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The Politics Of ‘Expropriation Of Land Without Compensation’ In South Africa

In a speech presented at the Urbanization: Impact of land availability - focus on land occupation Indaba organised by MEC for human...

There is no freedom of speech on Facebook, activists say

Facebook has been making headlines globally for temporarily banning users who comment variations of “Men Are Trash” on the site. This is in line...

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng’s Harsh Words For Elected Officials

“May the oath or the affirmation judge most brutally any of us who is here for a show or any of us who will...

Another Heritage Day, another racial incident we’re expected to ‘laugh off’

Considering how the complexity of South African heritage has been reduced to a national “Braai Day”, Shabashni Moodley argues that we shouldn’t be surprised...

Stop Telling Black People How To React To Racism

On Tuesday, Supersport released a report on the now-infamous Ashwin Willemse walkout and racism accusations at the television studios. In May, Willemse walked off...

Fascism And The EFF: Or How To Gaslight The Media

Let me be the second to congratulate Gareth van Onselen, after he congratulated himself first in the Huffington Post this week. After...

Cyril Ramaphosa Should Listen To Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe

As Ramaphosa navigates the racial, social, and economic traps that South Africa finds itself in after the disaster of the Zuma years,...

In Defence Of Safe Spaces

Safe spaces are often mocked and misunderstood. Those who are excluded from certain safe spaces feel discriminated against or feel that it is a...

It’s 2018 And Football Is Still A Chauvinist’s Safe Space

There is a pervasive notion that football belongs to men. The sport has historically been dominated by male players, male commentators and male supporters....

Jacob Zuma, The President Who “Did Nothing Wrong”

We thought this day would never come - Jacob Zuma has finally taken the L and resigned as the president of South Africa. Zuma...

Hey Renaldo, a selfie is a selfie, not an invitation

On Wednesday, the DA’s proportional representation councillor for Nelson Mandela Bay Renaldo Gouws posted a Facebook status calling out women who post “sexually suggestive...

On “Victimhood”: The Realities And Fictions

On 16th November 2018, an opinion piece by Mariné Bothma was published on Netwerk24. In this piece, Bothma attributes the emphasis on transformation and...

Zackie Achmat Doesn’t Get Reverse Onus

On The Eusebius McKaiser Show on Wednesday, we finally got to hear the voice behind the man accused of protecting accused sexual predator and...

Caught in the Spider’s Web: Radical Economic Transformation and Authoritarian Populism

The emergence of the campaign and associated political rhetoric under the banner of “Radical Economic Transformation” (RET) devolved from the Zuma administration. Over the...

What I Learned About Freedom At The Oslo Freedom Forum In...

The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a platform for struggles that have been opaqued and ignored, a gathering for disruption in the...

Outspoken Makhosi Khoza quits the ANC and Twitter brought the fire

Former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza, who has been a fearless critic of corruption in government today quit the party. Twitter could not deal. The...

Dr Makhosi Khoza is done with the ANC’s top women

Dr Makhosi Khoza had nothing good to say about the women at the top of the ANC when she spoke to Radio 702 host...

Trevor Noah says black anger will get you nowhere

South Africa's prettiest export Trevor Noah does have some curious politics. In a wide-ranging interview on race, discrimination and gender with Lupita Nyong’o, the...

The Gender Pay Gap Is Just Not Going Away

The Ballito Pro, presented by Billabong, is a professional surfing competition which is currently taking place in KwaZulu Natal form June 25 till July...

Mngxitama on Holocaust tweets: I’m just paraphrasing Helen Zille

Andile Mngxitama, president of the political organisation Black First Land First (BLF), said he’s achieved the objective of his controversial tweet about the Holocaust....
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