Every X ‘to stay’ was a cut in the heart of...

If anyone had any doubts that the ANC does not care about the future of this country then yesterday’s proceedings in parliament put paid...

OPINION: Nkosi Albert Luthuli – Chief of all the people

“I SAW no real conflict in my dual leadership of my people: as chief and political leader in Congress. I saw no reason to...

Men need to stand up for women

Violence and abuse against women is the most pervasive and profound human rights violation, sapping women’s energy, compromising their physical health and eroding their...

2.7m grants in EC at risk

It is of grave concern that almost three million social grant recipients in the Eastern Cape have been put at risk as a result...

The day I met Ananias Mathe

Ananias Mathe looks over his right shoulder‚ his lips pursed as he smiles almost cheekily. He’s wearing his orange prison-issue jump suit and has...

Tipping point is here and so is rogue unit

History will not record that the 214 members of the ANC parliamentary caucus who voted against the fifth motion of no confidence in the leadership...

Where to from here for Jacob Zuma?

Addressing the Constitutional Court in the Nkandla case, Advocate Jeremy Gauntlett memorably said it was, for his client, “a delicate time, in a dangerous...

Recreated in whiteness

The most depressing feature of the black girls’ hair issue is not the mean spirited attack on white school authorities nor the spineless silence...

Ailing ANC has to recall false ‘people’s president’

One summer evening in November 2008 a group of a few hundred artists gathered at Johannesburg’s Monte Casino to meet with ANC president Jacob...