• Ramaphosa’s SONA address struck all the right chords, writes Molebatsi Masedi

    Barely two months after the ANC 54th national conference, and over a year before the end of his term of office President Jacob Zuma surrendered to the decision of the party’s national executive committee (NEC) to recall him from the top office in the country. He resigned, though the night before the motion of no confidence against him. The interregnum has ended, at last I must […]
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  • No more black professionals for sale, writes author Jabulile Buthelezi

    Many of us often come across this saying, “lift as you rise”. Former Nedbank Chairperson Dr Reuel Khoza boldly outlines this notion in his book Attuned Leadership. He cites that “the notion seems distinctively African for it avows that an individual’s success belongs to others too and something must be given back. No special favours are intended and no one should benefit unfaily. He continues […]
    • by African Times
    • 11 Months ago
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  • The movie Inxeba divides South Africa

    Some call for ban of movie exposing Xhosa traditions.
    • by African Times
    • 11 Months ago
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  • Racial inequality, it is time to speak out

    Worry about the racist Donald Trump, but do not call black people racists, writes Metji Makgoba.
    • by African Times
    • 11 Months ago
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  • It’s the time of the buffalo

    The buffalo years look promising to many South Africans, writes Makhosini Nkosi.
    • by African Times
    • 11 Months ago
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  • Ideas with no space

    This is a new series, featuring Dr Tlou Setumu’s works. This is an excerpt from the book, Ideas With No Space, a compilation of all his opinion letters (unedited) previously sent to various newspapers for publication. Two letters are featured here with dates of their submission.
    • by African Times
    • 11 Months ago
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  • ‘Traditional leaders’ salaries are illegal’

    Acting traditional leaders and regents in Limpopo continue to rake in hundreds of thousands of rands each in salaries in violation of the law that requires the Premier to review their recognition every 12 months.
    • by African Times
    • 12 Months ago
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  • Free education must be handled carefully

    It is no secret that South Africa needs free education. The announcement made by President Jacob Zuma in December is well overdue and should be applauded.
    • by African Times
    • 12 Months ago
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  • A chess master more adept than Jacob Zuma

    David Mabuza is now the second-most powerful man in the country after Cyril Ramaphosa, writes Makhosini Nkosi.
    • by African Times
    • 12 Months ago
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  • Heeding the call to fight for the Fatherland

    This is a new series, featuring Dr Tlou Setumu’s works. This is an excerpt from TT Cholo biography, entitled, Heeding the call to fight for the Fatherland.
    • by African Times
    • 12 Months ago
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