Sam Nzima, the photographer who captured the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto Uprising passed awayon May 12, 2018.
Once again, it is the culmination of that four-yearly interval when soccer, nay, sports lovers around the world gear up for a memorable month of football, writes Abbey Makoe.
Parliament has been considering how to process the policy of land expropriation since the dawn of South Africa's new democracy.
Factional battles within the African National Congress (ANC) and specifically KwaZulu-Natal are unlikely to come to an end any time soon
The centenary is a good chance for South Africans to reflect on Nelson Mandela’s leadership.
The Conversation Visitors to the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be eager to enjoy the football and soak up the culture. But safety concerns are lurking in the background of this tournament. Whether it is the threat of racial abuse, football hooliganism, or falling victim to fraud, many football fans have good reason to be wary. But […]
John Stremlau suggests Cyril Ramaphosa could play a valuable leadership role in bringing peace to Gaza.
The Democratic Alliance Federal Executive is expected to clarify the impasse regarding the validity of the appointment of Natasha Mazonne to the position of the party's Deputy Federal Executive chairperson.
A Football Coaches Association’s (SAFCA) Head of High Performance, Sudesh Singh has tipped Germany win the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Singh was speaking to Lelo Mzaca on Radio 2000’s Game On Amplified. “I think looking at all those factors, history and the pedigree of the teams, I think the four teams, for me, that would […]
Local Professional Football Coach and Analyst, Ziphonke Dlangalala, previewing the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, writes there is no doubt that the team with the strongest conviction on its playing philosophy will emerge as winners at the end.
The US-led coalition, like Russia's role in the Syrian conflict, is to defeat the scourge of the international terror group ISIS. What is hard to fathom is the inability of key role players in the conflict to get together and fight ISIS as a united front.
South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has just crossed 100 days in office with increasing signs that his honeymoon period is already over.
A shift is taking place in Africa! The imaginary walls are fast coming down, the narrative of a dark continent is being challenged and rightly so.
Zimbabwe's youth and more specifically the first time voters aged between 18 and 25 are viewed by many analysts as the major deciding factors of who will claim victory on July the 30th.
Many cash-in-transit heists are being planned from inside prisons by highly organised criminal syndicates.
Pride aside, The UK need to unequivocally apologize to Russia over their damaging but unfounded allegations that Moscow was behind the attack on former double agent Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia in England's southern city of Salisbury in March writes Specialist Editor Abbey Makoe.
I have no nostalgic feeling for Africa Day though I love Africa for reasons to do with history and oppression and ingenuity even as I know it makes no sense to indulge in this strange kind of nostalgic solidarity.
Political analyst Tinyiko Maluleke says it is evident that the ANC is deeply divided over who should take over from Supra Mahumapelo as North West premier.
“President Cyril Ramaphosa will probably be the single biggest vote winner for the ANC in next year’s general election, if all goes according to (his) plan”, says Mari Harris.
Africa has been blessed, not only with natural resources but also an abundance of youth, yet we fail to adequately invest in them, writes Oulie Keita.
North West based political analyst Andre Duvenhage, says the names proposed by the ANC in North West to replace former Premier Supra Mahumapelo, are too close to him and will most likely cause further divisions in the troubled province.
By Mimi Kalinda, a key speaker at the African Innovation Summit (AIS) and a respected thought leader in Africa. It takes a village to raise a child, and precisely 54 nations to develop Africa. Our continent has come a long way in terms of development but much more needs to be accomplished. Africa’s dark history […]
Africa’s weakening health systems are in jeopardy, writes Professor Souleymane Mboup, Director for the Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training in Senegal.
Housing delivery has been a major focus in South Africa since 1994. Government's 20 year review - 1994 to 2014 - reported that 3.7 million subsidised housing opportunities were created.
Labour analyst Mamokgethi Molopyane sees the alliance between Cosatu and the ANC as unsteady, though still significant. This follows the meeting between President Cyril Ramaphosa and the Cosatu's Central Executive Committee on Tuesday.
Analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to appoint a new presiding officer for the disciplinary inquiry against SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane on Tuesday is aimed at eliminating all doubt around the process.
In the national budget for the 2018/19 financial year R47,9 billion has been allocated to the Department of Defence. This represents a significant decrease in defence expenditure over the last few years. In her budget speech last week the Minister of Defence noted that their allocation has dropped by R18 billion during the Medium Term […]
The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) strongly supports a new initiative to ensure that all South Africans have a daily standard level of free basic access to the internet to exercise their constitutionally guaranteed access to information rights. The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef), The IAB SA and Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) have […]
The visit this week by deputy president of the country David Mabuza to the Russian Federation could not have happened at a better time, writes SABC specialist editor Abbey Makoe.
Last year South Africa's governing African National Congress elected a new leadership which was the result of a hard boiled deal between the party's factions.