattering myth that race doesn’t matter

A spectre is haunting the University of Cape Town. The spectre of “dissent”. This spectre has not appeared out of…

FUELISH INCIDENT: The BP service station in Sparks Road, Overport, Durban, where Zaid Omarjee and two others had water-contaminated petrol pumped into their car’s fuel tanks, with disastrous results

Who’s fuelling who?

Having water pumped into your car’s fuel tank along with petrol or diesel isn’t going to do your car’s engine…

HAPPY: A file photo of AmaMpondo Prince Mlimandlela Ndamase and his wife, Nathi Sandisiwe Buzani, in traditional attire during their wedding at Nyandeni Great Place near Libode. Smartphone apps played no role in their union

For the love of lobola get rid of this ‘fun tool’

Over the past few years I have been watching with keen interest the attempts to develop websites initially, and now…


FW acknowledging full failure may change future

The tainted legacy of apartheid’s former president FW de Klerk was up for discussion again following the city of Cape…


Nene lays economic problems at SA’s door

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered a brutally honest message on the economy to the ANC lekgotla earlier this year, acknowledging…


Chabane – a disciplined mind and humble nature

“That man is still there in the Eastern Cape. He doesn’t want to return home,” the late Minister Collins Chabane…

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