SowetanLIVE SowetanLIVE RSS en-ZA News/Newspapers/Regional/South_Africa (PICS-1.1 "" L gen true for "" r (SS~~000 1)) 2019 Tiso Blackstar Group. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. 5 SowetanLIVE Read SowetanLIVE <![CDATA[Nuclear energy reliable and inexpensive in the long run]]> 2019-03-22 16:22:00 "Much of the social history of the western world, over the past three decades, has been the history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.” <![CDATA[VERA | Counting cost of Eskom and e-tolls on campaign trail]]> Vera 2019-03-22 10:59:00 Legend has it that journalists are in the trade because they can't count. It is not for the money, believe Vera even though she is not one of them. <![CDATA[THE EDITORIAL | Mentally ill test human rights in SA]]> 2019-03-22 10:55:00 On Human Rights Day, yesterday, Sowetan spent some time with Phumzile Vilakazi. <![CDATA[JAMIL F. KHAN | Naming whiteness key to humanising white people]]> Jamil F. Khan 2019-03-22 08:02:00 I recently asked if South Africans are one of the most famous examples of human rights atrocities in the world. <![CDATA[FRED KHUMALO | Secret prayer meeting in the bush leads to power struggle of a different kind]]> Fred Khumalo 2019-03-22 07:56:00 Those who conduct dealings in dark wouldn't mind a lot more load-shedding... or a return to wood and fire <![CDATA[THE EDITORIAL | No magic fix to power struggle]]> 2019-03-20 10:28:00 Brace yourself for more power cuts. Eskom is in crisis and rolling blackouts are upon us again with no solution in sight, at least for now. <![CDATA[THULI ZUNGU | Client robbed of her burglar bars]]> Thuli Zungu 2019-03-20 10:19:00 Trellidor branch closed shop while Sogoni was busy paying her lay-by deal <![CDATA[JO-MANGALISO MDHLELA | It's sad that Sobukwe's vision has departed our leaders]]> 2019-03-20 10:16:00 Human Rights Day time to reflect on values of our icon. <![CDATA[Ramaphoria is not misplaced]]> 2019-03-20 09:52:00 With characteristic grace President Cyril Ramaphosa campaigns tirelessly to free SA from the clutches of endemic corruption. <![CDATA[Corrupt ANC must be voted out]]> 2019-03-20 09:47:00 Whether you are reading a newspaper, listening to the radio or watching television, you are prone to be turned off by reports of corruption. <![CDATA[MBUYISELO BOTHA | Men also feel pain of emotional and physical abuse]]> MBUYISELO BOTHA 2019-03-20 09:39:00 Most raised to believe they should not show any sign of weakness <![CDATA[Discipline at schools cannot be left to teachers alone]]> 2019-03-20 09:25:00 Since the beginning of the year news has been dominated by incidents of school violence. <![CDATA[PALESA LEBITSE | National Health Insurance falls short by not addressing disease prevention means]]> Palesa Lebitse 2019-03-19 07:34:00 Mental healthcare and substance abuse patients not prioritised. <![CDATA[THE EDITORIAL | The real train experience for Cyril]]> 2019-03-19 07:32:00 "I'm rather glad that I came. I've seen for myself." <![CDATA[KARABO LEDWABA | Varsity freedom is nice but sharing digs can be daunting]]> 2019-03-19 07:28:00 You were distracted by the beer gardens, fresher's week and all the orientation fun that can be enjoyed in the first few weeks of university. <![CDATA[Competition for Eskom is the way]]> 2019-03-19 07:22:00 I don't care how much ideologists can explain the predicament we're in with regards to load-shedding. <![CDATA[Christian believers should reject prosperity ministries]]> 2019-03-19 07:21:00 If you truly believe that a man-made bridge will take you across the river, you will confidently drive over as we frequently do. <![CDATA[Ramaphosa won't reduce cabinet and end luxuries]]> 2019-03-19 07:18:00 People must just know that President Cyril Ramaphosa will never cut his cabinet to 27 members. <![CDATA[THULI ZUNGU | Car scheme investors to be refunded]]> Thuli Zungu 2019-03-18 10:17:00 Operator had demanded apology for 'defamatory' allegations . <![CDATA[THABISO MAHLAPE | Hollywood love does women mammoth disservice]]> Thabiso Mahlape 2019-03-18 08:54:00 As a shape, the world is round, allegedly. And to make it go round, it is money that it needs. <![CDATA[ANC list moving us backwards]]> 2019-03-18 08:51:00 After reading the ANC parliamentary list of candidates for the 2019 elections, I am very disappointed that the ANC is not taking us seriously. <![CDATA[Terrorism is a mental illness and has nothing to do with religion]]> 2019-03-18 08:50:00 The terrorist carnage in New Zealand must be condemned by all of humanity. Words fail to describe such mindless slaughter.Those who perpetrate it, whoever they are, personify the embodiment of evil and sheer cowardice. The mindless slaughter of men, and children is an affront to humanity.Therefore we must insist, as those who carry the torch of civility, that we must unite and squelch those charlatans who proclaim their outlandish virtues as they decimate the innocent. <![CDATA[PRINCE MASHELE | ANC a bunch of rogues hiding behind the mask of Ramaphosa]]> Prince Mashele 2019-03-18 08:47:00 Mazibuko's antics and parliament list show ruling party does not care about voters <![CDATA[No time to wait for handouts]]> 2019-03-18 08:43:00 A school teacher stood in front of his class holding a R50 note and asked her pupils: "Who wants this R50?" The whole class raised their hands. One pupil stood up from the back of the class, walked straight to the teacher and accepted the R50 note as others looked on. He then went back to his seat R50 richer. <![CDATA[VERA | Man of the cloth with little faith in the gods going mad]]> Vera 2019-03-15 08:32:00 Vera once read somewhere that Mmusi Maimane is a man of the cloth who came into politics as a fulfilment of a prophesy that he would be president one day. <![CDATA[FRED KHUMALO | To be or not to be on those lists, that's what has Ruler of Nkandla pondering]]> Fred Khumalo 2019-03-15 08:24:00 Gedle smells a rat, thinks it might well be Thuma Mina's ploy to keep his enemies closer so as to plunge the knife <![CDATA[THE EDITORIAL | Cele boosts police credibility]]> 2019-03-15 08:08:00 Bheki Cele lived up to his promise of having notorious Pretoria business person and taxi boss, Vusi "Khekhe" Mathibela, arrested. <![CDATA[Yalo cartoon (11 March - 15 March)]]> 2019-03-14 15:25:00 <![CDATA[NOMPUMELELO RUNJI | Why transparency is needed in vetting candidates for elections]]> Nompumelelo Runji 2019-03-14 08:47:00 Voters have no recourse to hold MPs individually accountable for actions and decisions in parliament <![CDATA[SIFISO NDABA | SA must fight gender inequality to turn tide of violence]]> 2019-03-14 08:45:00 Predictably, society was up in arms, including the minister of arts and culture Nathi Mthethwa, calling for Mampintsha's arrest.