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Friday, 02-12-16, 18:00Virginity Testing 'Sacred' but Not a Science[Africa Check] An academic bursary awarded to young women who can prove that they are virgins has sparked debate in South Africa. What is virginity and is it possible to test for that? Africa Check sought medical advice. read more...
Friday, 02-12-16, 16:00Why Free Education Is a Folly in an Unequal Society[The Conversation Africa] The idea of free higher public education, or what student activists have termed "#FeesMustFall", is appealing. It is also, however, inherently regressive in societies and countries where massive social and economic inequities abound. read more...
Friday, 02-12-16, 9:21You Don't Get to Choose the President, Zuma Tells Opposition[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma on Friday called on political parties who criticised him and the ruling African National Congress to rather focus on their own policies. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 19:03Cost-Cutting Measures for Executive - Zuma[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday announced some cost-cutting measures to curb wasteful expenditure. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 18:21'Zupta Must Fall' - and Malema's Party Walks Out[News24Wire] The opening of Parliament collapsed into chaos on Thursday evening, with a red sea of EFF MPs taking over proceedings and chanting "Zupta must fall". read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 17:45Why Mbeki's Contested Articles Have a Role to Play in History[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's former president Thabo Mbeki kicked off 2016 by publishing a series of online essays designed to rectify what he views as serious errors in the country's modern historiography. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 7:56Zuma's State of the Nation - 'We Are Going to Hear Same Lies'[The Daily Vox] MANDLA NYAQELA spoke to people in Dobsonville to find out if they are looking forward to Thursday's State of The Nation Address. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 7:49Post-Apartheid District Six Slow to Rise Again[Deutsche Welle] Half a century ago, South Africa's apartheid regime declared Cape Town's District Six a white-only area and its multiracial community was forcefully dismantled. Efforts to rebuild it have been painfully slow. read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 17:36Deepening Inequality Is Price Students Will Pay for Free Education[The Conversation Africa] University students have scored some massive victories since "fees must fall" entered South Africa's lexicon. They have secured more government funding for fees. They have forced universities to address a read more...
Wednesday, 02-10-16, 12:03Free State Woman Found Buried Alive[News24Wire] A Free State woman, who was found buried alive in a shallow grave, is currently recovering in hospital, police said on Wednesday. read more...

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