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OPINION | Criticism of vice-chancellors’ pay demeaning

No, university vice-chancellors (VCs) are not being paid too much. Yet at least once a year VC compensation is ...

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OPINION | Gestures of conciliation surprisingly effective

When a 46-year-old white man called Robert Bowers walked into the Tree of Life synagogue in the city of Pittsburgh ...

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Coloureds are still on the outside looking in

From Westbury in Johannesburg to Mitchells Plain in Cape Town, something troubling has been unravelling in South ...

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OPINION | Unethical conduct is such a thin line to cross

You are on your way to your beloved grandmother’s funeral. You are late and let rip on the open highway. Out of ...

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OPINION | Those teachers who leave an indelible mark

Most of our school teachers are forgettable creatures. They fade into memory as unremarkable and sometimes even ...

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OPINION | Even ‘fragile’ SA students can get ahead

There is something strange going on in Mzansi. I call it fragility – this singular narrative among young South ...

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OPINION | We must not descend into lawless society

I agree with the party of Julius Malema – the students expelled from university or awaiting criminal charges in the ...

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OPINION | Varsities must put full stop to impunity

It was even funnier than watching British Prime Minister Theresa May recently attempt a Mr Bean-like dance routine on ...

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OPINION | Successful, educated women worry males

Dear young South African women, I am sorry to be the bearer of the bad news. But it appears that for women, the more ...

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OPINION | Flawed NSFAS, tripped up by JZ, had to give

When one of South Africa’s most distinguished executives, Sizwe Nxasana, resigned as chair of the board of the National ...

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