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South Africa: Our Morally Unconscionable State the Needs Systemic Political Reform

COMMENT South Africa, unlike most countries that fail, has not fallen prey to any nefarious outside interference or simply...

How The Government Is Ruining Its Own Plan To End Gender-Based...

NEWS ANALYSIS The rape and murder of 19-year-old Uyinene Mrwetyana has pushed into the spotlight the government’s failure...

South Africa Is Caught In The Global Hype Of The Fourth...

South Africa is caught up in the global hype of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). This is distracting it from the unfinished business of...

‘The Struggle To Be Ordinary’ Shows Intersection Of Gender, Disability And...

People with disabilities have difficulty in accessing fundamental rights in South Africa, and are excluded from the mainstream of society. It’s even...

Introducing South Africa’s ‘Integrity Icon’ Public Servants

South Africa has chosen it’s Integrity Icons: public servants who do what’s right even when no one is watching. Clinical audiologist from...

The Butchers Of Marikana Won

COMMENT What to make of the fact that the people who set the Marikana massacre in motion now sit...

Disconnect Between Business And State Contributed To Marikana Massacre

COMMENT The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police on 16 August 2012, was a tragic and historic event in...

From Unemployment To Owning A Company – Young People In Palmridge...

Unemployment levels in South Africa are at an all time high. The economy is in dire straits with no solution in sight....

Where Young People Stay In South Africa – StatsSA

South Africa’s population has hit 58.78 million people, according to the Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) 2019 mid-year population estimates (MYPE) report...

Who Is Really To Blame For SA’s Jobs Crisis?

Subscribe to our newsletter. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent admission that South Africa is facing punishing job losses is in direct...

Home Affairs: It’s Up to Women To Check If Surname Was...

The department of home affairs acknowledged reports that some women’s surnames had been changed without their consent after marriage, in a statement...

#JusticeForCapeFlats: Here’s Why People Are Turning Their Avis Orange

Over the past few weeks, orange profile pictures have appeared on social media in South Africa, apparently inspired by a similar campaign...

The DA’s “Law & Order” Policies Won’t Fix The Cape Flats

COMMENT Editor's note: on 11 July 2019, the minister of police Bheki Cele announced that President Cyril Ramaphosa had...

A Critique Of The Media Is Not Automatically An Attack On...

COMMENT Dreams of Smart Cities, mass retrenchments, young people in cabinet and National Assembly, growth for the Economic Freedom...

African Countries And The State Of Their Environments: The Best And...

Social and economic changes in Africa are being driven by increasing prosperity and heavy foreign investment. Money has been poured into activities such as...

Premier Of Gauteng Demands Results Within “The Next 100 Days”

Gauteng premier David Makhura delivered the State of the Province Address (SOPA) at the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus on Monday morning....

SONA Debate: Did The #FeesMustFall MPs Give Me Something To Look...

COMMENT A wave of novelty visited my senses as I watched the State of the Nation Address (SONA) debate...

Are We Willing to Send Our Parents to Jail?

SPONSORED COMMENT The current trajectory of South Africa’s attempt to rebuild from the Zuma (plus the last 5 Mbeki)...

Is Our Democracy Losing Legitimacy?

SPONSORED COMMENT The commemoration of Youth Day in 2019 comes at an important time for young people of South...

Panyaza Lesufi Is Gauteng Education MEC Again

On Wednesday, David Makhura the incoming premier of Gauteng announced his new administration and shuffled Panyaza Lesufi out of the education portfolio....
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