THE month of July places the year at its halfway mark. Those in the habit of adopting new year's resolutions without a care whether these bring a mission to carry out are enjoying six months of forgetting.
WINTER is here - the time when many young men flock to the mountains to experience the rite of passage from boyhood to manhood.
THOSE in the know place the health of the country in the hands of its economy.
I HEAR that some Mzansi peeps have just woken up to the fact that the World Cup is under way and are scrambling to get to Brazil.
The silence of women advocacy groups and human rights lobbyists in the matter involving a Venda chief "giving" SABC boss Hlaudi Motsoeneng a young woman, a cow and a calf is deafening.
We owe the 1976 generation a debt of gratitude, writes
The female breast is a site of both desire and disdain. And the sight of one in public can drive many mad – angry even insane.
An economy mired in the quicksand of racism is a curse to our common humanity, writes our columnist Oupa Ngwenya
AT the Nike store on Oxford Street in London, the mannequins displaying England World Cup replica gear are lined up in formation with their right hands on the England crest.
OUR moegoe this week is Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu, for throwing a childish tantrum when she found her replacement, Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi, already at work in her old office.
DURING the election campaigns, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema was seen by his supporters as the next Thomas Sankara, the Burkinabe military captain, Marxist revolutionary and pan-Africanist theorist.
At the most basic level, ubuntu is about acknowledging someone.
IT was Frantz Fanon who said every generation needs to determine what its mission is and it is up to it to fulfil or betray that mission.
THE political kissing has gone too far. It has to stop, right now, before it deteriorates to groping.
What does it take to make it in the corporate world when you’re young, ambitious and black?
I READ with disgust about a man who strangled his wife because he suspected she cheated on him. Sadly, the woman had a six-week-old baby.
When the president of South Africa Jacob Zuma made comments about the roads in Malawi and bright people, then Fikile Mbalula made comments about Bafana Bafana and Kenyan swimmers, the country was amazed and couldn’t fathom why national figures would make such comments: or where the politicians being funny?
OUR charmza this week is Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi for displaying professionalism and enthusiasm for his new job.
Rape is a popular weapon during conflict.
For years, Jay Z and Beyoncé seemed to exist in a bubble of happily wedded bliss. Alas, all may not be so
Long time fans of Eminem feel the rapper has sold out in recent years. But what's led them to believe this and is it true?
Discrimination reinvents itself. At times bluntly and other times with subliminal convenience.