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University of Johannesburg students summarise their goal in a hashtag. The question is, what happens next?

Student protesters must move beyond hashtags to real change

Friday 27 November 2015 08:24

Protest movements are manifestos of a sort.

Student protesters must move beyond hashtags to real change

Friday 27 November 2015 08:24

Protest movements are manifestos of a sort.


Putin's "realpolitik" aims to make Russia indispensable

Wednesday 25 November 2015 17:07

By intervening in Syria, President Vladimir Putin has broken Russia's relative isolation and is making it the "indispensable nation" in conflicts in Syria, writes Paul Taylor.


Obesity: why South Africans need to can soft drinks

Tuesday 24 November 2015 08:08

If South Africans don’t drastically reduce the number of cool drinks, juices and sugar-sweetened beverages they drink every day, there will be more than nine million obese adults in 2017.


Cosatu urged to do some introspection

Monday 23 November 2015 10:45

Political analyst, Professor Somadoda Fikeni says Cosatu needs to examine their approach in terms of the role and ways of influencing policies within the Tripartite Alliance.


How the new peace and violence development goals can be met

Monday 23 November 2015 08:19

For the first time, issues of violence and peace are part of a global development framework.


Catholic Church adds its voice to CRL commission

Saturday 21 November 2015 20:10

More concern has been raised over the manner in which the CRL commission is conducting hearings into the so-called commercialisation of religion.


Criminal justice response needed to deal with terrorism: ISS

Thursday 19 November 2015 16:20

A criminal justice response based on the application of the law is needed to address the problem of terrorism. This is according to the Institute of Security Studies’ Martin Ewi.


Not all Muslims can be blamed for terror attacks: Analyst  

Wednesday 18 November 2015 11:02

South African Muslim liberation theologian, Professor Farid Esack, says in an effort to curb terror attacks Western powers must stop supporting and funding terror outfits.


The three culprits behind South Africa’s weird weather patterns

Wednesday 18 November 2015 09:51

As maximum temperatures soared to 39℃ in South Africa, during the second week of November, residents were asking: why is it so unbearably hot this year?


Business must play a key role in addressing challenges in SA: Friedman

Tuesday 17 November 2015 10:35

Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy, Professor Steven Friedman, says businesses have a role to play in addressing challenges in South Africa.  


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