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Activists Raise Their Voices Against BRICS

Amid the backdrop of the beginning of the 10th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit, activists and community organisations held a...

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...

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....

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...

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...

Why Is Everybody So Afraid Of DD Mabuza?

On Monday evening, Cyril Ramaphosa announced the first cabinet reshuffle of his tenure as president of South Africa. While there were many surprises and...

Do South Africans want more local music on their radios?

Last week, the SABC announced that it will start playing 90% local music across all its radio stations, a decision which was welcomed by...

Blade Nzimande: What His Return Means For Higher Education

The last time he was the higher education (DHET) minister he said “students must fall” and dismissed the student movement. Now Dr....

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...

Why Durban’s Beaches Are Vanishing

The Durban beachfront is one of South Africa’s most iconic attractions. The kilometers-long promenade, sandy beaches, and warm Indian ocean makes it a popular...

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...

Five Quotes From Nelson Mandela On Land

The dispossession of the black inhabitants of their land was an apartheid era strategy that began with the colonisation of South Africa. Without land,...

Is Our Democracy Losing Legitimacy?

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

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...

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...

Should we lower the voting age in South Africa?

The voting age in South Africa is 18. But should pensioners be allowed to make decisions for people who will only come of age...

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...

No policy in sight to help people with albinism in SA

People with albinism continue to face stigma, health challenges and the threat of violence, and there is still no solid policy to address their...

Understanding Human Trafficking in South Africa

Of late, social media has been awash with pictures, videos and warnings about human trafficking. But it isn't a new problem in South Africa....

‘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...
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