OPINION: Why ‘binge watching’ to blame for kids not learning
Craig Blewett says maybe it’s not the technology that isn’t working, but the way we’re using it.
ANALYSIS: Pistorius verdict raises bar for SA judiciary
What are the implications of the Supreme Court of Appeal judgment in the Oscar Pistorius case?
ANALYSIS: Two trials signal pivotal point in fight against Aids
There are still 1.5 million deaths and two million new HIV infections globally every year.
ANALYSIS: Responsibility to disclose HIV status to partners not so clear-cut
At the moral level, does a person with HIV have a duty to disclose her or his status to a sex partner?
ANALYSIS: SA has excelled in treating HIV - prevention remains a disaster
South Africa currently houses almost one-fifth of the global HIV positive population.
OPINION: Why we all need to keep up with the Kardashians
Meredith Jones says analysis of popular culture is crucial as it influences cultures, politics & knowledge.
OPINION: China-Africa summit: Beyond the hype and hypocrisy
John J Stremlau says this summit may signal China’s deepening special relationship with South Africa.
OPINION: Why SA needs the US for its agricultural trade
Mmatlou Kalaba says the US is still one of the country’s top five main trading partners.
ANALYSIS: Why South Africans need to can soft drinks
Aviva Tugendhaft and Karen Hofman project that SA will have 1.2 million more obese adults by 2017.
EXPLAINER: What is going on in Mali?
Paul Jackson looks at the difficulties in maintaining peace in the country.
OPINION: Why SA can be accused of hating its young women
Susan Goldstein says gender-based violence infringes on women’s rights to freedom.
EXPLAINER: The Syrian war, in five minutes
Julie M Norman says the Syrian war did not begin as a sectarian conflict, but it quickly became one.
OPINION: It can’t be business as usual at SA universities
Kasturi Behari-Leak says students’ conversations emerging from the student protests are provocative.
OPINION: How Islamic law can take on ISIS
Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im says Islamic belief & practice is fundamentally individual & voluntary in its nature.
OPINION: SA is failing to rise to its water challenges
Mike Muller looks at what should be done about planning for water security in the face of drought.
OPINION: Why different reactions to Paris & Beirut attacks?
Joleen Steyn Kotze says the world’s marginalised have been taught that their lives matter less than others.
OPINION: Is Jacob Zuma a man of the people?
Susan Booysen says Zuma’s flawed leadership undermines the ANC’s ability to govern competently.
OPINION: Why are we so obsessed with self-obsession?
Zoë Krupka says narcissism is the current favoured scapegoat for our interpersonal and social ills.