May 19

  • South Africa: Praxis and Social Mobilisation [opinion]

    There is an extraordinary degree of popular protest in South Africa. It is diverse, dynamic and unstable and it includes elements that are emancipatory, contradictory and... Read more »



May 18



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May 08

  • South Africa: Fortress South Africa [opinion]

    South Africa is emerging from the most severe spate of xenophobic attacks since 2008, although the attacks have never really stopped. What lessons need to be learned from the... Read more »



May 05



May 04

  • South Africa: An Employment Contract That Violates Human Rights [opinion]

    May Day 2015 has just been observed and celebrated by the global community, but around the world, including here in South Africa, hundreds of thousands of workers are toiling under... Read more »



April 22



April 21



April 20

  • South Africa: Reason After Liberalism [analysis]

    In recent days and weeks the liberal consensus on which the post-apartheid order was founded has been burnt away like morning mist giving way to the heat of the rising sun. From... Read more »



April 16



April 15



April 13

  • South Africa: The Political Significance of Protests [analysis]

    In the broader scheme of things, how significant are the recent wave of protests that have engulfed South Africa over the past decade? Are they another means of pressurising the... Read more »



April 14



April 08

  • South Africa: How Can We Eat Well Affordably? [opinion]

    The U.S. is putting pressure on South Africa to agree to favourable terms for its poultry producers before it is willing to include South Africa in a new round of the Africa Growth... Read more »



April 07



April 01

  • South Africa: More Lip Service On Land Reform [analysis]

    Does the ANC intend to expropriate any land any time soon? President Jacob Zuma doesn't appear to care for the landless at all. He doesn't seem to believe that landlessness is even... Read more »



March 30



March 23

  • South Africa: Rhodes Must Fall [analysis]

    If you're up early in Dakar and decide to take a walk along the shorefront before the day gets going you may see fishermen setting out on a raft cobbled together from the detritus... Read more »

  • South Africa: Confronting Colonial Discourse [analysis]

    It has taken the University of Cape Town (UCT) 15 years to seriously consider the views of its black students concerning the statue of Cecil John Rhodes. Read more »



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