Politics

Young people on Mandela And His Pan-Africanist Legacy

During the memorial service for Nelson Mandela, the first democratically elected president of South Africa, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma hailed Madiba as someone that...

#NdloziAtUCT: eloquent on Fanon, basic on feminism

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) spokesperson aka The People’s Bae, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi gave a public lecture on post-colonial African liberation movements at the University of...

Why South African Indians should identify as black

INDIRA GOVENDER reflects on whether you need to display "struggle credentials" before you can speak on racism and injustice in South Africa. Mishka Wazar's column about whether...

Student Leaders On How Robert Sobukwe Influenced Fees Must Fall

The 27th of February marks 40 years since the death of Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) founder Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe. He was originally...

#AlexTotalShutdown: “The Strike Is Killing Us As Grade 12 Learners”

AS TOLD TO The doors of Jaconia Moloutsi’s (19) school have been shut for the second week now....

Blade Nzimande At Higher Education: It’s Back To “Square One” For...

NEWS ANALYSIS During the period when Fees Must Fall gripped the South African campuses, then-higher education minister Blade...

Ramaphosa’s Cabinet: Will Young People Be Called To Serve?

NEWS ANALYSIS The announcement of the first cabinet of the 5th administration of a democratic South Africa is...

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...

Zimbabweans in SA react: “I think everyone knows that it is...

The ongoing situation in Zimbabwe seems to have left many Zimbabweans in South Africa and in Zimbabwe unsure about the future of the country....

If HIV denialists have not been pardoned, why should the DA...

Aids has taught South Africans why denialism can't be tolerated – whether it comes from Thabo Mbeki or Helen Zille. In the same week that...

EFF leadership, please bring your patriarchs to order

Some of the responses to the *womxn of the Wits Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) calling out a male member for rape show...

South African politicians just don’t get us anymore

There exists within the current South African political climate, indicators that it is time for greater youth representation. TAD KHOSA reviews the current crop...

The IFP Wants KZN Back

“IFP is the only other political party that has governed the province for over 10 years since 1994 to 2004, we also...

Haji Mohamed Dawjee Writes What She Likes In Sorry Not Sorry

The title of Black Consciousness leader Steve Biko's compilation of writings called I Write What I Like has become a slogan of sorts. It...

What Zayn Malik Meant To Us As Brown Directioners

It was March 25, 2015 when Zayn Malik left boy band One Direction. He broke Directioners hearts all over the world, but his brown...

DUT: EFFSC-Led SRC Shows Unity As Protests Continue

NEWS ANALYSIS The Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) is holding firm at the Durban University of Technology (DUT),...

Patricia De Lille: My Transformation Plan Is When “Things Started Going...

On Tuesday morning, the Democratic Alliance (DA) announced that it would be rescinding the party membership of the City of Cape Town now former...

President Shocked Is Too Rich To Lead

President Cyril Ramaphosa may not realise this, but his now-infamous quotes about being ‘shocked’ and ‘appalled’ by various details he encounters while...

Why Kashmir Is Still Under Lockdown

EXPLAINER The siege of Kashmir continues. About a week ago, the Indian government deployed over 30 000 more troops...

It’s time to take a stand against your own, Mmusi

Nothing good came out of colonialism. It was thoroughly evil. Nothing good came out of apartheid. It was thoroughly wicked. Anyone who tries to...
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