Opinion

OPINION | Missed opportunity for real transformation

South Africans had hardly recovered from a controversy around claims of beach racism in the posh Clifton suburb of Cape ...

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OPINION | Annual matric results - a sleight of hand

Watching the annual release of the matric results by the minister of basic education is like watching a magic show as a ...

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OPINION | Colleges of education are teachers’ best bet

Plastered all over my Facebook pages is the one demand that South Africans seem to agree on -- bring back the colleges ...

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OPINION | Give a gift that would make a real difference

Christmas has many meanings but at its core is the idea of the gift. Growing up in a working class community that gift ...

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OPINION | Government sheds credibility with every vital service that collapses

From Eskom to education, public confidence in government is shattered - but what is worse is the absence of leadership

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OPINION | School awards and other rewarding options

It’s that time of the year again. Awards season. I have about half-a-dozen awards evenings to speak at this year and ...

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OPINION | South Africa needs ‘big picture’ leaders

Every business school textbook tells you that it is one of the most important traits of a good leader – the ability to ...

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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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