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US, Afghan forces raising Kunduz hospital was a war crime: iLIVE

For four years, the MSF trauma centre in Kunduz was the only facility of its kind in northeastern Afghanistan, offering essential medical and surgical care.

Doctors Without Borders emphasises need for independent enquiry into US hospital bombing: iLIVE

The US government has admitted that it was their airstrike that hit our hospital in Kunduz and killed 22 patients and Doctors Without Borders staff.

After Kunduz, America has lost any claim to the moral high ground in Afghanistan: iLIVE

There are defining moments in one’s life when whole attitudes change.

Kohler Barnard sharing PW Botha post undercuts Maimane's hope for change: iLIVE

Mmusi Maimane is in the process of fingerprinting his leadership presence within the South African landscape.

'Our Perfect Wedding' reflects what exists, how our people live: iLIVE

'They poke fun at black we just laugh along'. I beg to differ. I think this is a bit too much. Primarily because this is framed along the black and white complex that dogs everything about South Africa.

We got ISIS wrong in Syria, let's get it right in Afghanistan: iLIVE

Be under no illusion: the Islamic State has arrived in Afghanistan.

Open letter to Cosas: Fight for South African kids, then worry about Palestinian battles: iLIVE

Open letter to Cosas: My understanding is you are suppose to represent, South African students.

Open letter to Pharrell Williams from Cosas, re 'collaboration with Woolworths': iLIVE

Dear Mr Pharrell Williams, you have received, including from us (the largest South African school learner organisation), numerous complaints against your collaboration with Woolworths - a company arrogantly trading with Apartheid Israel, a regime that kills Palestinian children.

This South Africa doesn't reflect Mandela's rainbow nation: iLIVE

I write this letter as a concerned resident of South Africa. Mandela dreamed of a rainbow nation but when I look at what is going on in the country at the moment, it is far from any rainbow nation.

Is this telly transformation? From white people stories to black 'Reality TV' buffoons: iLIVE

Television is media space invented to broadcast visuals purportedly telling the human story, when in fact it has always told the story of white people and their cultural activities.

In the event of a total blackout

The stand-out meeting of the past week was the Premier’s Co-ordinating Forum (PCF), a statutory quarterly get-together of the Province’s Mayors and the Western Cape cabinet, at which we discuss issues that require intergovernmental co-operation.
Late afternoon shuffle at the Top Bar at Oppikoppi during the tribute show for Drikus 'Brixton ' Barnard who died recently from illness.

Oppikoppi can set the beat for SA's transformation: iLIVE

This past weekend I had the privilege of being invited by a friend to attend the annual Oppikoppi Festival.

Dishonest reporting and cherry picking won't stop climate change: iLIVE

This article is extremely poorly researched and presented in a sensationalist manner. News media should report news items responsibly.

Hunting isn't conservation, it is 'killing for revenue': iLIVE

The World Bank has allocated $700,000 bolster trophy hunting of elephants and lions in Mozambique as a way to preserve wildlife.

What one white woman thinks: iLIVE

I am white. I am a woman. I am privileged. I am oppressed. I don’t know what it’s like to be black, but I do know what it’s like to experience 'subtle', 'unintentional', 'institutionalized' sexism.

Tanking economy can only get worse

Manufactures might have saved South Africa from slipping into a recession, but it is merely the gloss on a tanking economy dragged down by poor government policies and falling commodity prices.

Parliament shuts door

Police have been given express authority to draw a ring of steel around parliament after striking Nehawu members caused suspension of its business yesterday.