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When 67 minutes just isn’t enough

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South Africans celebrated Mandela Day on 18 July, giving back 67 minutes in service of others. Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya assesses the vast sums raised for political and cultural activities. He suggests they be repurposed to serve society’s most vulnerable. More »

Drama in Soweto

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Alyssa Kardos felt a calling to make a meaningful contribution to society. Her mission brought her to our shores, where she did just that. More »

Does a bible belong in Parliament?

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Immediately after leading him in the taking of the oath of office, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng gave the newly inaugurated President, Cyril Ramaphosa, the bible he had sworn on; and thus started a new Justice Mogoeng controversy. In a secular state such as So... More »

The enigma that is Rwanda

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As the world celebrates what Rwanda has been able to achieve in the last 25 years and how many Africans seem ready to embrace the Kagame way, the inevitable and uncomfortable question is whether democracy is overrated, asks Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya. More »

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