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Charity kills the spirit

17 August 2014 15:00

Charity is a step back in alleviating poverty. At the recent economic summit held in the US, President Barack Obama stressed the need to increase funding to Africa.

Lobola is outdated

10 August 2014 15:00

I totally understand why men used to pay for women in the past. Historically, the majority of women had no financial power and men had to support them.

Nkandla: Taking the fall

27 July 2014 15:00

Readers react cynically to the news that Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi is cracking the whip over Nkandla spending

Feed our kids with dignity

13 July 2014 15:00

I have been a black consciousness political activist for more than 20 years. Had it not been for your antiblack and racist advert, our paths would have probably never crossed.

Death shames us all

13 July 2014 15:00

Seeing the brutalised face of Mohamed Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian boy kidnapped and murdered by Jewish extremists, gave me a painful emotional shock.

Lost in translation

6 July 2014 15:00

I do not want to go into the merits of the review and say who said what and did not say what, but I wish writer Charles Cilliers could have handled it in a more sensitive manner.

Whitewashing the blame

29 June 2014 15:00

It is outrageous of Mondli Makhanya to accuse whites of carrying on with lives as normal and not feeling the need to assist in redress.

God is not the law

15 June 2014 15:00

Mondli Makhanya’s column (“A meeting of church and state”, City Press, June 8 2014) makes a weak case in defending Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng.

Angie Motshekga: We’re not the worst. Here’s why

10 June 2014 12:00

Once again, the Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) has caused a stir. Regarding the educational quality indicators, it is important to bear in mind that the WEF does not use a standardised testing system in producing its report.

Follow Pallo Jordan’s example

The ANC stalwart, Pallo Jordan, did the right thing. Upon being found to have pimped his qualifications by the Sunday Times, he resigned as an MP.

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Remembering the sheroes who fought back

After the British colonised the Asante in Ghana in 1896, the colonialists’ representative, Arnold Hodgson, visited an area known as Kumasi and demanded to sit on the Golden Stool, which, to the Asante, symbolised the soul of the people.

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This is an act of rebels masked as parliamentarians who are committed to hijack our democracy, Parliament and legislatures.
ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa on the behaviour of EFF MPs in Parliament