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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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OPINION | Mean-spirited misinterpretation of Biko

You could easily have missed it. At the end of each day of the “Decolonial Winter School” programme of the University ...

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No‚ Zuma was not worse than Verwoerd. But you have the right to say so

For those who do not follow the Afrikaans press‚ you would have missed an interesting debate between North West ...

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OPINION | Some comparisons are just plain wrong

For those who do not follow the Afrikaans press, you would have missed an interesting debate between North West ...

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OPINION | Somehow, we always pull back from the precipice

Why does South Africa not fall off the precipice? Economists are clear that if this economy does not grow soon, the ...

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Forcing history down our throats will not wash

Ms Baartman teaches a Grade 11 history class on early slavery in the Cape. After taking her class on a trip to the ...

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Opinion | Right career choice can make all the difference

There is no shortage of education sceptics these days. Does education really matter? Look at the number of unemployed ...

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Willemse offered whites a teachable moment

When Ashwin Willemse called me out of the blue to meet for coffee some time ago, I was excited and knew exactly what I ...

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