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SA government, where’s the accountability?

It’s been a tougher than usual week for South Africans particularly those living in the areas affected by the unrest and looting....

Durban food riots turn the wheel of history

South Africa’s social crisis has erupted as the people Cyril Ramaphosa and Jacob Zuma deem expendable, those who bear the brunt of...

Can the ANCYL be the answer to the crisis of youth...

Zama Mthunzi  The formation and the announcement of the African National Congress Youth League National Youth National Task Team...
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Healthcare workers reflect on their Covid vaccine experiences

There was a sense of jubilation as people around South Africa in mid February as we watched nurse Zoliswa Gidi-Dyosi become the...

Hey Cyril, the family’s got some questions for you …

These days, the only interesting thing about the country’s occasional family meetings is working out whether our aunties on Whatsapp have got...

#SONA2021: A fatigued Ramaphosa urges South Africa to march forward together

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on February 11. It was markedly different from previous SONAs....

Private sector gets on board for fight against GBV

In 2019, over 1000 people marched around the Sandton CBD with a call for the private sector to fund the fight against...

Government portal to provide opportunities for young people

With an estimated youth unemployment rate of 55.75%,  young South Africans are ready to grasp any opportunity to make a living. Through...

All South Africa’s commissions of inquiry listed

The ongoing Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture,  has left many of us aghast. Come on. It must be...

If Not The ANC, Then Who?

If parliament had 24 months to make the Electoral Act constitutional by allowing individual citizens to contest elections at all levels, we...

COVID-19: The Cure Could Be Worse Than The Disease For South...

Seán Mfundza Muller, University of Johannesburg As the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads worldwide, some governments have taken rapid and...

What Activists Want The President’s SONA To Say

President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a tough challenge for the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA). Rolling blackouts, failures at state-owned agencies,...

Recounting The Wildest Moments Of SA Politics In 2019

It’s that time of the year where we look back at all the interesting events that have taken place. 2019 has had...

Traditional Khoi-San Leadership Act Underpinned By Idea That Rural People Cannot...

by Richard Raber, PhD Student, African History, Indiana University Bloomington Last week South African President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the...

The Fightback And Maharani

Political journalist Qaanitah Hunter’s latest book Balance of Power: Ramaphosa and the future of South Africa shares fresh insights into Jacob Zuma’s...

Before Parliament, Ramaphosa Shows He Doesn’t Get It On GBV

OPINION “Women should not have to protect themselves from men. They should feel safe and secure with us...

Would Suspending Freedoms Help To End Gender-Based Violence?

NEWS ANALYSIS  “Violence against women has become more than a national crisis. It is a crime against our...

SASCO Distances Itself From President Who Allegedly Took Ramaphosa Money

The South African Students Congress (Sasco) has distanced itself from its president Avela Mjajubana, who has been named in the leaked bank...

Pravin Gordhan, The Public Protector And The EFF – The Beef...

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan is a man whose name is rarely out of the news these days. There's his trouble with...

SONA: We Need A Lot More Than Dreams Right Now

NEWS ANALYSIS Cyril Ramaphosa gave his second State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday, after being elected president...
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