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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...

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...
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Tshepo M: Race Relations – It’s About You and Me!

In South Africa we didn't have the luxury of easing into the year - for us 2016 exploded into life, sparked by racist social...

‘White Monopoly Capital’: An Excuse to Avoid South Africa’s Real Problems

The call for radical economic transformation has grown louder following President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address. Accompanying these calls is a...
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Max du Preez: South Africa Needs a ‘Zexit’ Strategy for Zuma

Now that the balance of power has irrevocably turned against President Jacob Zuma, we should be less concerned with exactly when he’s going to...

Young South African: “My Journey of Self-Discovery with the Help of...

Here's a unique take on the year 2016 from a young South African - LEGH WILKINSON - hoping to encourage others to make a...

Idi Amin and Donald Trump – Strong Men with Unlikely Parallels

US President Donald Trump’s norm-breaking campaign and early reign has been compared to several other divisive historical figures, especially previous American presidents. But when it...

Yusuf Abramjee’s Open Letter to President Zuma on Crime in South...

Inspiring South African businessman, former crime journalist, speaker, co-founder of Lead SA and recipient of the National Order (amongst many other accolades), Yusuf Abramjee has written...
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Helen Zille Responds to Sheila Madikane’s Open Letter about Sea Point

Dear Ms Madikane, Thank you for putting your story in writing to me, through an open letter published in GroundUp. We have indeed met and spoken...
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Not Another African Tech Article

The great continent of Africa seems to be the flavour of the month. As the world wakes up to its potential, I can’t help...

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