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When a criticism becomes an attack

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The line between criticising the politician and attacking the personality is becoming increasingly blurred at all levels of society. Considering the politics of Bathabile Dlamini, Lawrence Ndlovu asks himself some tough questions on whether he crossed that lin... More »

Why I roll my eyes at 16 Days of Activism

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16 Days of Activism is insufficient and deeply problematic. It fails to change attitudes, to change practices and to address root causes of this societal scourge. Danielle Hoffmeester writes why she believes the campaign is nothing more than a poor political c... More »

Hoodwinking the black middle class

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The black middle class is hoodwinked by the government, discriminated against by the private sector, which is predominantly white, and generally oppressed by system that expects it to be the donkey of our national economic development. More »

The shared roads we travel

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Runners from all walks of life get together every weekend to run and when they do, they become better humans. Peter John Moses considers how much better the country would be if we all ran a little. More »

How our society is grooming gangsters

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In a society that lacks opportunity for the majority of South African youth, does the idealisation of the flashy gangster and prosperous thug life inspire young boys and men to adopt the attitudes and actions that will too, in their mind, help them overcome ad... More »

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