Any hope of Jozef Zinnbauer’s Orlando Pirates winning silverware this season rests on the form of the misfiring Thembinkosi Lorch.
Ahead of National Women’s Day in South Africa on Sunday 9 August, we asked university students for their perspectives on feminism.
We need to trust the justice system as a branch of government, but this leads to the burning question of who keeps an eye on the judiciary?
It is no small thing for the people of Lebanon to describe a situation as a crisis. South Africans would do well to take note.
Continued load shedding, on top of a pandemic and countrywide lockdown, is a situation South Africans can ill-afford.
Pat Atherton is a warrior fighting a war which claims casualties every day. Many survive – and Pat plans to be one of them. He shares in his own words below on how, like a bolt from the blue, he was diagnosed with cancer in August 2019 and the brave fight for his life he’s been waging ever since.
Our ongoing research into the SA anti-apartheid movement provides four key lessons we can draw on today in the fight against racism, writes University of London lecturer.
Urban planner Jens Horber suggests that the issue of forced evictions and Cape Town’s housing crisis ids the result of a multitude of problems.
This bizarre theory about 5G seemingly spewed up from nowhere has since been peddled by online conspiracy theorists and even celebrities on social media.
The controversial BEE debate is back, and the misconceptions bigger than ever.
The veteran politician who helped build the official opposition party is now tearing it apart.
Some say the Electoral Act ruling is a game-changer, while others question its potential impact.
Tigers, chimps and wolves are among animals in DEFF-sanctioned wildlife trading which could provide a front for the illegal trade and might be the cause of future zoonotic outbreaks, finds The Breaking Point report.
Natale Labia gives his view on what an Italian conference on life after COVID-19 can teach South Africa and its politicians.
Level 3 lockdown has given South Africa a taste of freedom. While many await the move to Level 2, President Cyril Ramaphosa reminded the country in his statement that some areas may return to higher alert levels if necessary.
To see what SA might learn from the Italian context, The South African chatted to private equity firm partner Natale Labia, a South African expat who moved to Milan just before the COVID-19 outbreak.
Our society need to rethink ways in which to include disabled people through theatre and performance.
The thing with keeping wildlife in cages is that it almost always turns around to bite you in the behind.
The ban on alcohol and tobacco sales has dominated the South African media landscape since the beginning of the lockdown on 27 March. But what about the more pressing social issues?
The underlying truth seems to be that love in itself opposes our natural narcissism and that is the basis for something pure having so many contradictions.
Schools in South Africa have been under lockdown for almost two months. Reopening them, at the best of times, is a nightmarish experience.
The Minister of Finance made an “I have a dream” speech when he was briefing the media on government’s economic response to the lockdown.
TV channel Moja Love has constantly come under fire for its controversial choice of content which does not show the best side of South Africans – viewers included.
The world has experienced a range of crises including the HIV/Aids epidemic, the ebola disease and now the coronavirus, amongst others. South Africa has drawn important lessons from these in order to address its own challenges.
Children are suffering increasingly from preventable infectious diseases, including TB and measles, due to missed vaccinations.