Opinion

JONATHAN JANSEN: Virus sparks wave of innovation

My Afrikaans subject teacher had a weird way of explaining obscure sayings like “Die een se dood is die ander se brood”.

Opinion

Selfishness kills, and priests and politicians feed the deadly contagion

When people do not see selfless behaviour in their leaders, it's very hard to convince them to behave magnanimously

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Coronavirus burden falls heavily on the poor

True, the virus does not respect borders. Nor does it respect social classes.

Opinion

OPINION | Corruption rife at SA universities

Crooked researchers who game the system corrupt the aims of research funding and soil the names of varsities

Opinion

OPINION | Rhodes risks losing status as a top university

High Street leads directly to the majestic gates of Rhodes University. It is also a disaster zone. You can do serious ...

Opinion

OPINION | Mugabe was no class act on education front

When Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe died in a Singapore hospital last week, reaction was split.

Opinion

OPINION | This killing with impunity must be stopped

The two young people murdered last week had three things in common.

News

OPINION | Learning reforms will benefit only the elite

As I looked for plug points to connect my laptop for a PowerPoint presentation earlier this week, some of the teachers ...

Opinion

OPINION | SA’s largest university diminishes its status

Most of the damage to our universities happens in plain sight. Right now South Africa’s largest university is ...

Opinion

OPINION | Homing in on ills that plague our varsities

Something rare happened this week. A small group of university principals, scholars and administrators gathered in a ...

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