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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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OPINION | Innocents are dying amidst trail of corruption

When one of the world’s most respected newspapers, The New York Times, publishes an extended essay alleging education ...

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OPINION | Humiliated, insulted academic giant is gone

A few months ago I met with Professor Bongani Mayosi in his office at UCT. I had long admired this friend and fellow ...

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OPINION | See beyond the deceivers who are blind

This is an expansion of an address to the League of the Friends of the Blind.My grandfather became blind. His daughter ...

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OPINION | Principals must lead when teaching is weak

Anxious parents have been calling a lot recently. The child is in Grade 7 and waiting to hear from the schools s/he ...

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OPINION | We must give an account of racist power but also speak of those who stood in ...

“I have clean hands!” exclaimed the human rights commissioner, loud enough so everyone at the table could hear she was ...

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