THERE'S been misleading information regarding the land reform programme. When going to the polls, South Africans need to vote with more information on land reform. When we talk and write about land reform, we should be aware of where we come from as a country.
AS the country reels from a spate of police attacks on unarmed protesters and the more general crackdown on the right to protest, the Right2Know Campaign commits itself to defending the right to protest against an increasingly unaccountable and brutal state.
SEND in the clowns, the election circus is in town.
MY nerves have been sending me a message to take illegal drugs for two months now, and I am tired of resisting.
Solidarity through music and poetry, writes Natalia Molebatsi
"THE measure of a country's greatness should be based on how well it cares for its most vulnerable populations."
THERE is something admirable about the Chinese. Something, dare I say, inspirational and moving.
AT the height of the 2009 election campaign, it was anticipated that the ANC would shed votes.
WHAT has become of the glorious SACP? The Reds have gone soft.
BEING a Clever Black is an unenviable proposition. The whites say you are an arrogant bugger with a sense of self-entitlement. The president suggests you are licking white people's asses, right down to the point of trying to do what they do: walking a dog, eating sushi (and other white people's food - whatever that is), and being downright cheeky by asking questions and complaining.
THE international spotlight is on South Africa this week as evidence is gradually being producedthat we have been complicit, though unwittingly, in the terror murder of about 70people and the maiming of nearly 200 in Kenya.
IT was one of those memorably surrealistic moments in the long and tortured history of this country. While 70000 men armed with assegais, machetes, knobkerries and cowhide shields looked on, a tall gangly man spoke and gesticulated with his hands in front of a huge black mock coffin with the words "Barayi & Naidoo: Cosatu is dead" emblazoned on it.
THE world is dominated by fast-changing technological innovations that have made it much easier to communicate.
Playing the race card is the only political tool the ANC has left, writes Mmusi Maimane
THE economic hub of Africa, the great city of Joburg, was plunged into darkness for a few days last week.
THE views expressed in Panyaza Lesufi's article "Time for ANC to get Malema back in", published in a Joburg daily newspaper recently, will, if not challenged and corrected, distort the fundamental principles on which the ANC is built.
A NASTY confrontation is looming between public protector Thuli Madonsela and North West premier Thandi Modise over missing mining royalties in the platinum belt.
A Nigerian friend of mine used to brag to me: "Jesus truly exists. And you know what the evidence of his existence and power is? Nigeria.
THIS is not "a story of hope". This is about Riah Phiyega.
Motsoaledi's crusade against alcohol advertising is incompatible with his intellect and exposure to international trends, writes Fred Khumalo