Bo-Kaap's complicated history and its many myths
Has the Bo-Kaap always been a mostly-Muslim area? What is the reason behind the brightly painted houses? These are some of the myths Rebecca Davis tries to unpack.
OPINION: SA and rule of law: Where to in a post-al-Bashir world?
Rebecca Davis looks at the govt’s relationship with the rule of law both domestically & internationally.
OPINION: Pistorius walks; South Africa balks
Rebecca Davis asks if ten months is really all the life of Reeva Steenkamp was worth.
OPINION: The relative value of South African life
Rebecca Davis compares the deaths of Jayde Panayiotou, Fatima Patel and Trevor Noah’s ‘cousin’.
OPINION: Straightening the record on Mompati and gay rights
Rebecca Davis says that sometimes politicians acknowledge that their views shift over time.
OPINION: Mompati, Maimane and the gays
Rebecca Davis looks at the politics of gay rights in South Africa.
OPINION: Lawmakers crunch xenophobia numbers
Rebecca Davis looks at the facts and figures surrounding foreign nationals in South Africa.
OPINION: Blackened Hawk Down: The fall of Anwa Dramat
Rebecca Davis says it’s been a tough week for the police with Hawks boss Anwa Dramat’s resignation.
OPINION: In the realm of SA statues it's still a man's world
Rebecca Davis examines the shortage of statues of female struggle figures in particular in post-apartheid SA.
OPINION For once, I agree with Mugabe
Rebecca Davis is surprised to agree with one of the Zimbabwean leader’s comments on gender.
Pistorius could yet be convicted of murder
Rebecca Davis says that Oscar Pistorius’s troubles are by no means over.
The struggle against Apartheid amnesia
Rebecca Davis is concerned with the findings of this year’s Reconciliation Barometer.
It's disease, not crime, killing us softly
Rebecca Davis asks when will we get as worked up about health as we are about crime.
Give Dan and Steve their own homeland. Please.
Rebecca Davis looks at the merits of creating a separate white state in South Africa.
Pistorius appeal: Clarity, eventualis?
Rebecca Davis says the NPA's Pistorius appeal could provide some much-needed clarity on dolus eventualis.
The Pistorius trial is over, but has justice been served?
Rebecca Davis looks at the judgment in the Oscar Pistorius trial which has left many feeling deflated.
Defence lawyer: Oscar Pistorius may be in trouble
Rebecca Davis explores the views of one of SA’s most high-profile defence lawyers.
In defence of sweary women
Rebecca Davis asks why there’s a special taboo against women who swear.