I was born in 1973 and grew up in a lower middle class family in Krugersdorp, I had what I would think was a average white South African child's childhood.
I'm Serge Kasanda, 27 years of age, from Democratic Republic of Congo.
Dr. Adam Suliman of Excel Medical Centre sends in this poetic tribute to Nelson Mandela - Footprints in the sands of time?
We the Baptist Convention of South Africa, as represented by its leadership, have noted with utmost disdain the insensitive, unbaptistic and unchristian statements issued by the Westboro Baptist Church in USA, about out former President, Dr Nelson Mandela.
Readers respond to comments by the Westboro Baptist Church regarding Nelson Mandela's final destination.
I was privileged to meet Madiba twice before he became president, through my work at the United Cricket Board of South Africa.
E-tolls fight has been let down by the middle class? No, no, no, no, no Bubba - don't put this on 'the middle class'.
I've just read the article about violence against women and children and am at a loss for words.
One understands the frustration Numsa is getting from Cosatu regarding Comrade Vavi and also from the ANC’s National Development Plan but I do not think that breaking away from the alliance is warranted based on the following factors:
I applaud Rwanda’s efforts to bring HIV under control.
It is all fine and well written down, and the question about the rise is temperatures and the subsequent cascading effects it would have on ecosystem functioning, services and biodiversity, including impacts on human livelihood is well above reason.
Everybody in South Africa – especially in Johannesburg – are going on about e-tolls and the cost involved in it.
It’s all about the gap.
Lifting sanctions on Zimbabwe was the call from vested interests in the diamond industry but there was also a call from civil society which the report didn’t mention.
MSF’s medical activities are taking shape in response to Typhoon Haiyan on the islands of Samar, Leyte and Panay. These are their pictures.
"We are exhausted by the talk, talk and talk. Our lives are littered with the broken promises of leaders."
In response to Justice Deputy Minister John Jeffrey saying white men dominate South Africanlaw firms, the sad thing about statistics is that they are just numbers and they don’t represent the story behind those numbers.
One of the leading intellectuals of our times, Franz Fanon once opined thus: “Every generation, out of relative obscurity must discover its mission; fulfil it or betray it”.
I thank Cyril Ramaphosa very much for the reminder that if we don’t vote for the ANC, Afrikaaners will take over.
Most ATM fathers are made, not born.
I must express my admiration for Vusi Pikoli – a man of principle.
“Zuma does not have a central, guiding idea. He has nothing to give him courage and so, a fearful, cowardly man, he stood by and said nothing while his adoring mob beat on a woman and trampled on our hard-won right to freedom of speech.”