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Brazil breaks down, Internet goes bust

With 35.6 million tweets, #BRA vs. #GER was the most-discussed sports game on Twitter ever. AAISHA DADI PATEL rounded up some of the best...

Twitter kisses Ramphele goodbye

"Enough is enough", said Mampela Ramphele. And then, on Tuesday, she quit. AAISHA DADI PATEL rounds up reaction to the news that political party...

When #FeedaChild becomes Feed A Dog

A controversial marketing ploy by charity organisation Feed a Child has backfired, leaving South Africans outraged and calling for at an advert that depicts...

Reenactment of Reeva Steenkamp’s killing renews interest in #OscarTrial

Oscar Pistorius trial watchers woke upon Monday morning to news that a video re-enactment of the night Reeva Steenkamp was killed was available online....

Does SA give van Damme about Phumzile’s citizenship?

The Sunday Times this week reported that Democratic Alliance MP Phumzile Van Damme is lying about being a South African citizen. The story sparked debate among...

This land is our land … No really, it is.

Farmers to give 50% of their land to their workers? That's the gist of Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti's recently published...

Is Luis Suárez the vampire among us?

Last night Uruguay soccer star Luis Suárez bit an opponent during a #FIFA2014 game against Italy. It is the third time he has bitten...

#FreeAJStaff: Egypt, what have you done?

On Monday, the Egyptian government sentenced Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed to seven and ten years' imprisonment. The verdict...

Blame it on Affirmative Action

The South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) created a stir at the weekend when it claimed that affirmative action is killing babies and...

Just another shack demolition

On Monday afternoon, a shack demolition ordered by the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) in Lwandle outside Cape Town came into the spotlight...

The “Vote No” campaign, for and against

Ronnie Kasrils and Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge have launched their “Vote No” campaign to staunch criticism. Political analysts, journalists and naysayers have slated the movement, claiming...

To vote or not to vote? LIVE magazine debate

Our managing editor KHADIJA PATEL participated in a debate on youth participation in this year's general election.
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