OPINION: I hope SA teachers will pick up karate skills on top of Mandarin

The who's who had gathered in Nkandla to celebrate with Number One as he tied the knot for the sixth time in 2012.  

Traditional courts a ticking time bomb

SOUTH Africa's rights organisations had hoped that they had won their protracted battle to stop the country's controversial Traditional Courts Bill from becoming law last year. But their hopes may be dashed.  

Pleasures of masturbation

Knowing solo joy helps intimacy.  

Mayweather bout reminds me of my own punch-up at school

The last school period on Friday was always reserved for Physical Training (PT). Then we would don our "Big John Tate shorts" bought from Pep Stores for a soccer match or track and field.  

Books opened my eyes and increased my vodkabulary

"IT was long past midnight and a cold drizzle was falling from a black spongy sky as Corridon walked along Old Compton Street, his hands thrust into the big pockets of his trench coat, his wide-brimmed slouch hat pulled down over his eyes. In this small section of Soho the streets were deserted; the usual loafers driven indoors by the rain that had been falling since early dusk."  

New DA leader may lack appeal

Age-old race prejudices could haunt new leader of the Opposition.  

The myth of men and sex thoughts

Each time you turn on the television after 10pm, eavesdrop on a group of men at your local pub, or drive past a billboard, you're likely to encounter some stereotypes about masculinity and men's sexuality.  

Eishkom not keen to see us being warm during winter

My first encounter with electricity was when I visited my cousin at a mining village, also known as a skomplaas.  

How SA could get rid of World Cup bribery stink

We were sold a dud. All this time we believed Madiba magic when we allegedly paid payola for the privilege.  

Teachers and farmworkers are a priority

For a while I flirted with the idea of joining the teaching profession when I finished matric.  

Our smartphones are teeming with carnal deluxe

I've always loved the movies. All kinds of movies. Good and bad movies. I grew up on a staple of Rambo (Sylvester Stallone), Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jean Claude Van Damme and Jackie Chan.  

COMMENT: Mothers fill our hearts with joy

We wish all our female readers a fabulous Mother's Day!  

COMMENT: Violent protests are no solution to grievances

IT is worrying to see images of violence on TV and in newspapers every time some groups of people are not happy about something.  

COMMENT: Please, ignore this ignoramus

AS A member of society I always wonder why the media are busy feeding us the news about this character, Mcebo Dlamini, the former president of the students representative council at Wits University at the centre of a controversy of something that is of no use.  

COMMENT: SA middle class is screwed

FINANCE Minister Nhlanhla Nene tried his best, but aside from the usual rise in sin taxes the increase in income tax means the middle class is monumentally screwed.  

COMMENT: CAF a showcase of skill

ANOTHER South African club has been accused of not taking a Confederation of African Football (CAF) inter-club competition seriously.  

I wouldn't mind tutoring a course on Boity

WHAT a relief! We are in the third month of the year and yet another prominent figure has been exposed for lying about academic qualifications.  

Sweet tooth and the brain

Most of us are addicted to sugar, so what happens to you when you give it up, asks Jordan Gaines Lewis  

Remembering Nelson Mandela walking out of jail

Today marks the 25-year anniversary of Mandela's release from prison.  

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