Issues 21 - 30
Issues 30 to 21 are available here.
Local government - What progress?: Britt Youens analyses the magnitude and complexity of the task ascribed to the third sphere of governance. The penalties of idealism: Lawrence Schlemmer reflects on the rights of those who favour devotional worship in public schools.
Vital court decisions pending on land question: Refocus 1: Vital court decisions pending on land question. ANC should heed the Group of 63's warning: Patrick Laurence defends the right of Afrikaner intellectuals to voice their dissenting concerns.
Reflections on local liberalism: Emeritus professor and political analyst, David Welsh, cogitates on the role of liberals and liberalism during the struggle. From colonialism to African nationalism: ANC notable and historian, Pallo Jordan, traces the long and proud record of the ANC as the champion of the black majority.
An explosive fuse is lit: Patrick Laurence analyses the dangers of transforming the mining industry too hastily (or too slowly). The politics of privatising water: Sizwe samaYende of African Eye News Service chronicles the growing protest campaign against Greater Nelspruit Utility Company.
Conspiracy theories - A crime against logic Andrew Kenny defends globalisation. Interview with Peter Mokaba From radical demagogue to non-racial democrat, Mokaba emerges as a champion of minority representation. By Patrick Laurence.
Sacked - for putting his patients' interests first: Sizwe samaYende and Justin Arenstein of African Eye News Service report on the case of Dr Thys von Mollendorff. A sacking and a promotion: Professor Fanie Olivier was eagerly awaiting the outcome of arbitration in his case against the University of Venda.
"Why I shall join the ANC" Satirical column: "Write off". A blow against the opposition There can be no doubt about the ANC's overwhelming desire to strike a blow against the DA in the Western Cape.
A draconian new anti-terrorism bill: The proposal to detain suspected terrorists for 14 days without charge is an ominous reminder of the apartheid era. Comment by Martin Schönteich. The real housing story: The spate of urban land invasions is not just a response to homelessness by groups of poverty-stricken people.
Support Zanu-PF or else: Mercedes Sayagues, one of two foreign journalists deported from Zimbabwe, describes the brutal methods the government uses. Zimbabwe's crazy economy: Six different exchange rates, rocketing bread prices and a stock market boom are all features of economic life in Zimbabwe.
South Africa's support for Mugabe: Thabo Mbeki has propped up Zimbabwe's dictator at great cost to the region and his own reputation, says R.W. Johnson. Blocked by tactics of terror: How should a democratic party respond to a government that uses any illegality to block the opposition?