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What lies ahead for SA if schools have become war zones?

Opinion

In her classic masterpiece, Greatest Love of All, the late Whitney Houston begins with a verse that speaks to the ...

The right to die is about human dignity

Opinion

Last Wednesday, Carol de Swardt died peacefully at Pegasos Clinic in Liestal, Switzerland.

SA’s an angry society — this needs urgent addressing

Opinion

We are an extremely angry society — one that is on the brink of implosion.

Municipality must be held accountable for child’s death

Opinion

For many people, the start of a new year signals new beginnings and an opportunity to realise dreams and aspirations ...

Unbridled stock theft can have devastating consequences

Opinion

The recent crime statistics released by the SA Police Service (SAPS) indicate that there has been a sharp increase in ...

Closing of pools in Nelson Mandela Bay beyond misgovernance

Opinion

Between 2019 and 2023, I worked as a senior researcher at the City of Ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality in Gauteng.

Foreign spaza shop owners scapegoats for government’s failures

Opinion

In October, the department of home affairs, in partnership with the departments of human settlements, co-operative ...

Boks’ victory reminds us we are a great nation, despite our challenges

Opinion

As a geography student at Rhodes University in Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown), I came to appreciate just how deeply ...

Removing social grants will hurl millions into poverty

Opinion

On August 26 2016, in the small mountain village of Agu located in China’s northern province of Gansu, a 28-year-old ...

Nelson Mandela Bay water insecurity crisis is not over

Opinion

Just a year ago, the water levels of the Algoa Water Supply System stood at a critically low 15%, while the combined ...