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10 Books To Read For Non-Fiction November

During the month of November, National Non-Fiction November month is celebrated in the United Kingdom. It’s an annual celebration of all things...

Why Whistleblower Edward Snowden Revealed Secret U.S. Information

“Uh, my name is Ed Snowden. I’m, ah, twenty-nine years old.” Hello, world.” With those words, Edward Snowden revealed himself to...

Helen Zille To Make The DA Great Again

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has taken a significant knock in support for the past year. And it’s all Mmusi Aloysias Maimane’s fault....

Capitalism Realised, Not Idealised

COMMENT In an article written for Rapport titled “Our Problem? Too little rather than too much capitalism” Professor Johan...

Free Speech, A Pillar Of Decolonisation

COMMENT In 1988 something bizarre happened in the literary world. The novel, a genre in it’s recline into irrelevance,...

The Fight Against Gun Violence In Atlantis, My Community

COMMENT When I think of the word “home” I think of safety, but I come from Atlantis, on the...

NSFAS Backs Cash For Books, In Spite Of Concerns

In January 2019, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) introduced a cash system for allowances. Along with the payment of tuition,...

Before Parliament, Ramaphosa Shows He Doesn’t Get It On GBV

OPINION “Women should not have to protect themselves from men. They should feel safe and secure with us...

ASEAN Should Show True Leadership On Rohingya This General Assembly

COMMENT Two years on, Asia is no closer to ending its worst refugee crisis in decades. Over 900,000 Rohingya are in Bangladesh alone, including 759,000...

Why Israel Is Having Another Elections This Year, And What’s At...

The Apartheid Israeli state is going to the polls in snap legislative elections on September 17. These are to vote for the...

South Africa: Our Morally Unconscionable State the Needs Systemic Political Reform

COMMENT South Africa, unlike most countries that fail, has not fallen prey to any nefarious outside interference or simply...

Calls For Gates Foundation To Rescind Modi Award

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recently announced they would be awarding Indian prime minister Narendra Modi with a prestigious award. This...

Robert Mugabe: As Divisive In Death As He Was In Life

Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe, has died. Mugabe was 95, and had been struggling with ill health for some time....

10 Historical Figures Who Were Vegan Before It Was Mainstream

Haters aside, the vegan movement has exploded so much over the past few years it’s almost mainstream. Interest in the plant-based lifestyle...

A Year After The #TUTshooting, Students Have Safety Fears Still

One year after Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) student Katlego Monareng was killed in the midst of Student Representative Council (SRC) elections...

#ApartheidFlag Ruling A Non-Racialism Milestone

ANALYSIS The Equality Court has declared that displaying the apartheid flag without good reason constitutes hate speech. Deputy judge...

SASCO Distances Itself From President Who Allegedly Took Ramaphosa Money

The South African Students Congress (Sasco) has distanced itself from its president Avela Mjajubana, who has been named in the leaked bank...

The Butchers Of Marikana Won

COMMENT What to make of the fact that the people who set the Marikana massacre in motion now sit...

Disconnect Between Business And State Contributed To Marikana Massacre

COMMENT The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police on 16 August 2012, was a tragic and historic event in...

DUT SRC Elections: Red Berets Poised To Win Again

ANALYSIS As student organisations gear up with campaigns for student representative council (SRC) elections at the Durban University of...
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