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South Africa, a country at crossroads needs new leadership fit for...

The tenure of Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa and the ANC has exposed and laid bare the hidden dominant culture and values...

Charmza: Eskom  

Charmza: Eskom   We have noted the disappearance of loadshedding for the past two weeks, a commendable step in the right direction.   After a year of huffing...

Moegoe: Desiree Ellis 

Moegoe: Desiree Ellis  Under the leadership of coach Desiree Ellis, Banyana Banyana failed to qualify for the Olympic Games. Not once, but twice. Also, not...

Bridging sub-Saharan Africa’s digital divide will change the future

Last month, we commemorated national Human Rights Day in South Africa. It gives pause to reflect on the long, hard fought struggle for freedom...

Fleurs must not become just another statistic

Luke Fleurs is dead, and what are we to make of his death; wring our hands; move on, another statistic, and do nothing about...

Charmza: Mamelodi Sundowns

Charmza: Mamelodi Sundowns Mamelodi Sundowns continue to fly the SA flag high and have now advanced to the semifinals of the Caf Champions League after...

Moegoe: Luke Fleurs’ killers

Moegoe: Luke Fleurs’ killers The nation is outraged, decrying the violence and murderous streak that is gripping our so-called freedom. What kind of freedom is this...

Charmza: Electoral Court

The ruling of the Electoral Court this week to dismiss the ANC’s attempt to get the MK Party deregistered should be commended. Reckless individuals...

Moegoe: Pemmy Majodina

What has become of the oldest liberation movement in Africa – the ANC – if a chief whip it deployed can wish her for...

Zuma little more than an ungrateful Tintswalo

The Tintswalo metaphor widely used by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address is a double-edged sword, and cuts both ways. I...

We are the people who can’t even make our own underwear

We are the people who can’t even make our own underwear There is tragedy in the African and “coloured” communities where if you were to...

Charmza: Ria Ledwaba

Charmza: Ria Ledwaba An old seSotho adage tells us that “mosadi o tshwara thipa ka bohaleng”. Former Safa vice-president Ria Ledwaba is a living testimony of...

Moegoe: Sboniso Duma

Moegoe: Sboniso Duma AmaZulu traditional prime minister Thulasizwe Buthelezi, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) ANC provincial chairperson Sboniso Duma and the governing party’s KZN provincial secretary Bheki Mtolo...

Palestinians given food, then bombed at night

Palestinians given food, then bombed at night The United States gives the Israelis tons of weapons, billions of dollars in aid and block every attempt...

Of demagoguery and white agendas

What does it mean to imagine a new society, its resurrection, re-creation and nurturing, especially as it relates to a black society such as...

Charmza: President Cyril Ramaphosa

Charmza: President Cyril Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa this week wasted no time demonstrating that patriotism should start right at the top. He correctly slammed the Desperate...

Moegoe: Democra-tic Alliance

Moegoe: Democra-tic Alliance The desperation of the Democra-tic Alliance is getting out of control. This party, whose obvious mandate is to preserve the interests of white...

Our opposition parties must help build, not destroy

Our opposition parties must help build, not destroy To be a political party in opposition benches should not mean to conspire against one’s country flag,...

NSFAS Tintswalos, treasured pearls of a working government 

Ishmael Mnisi  President Cyril Ramaphosa’s expressive analogy on Tintswalo as a measure of government’s success and transformation progress in a democratic state is an experienced...

Charmza of the week

Charmza of the week The commitment to get Israel on the straight and narrow is aggressively and single-handedly being pushed by the South African government...

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