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Language is not status

I was pleasantly surprised to see an advert for a position where one of the requirements was fluency in English. We have had a...

Absence of trust

WITH only a few days to go before the start of the ANC’s 54th national conference, the party remains at war with itself. It...

My head was too small

Who wouldn’t want to shine “like a new sixpence”? I remember scrubbing all the hidden corners and crevices before a family gathering, because these...

Recognising Sobukwe

Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was born on December 5, 1924 in Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape. His father was a labourer and his mother had...

Indifferent to Poppie’s tears

THE 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence reminds us of the type of violence that women, children and others face, while Independent...

Just be responsible

THE HOLIDAY season is approaching and those lucky enough to be able to afford a holiday, no matter where it may be - anywhere...

Too close to call

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has spoken and it wants Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma to be the 14th president of the party. If the ANC in...

Seeking my dwindling fortune

Seventy-five cents per litre! Seriously? An extra 75 cents for every litre of petrol I purchase this December out of my already anaemic salary?...

‘This is like a new era for us’

HOPE intertwined with scepticism is the feeling of many Zimbabweans scattered across the globe as they lie in wait to see whether the new...

the NEW zimbabwe

DISAPPOINTMENT on the streets of Harare on Friday was palpable after new President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced his first cabinet. After so much jubilation at...

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