Passport in Pretoria

There’s No Place Like Home Affairs – Passport Nightmare Leads to...

The last month has been a very interesting trial in patience and acceptance, as well as a tremendous learning curve on what South Africa...
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What Must Fall: Fees or the South African State?

The polarising effects of #FeesMustFall are now pervasive in the academy, and probably beyond. Academics turn on each other, as do their schools and...

Nitanja Steyn: The Yearning of a South African Heart

South African expat Nitanja Steyn has lived in the Netherlands, the US and Germany since leaving SA in 2014. But no matter where she...
Isobel Bowdery

South African Woman’s Account of Friday Night in Paris at Siege...

One South African woman's recollections of Friday night's tragedy in Paris is being shared around the world. Over 2 million people have 'liked' Isobel...
Max du Preez

Be on Your Guard, Dezinformatsiya is Coming

The erstwhile Russian KGB called it dezinformatsiya and spent a large amount of energy and resources on it: the distribution of false information, malicious...

OPINION: “The ANC Government’s Strategy to Starve Millions”

In 1980 there were 127 000 commercial farmers serving a population of 25 million people. As a result South Africa used to feed nine...

Why We Are Staying – For The Kids

There’s a weird thing happening in South Africa. Well, to be fair, there’s a lot of weird sh@# going down. But I’d like to...

The Lingering, Unspoken Pain of White Youth who Fought for Apartheid

The legacies of apartheid in South Africa can only be understood by making sense of the complexities of the past. This includes recognising what...

Cees Bruggemans: The Zuma Effect Runs Deep

From early April I understand short-term commercial bank deposits to have shot up, indicative of a pullback by average SA businesses in their economic...
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Black and White…Students’ Response to Stellenbosch Unrest

In the wake of the Luister video posted last week highlighting alleged inequalities of language and race at Stellenbosch University, and the subsequent clash...

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