Dark cloud over SA – and world

Opinion

What a thoroughly depressing week. For those of you who are old enough to remember a time when being able to say ...

True words from ‘political idiot’

Opinion

Whenever I feel like depressing myself with a bit of mindless twaddle I google the name Mzwanele Manyi.

State of world too sad for words

Opinion

The year 2019 began pretty much as it will end.

Good luck to the new NPA boss

Opinion

There are two South Africans who are going to need backbones of steel in 2019. They are President Cyril Ramaphosa and ...

Year of the political hypocrite

Opinion

The year 2018 has been the year of the political hypocrite.

Europe the hopeless continent?

Opinion

Has Europe become our age’s “Hopeless continent”?

US not epitomised by Trump

Opinion

Since his rise to power in 2016, President Trump has turned the US into a joke on the global stage.

A very dangerous world indeed

Opinion

On September 13 1988, four anti-apartheid activists held in detention under the apartheid government’s brutal emergency ...

Far-right resurgence is chilling

Opinion

Twenty-five years ago right wingers and racists across the globe were a fringe. When two of their own, the detestable ...

Going to hell in a handbasket

Opinion

The overwhelming consequence of populism, a phenomenon that now dominates our political lives, is that it distracts us ...

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