OPINION: How teachers can help migrant learners feel more included
Helen Hanna says if migrant children’s identities are ignored, they may feel detached from school.
OPINION: Ebola & Zika epidemics driven by pathologies of society
David Sanders says better health systems that provide for the poor must be developed.
OPINION: Chinese engagement in African agriculture not what it seems
Ian Scoones says Africa will not be feeding China, or China feeding Africa, anytime soon.
OPINION: American elections ranked worst among Western democracies
Pippa Norris says recent years have seen a long series of vulnerabilities in the conduct of US elections.
OPINION: Local anger rising against SA’s ‘resource curse’
Patrick Bond says violence against anti-mining activists appears to be intensifying.
OPINION: Why children should learn in the language they know best
Christa van der Walt says the way South African schools use and teach languages is a complex issue.
OPINION: High-stakes drama as Zuma & Gordhan square off
Richard Calland says the ANC is walking a tightrope and any misstep could lead to disaster.
OPINION: How Afrikaner identity can be re-imagined
Christi van der Westhuizen wants to advance 'andersdenkendheid' as a democratic duty of Afrikaners.
OPINION: Why SA is finding it difficult to wean itself off coal
Decarbonisation can’t be achieved without reducing the absolute contribution of coal-fired power.
OPINION: The search for Ubuntu in Africa's corporate landscape
It seems the pull of Western-style management appears too great to successfully implement Ubuntu management.
OPINION: ‘Born free’ students see world through prism of race
People construct their political knowledge based on their experiences and ideas about individuals and groups.
OPINION: Can agriculture in Africa sustain a nourishing rural non-farm economy?
Andries du Toit says interest in agricultural investment as a source of employment growth & profit is growing.
OPINION: Using the Constitution to fight for social justice
Mark Heywood says the Constitution provides us with more rights and entitlements than we may be aware of.
OPINION: Are you a true altruist or driven by self-interest?
A brain scan may reveal if you're an empathy-driven altruist, a reciprocity-driven altruist - or just selfish.
OPINION: What’s driving sub-Saharan Africa’s malnutrition problem?
Jane Battersby says food insecurity is driven by the economics and the geographies of the food system.
OPINION: How Mbeki’s character & his Aids denialism are linked
Katherine Furman examines why Thabo Mbeki was so unshakeable in his beliefs on Aids.
OPINION: Psychological tips for resisting the internet’s grip
Elliot Berkman says the insidious, distracting suck of the internet has become seemingly inescapable.
OPINION: Why lecturers need to know about their students’ lives
Emanuela Carleschi says a student’s personal life fits into the bigger picture of their academic success.