RAâ€™EESA PATHER mulls the plight of South Africaâ€™s unemployed.
UYANDA SIYOTULA writes to the Sunday Times about an article that appeared in the paper reporting President Zuma is doling out cash on the campaign trail.
Our government is not an epitome of good health. It has been diagnosed by the media, analysts and political figures as having several political chronic ailments, corruption, unemployment, poor service delivery, the Marikana massacre and Nkandlagate. How can we expect the health system to be fit and strong under such governance, asks UYANDA SIYOTULA.
RUMANA AKOOB reflects on her time spent with elderly South Africans in Durban this week.
UYANDA SIYOTULA says it is the elderly, those who have seen and heard it all and have their stories to tell, who will tell the great South African story.
We may not always hear South Africaâ€™s elderly, but sometimes they speak to us in surprising ways, writes RAâ€™EESA PATHER.
It is often said that the grass is greener on the other side, but that is not the case when you pay a visit in either Kliptown or Bekkersdal, writes UYANDA SIYOTULA.
RUMANA AKOOB narrates the myriad colours of an ANC rally in Durban.
From stoic police justice to the supposedly illegal protestors, what happened to the story of humans, asks RA'EESA PATHER
AMANDA XULU writes from Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape where she says students seem apathetic about this yearâ€™s election.
RAâ€™EESA PATHER read the Institute of Security Studies â€œFuturesCape Policy Briefâ€. Itâ€™s left her with more questions than answers.
RUMANA AKOOB has learned some valuable lessons in her efforts to discover the "state of the nation".
RAâ€™EESA PATHER reflects on the conversations sheâ€™s had with Capetonians during the last weekend of voter registration.
Our Durban reporter, RUMANA AKOOB has some advice for the IEC.