Politics

Who To Vote For?

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Photo credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images South Africa’s sixth democratic elections are a week away and I remain as excited as I have been for each of the previous five, most notably 2004, when I was eligible to vote for the first time. There is real political fatigue among our country’s citizens though – you only […]

Politics

The Case For Caster Semenya

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is about to make a landmark decision that could have far-reaching implications not only for athletics, not only for sport, but for our society as a whole. The case in question relates to South African 800 metre runner Caster Semenya, and her biological makeup. Semenya has abnormally high […]

Media

Balanced Reporting

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It feels as if we are living in an age where we are more polarised than ever before.  Extremism is the fashion in an ugliness where no middle ground seemingly survives.  Classic liberals are now conservatives and traditional conservatives are labelled fascists in this ugly dispensation where the insane dominate and normal people are isolated, […]