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.
OPINION: Leaving ICC won’t absolve SA of obligations
Hennie Strydom says SA’s withdrawal from the ICC could have mere symbolic value.
OPINION: Is the Bok coach just a whipping boy?
Lyn Snodgrass says rugby is under intense scrutiny for its slow pace of institutional change.
EXPLAINER: The role of court interdicts in managing protests
Alan Rycroft explains why universities turned to the extraordinary legal procedure of interdicts.
ANALYSIS: Healthcare for men who have sex with men in Africa
Across Africa, knowledge to guide HIV programming for men who have sex with men is only just developing.
ANALYSIS: Why more boys were born after SA World Cup
Gwinyai Masukume and Victor Grech explain what factors result in more male than female children being born.
ANALYSIS: What SA is doing to make a dent in cybercrime
Most enterprises in South Africa, especially banks, have been hardest hit by cybercrimes.
OPINION: James Bond is a sexist dinosaur, but audiences love it
Matthew Ashton says in terms of sexual politics, James Bond is firmly stuck in the past.
ANALYSIS: The 5 most common reasons for airliner disasters
Simon Ashley Bennett says the proportion of crashes caused by pilot error now stands at around 50%.
OPINION: Cancer and meat - too much hype?
Has a misleading message on the dangers of processed meat been put into the public domain?
OPINION: The role of meat in the fight against food insecurity
Voster Muchenje & Yonela Njisane say good-quality meat can help reduce food insecurity and poverty.
OPINION: Free university education is not the route to social justice
George Hull asks whether it’s true that in an ideal world, higher education would be free.
OPINION: Why Italy's income-based scheme for university fees makes sense
Emanuela Carleschi says public universities in Brazil, a country SA closely identifies with, are also free.
OPINION: Five trends SA universities must reject
Sioux McKenna says change in higher education appears to be stuttering.