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Silence is Killing Our Women!

Silence is Killing Our Women!

Bevashni Naicker takes a stand against the abuse of women and what should be done to combat this shocking issue.

The shocking news of the recent kidnapping and killing of young primary school teacher, Jayde Panayiotou, whose husband was allegedly involved in organising the crime has caused a wave of emotions amongst South Africans. However, this isn’t the first case of …

So You Think You Can Drive?

So You Think You Can Drive?

Atlegang Pooe writes about the new driving law that is awaiting its implementation as well as the benefits and detriments of such a law in relation to her personal driving experiences.

Upon hearing about the impending law that will allow police officers to stop motorists on the road and test their driving skills there and then, I was relieved.  As a new …

To Hell with Exams!

To Hell with Exams!

Noncedo Zondi speaks about the daunting experience of writing exams and whether or not exams are really worth the stress they put students through.

I’m sure most students from around the world can agree that exam time is the most stressful and daunting time of the year. Stress, anxiety, pressure and emotional strain are one of many diagnoses given due to …

Every Light Casts a Shadow

Every Light Casts a Shadow

Manuel Mafakane gives his opinion about the dark and light side of life and how every human being should be allowed to live their lives in accordance with these two opposing sides.

In my opinion, the topic of darkness and lightness  simply  means  that  what  we  do  in  the  dark,  we  will  hardly ever  do  in  the  light. I consequently want …

We are Living in Changing Times

We are Living in Changing Times

Manuel Mafakane writes about the ever-changing 21st century and how this has resulted in inconsistency and instability today’s society.
 
We  are  all  living  in  times  of  change  and  inconsistency  as  a  result  of  the  fast-paced  life  of  the   21st  century. In  this  lifetime, things change  out  of  the  blue  and  without  any  warning signs. Therefore, the 21st century has no consistency, …

When is ‘Freedom of Speech,’ Free?

When is ‘Freedom of Speech,’ Free?

Ahmed Kajee speaks about the double standard present in the media and society by comparing two controversial incidents.
In case you have not heard, a large cloud of controversy has been hanging over Wits University SRC President, Mcebo Dlamini. This comes after he made comments on Facebook stating that he loves Hitler and that there is an element of Hitler in …

Looking In From The Outside

Looking In From The Outside

Fred Mwirumubi writes about xenophobia from an ‘outsider’s’ perspective and provides his take on how to combat the reemergence of xenophobic violence.
 
Many people back home view South Africa as some kind of Promised Land. It is held to the same standard as the United States or Europe and over the years I heard about how developed and further ahead it was …

Post-Xenophobia: What Now?

Post-Xenophobia: What Now?

Chuene Raphunga reflects on the recent wave of xenophobia in South Africa and what should be done to halt it.

It’s almost been three weeks since the attacks on foreigners reemerged in South Africa. As South Africans, we need to consider the fact that xenophobia is against humanity and paints our country dark in that respect. But we must also consider …

Stop Xenophobia!

Stop Xenophobia!

Bongi Sesane speaks about how responsibility, feedback and accountability by the South African government might resolve xenophobia.

The past three weeks have seen the precious lives of several foreigners lost in South Africa. It is evident that South Africa has plenty of the issues when it comes to the ways in which our government handle some of the matters involving civil …

A Picture Speaks 1000 Words

A Picture Speaks 1000 Words

Sandiswe Sondzaba sheds light over the violent xenophobic attacks that have recently been taking place in South Africa, whilst providing her view on whether or not photojournalists are in fact ethical in capturing such violence.

In the last few weeks xenophobic attacks have swept across several regions in South Africa. Various journalists have covered these attacks, alongside analysts who try to …

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