Opinion

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New student funding crisis looms

Postgraduates are being left out of pocket and this will damage the economy

By Nicola Illing and Alastair Sloan - 5 November 2018
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What HHP has taught us about mental health in the black community

Depression has for a long time been referred to as a “white disease” even though close to one in six South Africans suffer from depression or anxiety

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 5 November 2018
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When the president appointed a panel without women

The legal profession is far from transformed

By Thabang Pooe - 2 November 2018
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Is Zimbabwe’s killings inquiry credible?

Critics fear Mnangagwa’s aim is to pin blame on opposition leaders

By Ray Mwareya - 9 October 2018

“Timetables have become decorations on the Metrorail boards”

An open letter to PRASA and the Department of Transport

By Phumulani Ndlovu - 5 October 2018
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Sibusiso Mavuka has spent ten years in prison, and appeared in court 91 times. He has never been convicted of any crime.

Mandela’s 100th birthday is a time for us to reflect on our criminal justice system

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Palesa Madi - 18 September 2018
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The protection of women’s rights begins with childhood

Men who are abused as boys are more likely to be violent as adults

By Jean Elphick, Letsie Makhoaphe and Catherine Sofianos - 12 September 2018
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Affordable Housing: City of Cape Town and developers at crossroads

An inclusionary housing policy can stimulate density and new development

By Jonty Cogger and Jared Rossouw - 11 September 2018
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Expropriation from the poor

Reblocking of informal settlements can be development in reverse, argues Jared Sacks

By Jared Sacks - 6 September 2018
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Human rights: We should not only target the state, says Constitutional Court judge

Companies and individuals also have duties

By Justice Mbuyiseli Madlanga - 5 September 2018
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Cost order against NGO weakens democracy

The South African History Archive should be able to access documents exposing crimes under apartheid

By Sharon Ekambaram and Mluleki Marongo - 3 July 2018
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Schools ignore the law when enforcing payment of school fees

More accountability is needed

By Sipho Mzakwe - 19 June 2018
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Using municipal land for bowling greens during a housing crisis is unjust

Fish Hoek has enough space to build affordable housing

By Julian Sendin - 14 June 2018
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The right to protest is being violated in small mining towns

Municipalities, mine management and police collude to prevent protests

By Bongani Xezwi and Nosipho Ntshangase - 7 June 2018
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Wild Coast Road: communities have been consulted

We are compensating households affected by the road, says SANRAL

By Vusi Mona - 23 May 2018
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Cape Town needs to invest in places like Malawi Camp

Airport settlement is test of municipality’s commitment to investing in poor communities

By Matthew Hirsch - 2 May 2018