The Times Editorial: Plans to lower the blood alcohol limit to zero are the latest in a series of moves by the government that some think are turning South Africa into a nanny state.
The Times Editorial: A shocking report on the inhumane conditions child prisoners are forced to endure should have every single parent - and politician - demanding immediate intervention.
When I first heard Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis’ song ‘Same Love’, I was pleasantly surprised that a hip hop song could be so progressive.
The Times Editorial: Perhaps more than any other leader in peace time, Margaret Thatcher, who died yesterday after suffering a stroke, helped refashion the global political landscape.
I didn’t have anything much I felt confident saying on South Africa’s mission to the Central African Republic right up until the memorial was held for the 13 soldiers killed there.
The Times Editorial: Today, a half-built multimillion-rand mansion fit for a king will go under the hammer in Sandown, northern Johannesburg. It once belonged to former ANC Youth League leader and rabble-rouser Julius Malema.
The Times Editorial: Never mind the Guptas and the head of state who is missing in action while his countrymen cry for leadership. The real problem that should make us take to the streets and demand action from this government is that 100000 more people have been added to the list of 4.6million people unemployed.
The Times Editorial: The deafening silence from President Jacob Zuma's office regarding the landing of a private jet at an air force base is loud and clear.
The Times Editorial: President Jacob Zuma has ordered the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation to look into the shocking conditions in which thousands of pupils in Eastern Cape, especially in rural areas, are schooled.
The Times Editorial: As the furore over the Protection of State Information Bill rages, another contentious piece of draft legislation has crept up on us barely noticed.
I’ve been a bit irate with the banter going on after the ‘Blacks need white people’ reader opinion piece was published.
The Times Editorial: We hope that the National Union of Mineworkers' demand that its members be given a 60% wage hike is not just a ploy to win more support in a sector that is bleeding jobs.
The Times Editorial: Another week, another service-delivery protest, so the story about South Africa goes. The continuing protest in Zamdela township in Sasolburg, Free State, has again exposed the thin line we walk as South Africans.
The Times Editorial: An estimated two million Zimbabweans voted on a new constitution on Saturday as a precursor to democratic elections in the troubled country later this year.
The Times Editorial: It's criminal when young boys die as a result of botched circumcisions in the name of culture. It's outright murder if today we still allow just about anyone to open an initiation school and kill our youngsters without having to face the consequences.
The Times Editorial: Eskom finally confirmed yesterday what just about everyone knew: there's not a hope in hell of the construction of Medupi power station being finished in time for it to start generating electricity on schedule in December.
The Times Editorial: This country is making woefully slow progress in its struggle to achieve a dramatic improvement in the lives of all its citizens.
The Times Editorial: The agreement between the government, labour and business - aimed at bringing stability to the mining sector - should be welcomed and supported.
The Times Editorial: With more and more people moving to urban areas in search of a better life, the elderly are often left behind to bear the brunt of raising young children - and coping with physical and verbal abuse, and other forms of criminality, without family support.
The Times Editorial: Only fools buy after midnight. So goes the unofficial urban proverb. Tonight it will be especially true as the fuel price is increased to a record high.
The Times Editorial:v It is significant that the two speeches US President Barack Obama delivered in South Africa this weekend were at places of learning. His visit to this country focused sharply on the potential of Africa's young to drive its growth and the spread of democracy, both of which will succeed only if the needs of young people are at their heart.
The Times Editorial: Yesterday's decision by the Constitutional Court to reject the Zimbabwean government's appeal against an order by the Southern African Development Community Tribunal that costs be awarded to three Zimbabwean farmers who challenged the seizure of their land is to be welcomed.
The Times Editorial: THE continuing stay in hospital of our icon, Nelson Mandela, has tested to the limits our ability to tolerate being starved of information. With no regular updates from the government, and the media having to rely on the few comments of Mandela family members to build a narrative, South Africans have taken to the social media.
The Times Editorial: The angry response to US President Barack Obama's planned visit to South Africa this week by student organisations - and sections of the Muslim community - is to be expected in the light of the devastating consequences of America's ''war of terror''.
The Times Editorial: No one can deny that a lot has changed for the better in South Africa after years of segregation and outright denial of development to the African people. With the start of a new era in 1994, South Africa has experienced progress and profound changes in the lives of millions.
The Times Editorial: Insulting President Jacob Zuma and how he conducts himself as head of state will not help anyone if not accompanied by solutions. Attacking Zuma has become the easiest route to take and will always get traction, especially in a community locked behind the gates of Twitter and Facebook.
The Times Editorial: Waking on Friday morning, June 20 1913, the South African native found himself not actually a slave but a pariah in the land of his birth, Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje, a highly respected intellectual and influential political leader of the time, wrote of the dreaded Natives' Land Act.
The Times Editorial: Freedom of speech, which is protected in our law books, seems to have been disrespected in our parliament. In recent days, we have witnessed parliamentarians abusing this right and turning parliament into a beer hall.
The Times Editorial: The battle over whether the capital city should be called Pretoria or Tshwane is likely to continue indefinitely if cool heads do not prevail.
The Times Editorial: Governments tend to monitor each other's affairs but revelations that Britain spied on key allies - including South Africa and Turkey - at two G20 summits in London in 2009 have been met with disbelief in diplomatic circles.
The Times Editorial: The Southern African Development Community will have another shot this weekend at trying to get Zimbabwe on the straight and narrow ahead of looming presidential and parliamentary elections.