THERE are members of the ANC Youth League who claim their chances of being elected to the organisation’s top leadership depend on “whether your vote buys whisky, cigars or a Brazilian weave”.
Are rape and force legitimate parts of custom? When a man raises ukuthwala as a defence to rape, assault and trafficking, what consideration should these assertions be given?
IN HIS latest volume, Political Order and Political Decay, famous political scientist Francis Fukuyama reminds us of mankind’s evolution towards all the polities we see across the world today.
ALLISON Steedman of Durban relates very well to the story of Welsh widow Maria Raybould, who resorted to taking her late husband’s ashes into a cellphone shop in a desperate bid to convince them to cancel his contract.
JAY Naidoo has been wringing his hands. Cosatu, which he had done so much to build, is falling apart.
Over the last week I read of the tragic death of a four-year-old child in a shopping centre car park. The heartbreak of the child’s parents must be unimaginable. I cannot begin to fathom their
MARGARET Thatcher had a meteoric rise – a grocer’s daughter who became the first woman leader of the British Tories and the first woman to command 10 Downing Street.