South Africa

What exactly does non-racialism mean in 2020

During the Democratic Alliance’s September policy conference, the party adopted an economic redress policy that targets disadvantage, rather than race. They said...

If you’re struggling you may be eligible for relief on your...

Ling Shepherd found out how you can access indigent relief in the City of Cape Town.  One thing lockdown...

Coloured Culture, real or imagined?

By Ling Sheperd Marike de Klerk once said Coloured people are the people that were left behind after all...

No data or support: the reality of learning through lockdown in...

The digital divide impacts on students’ academic success and wellbeing, but there are ways to save the academic year and support students’...

Students struggling with online learning will be invited back to campus

Approximately 66% of students are set to return to campus under level two of South Africa’s lockdown restrictions. Minister of higher education...

#StoptheSale activists celebrate Tafelberg victory

It could be a huge stride against Apartheid spatial planning in Cape Town. The Western Cape High Court ruled in favour of...

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...

Beyoncé’s “Black Is King” Features Mzansi Stars

In June Beyoncé surprised fans with a 70 seconds teaser trailer of her visual album: Black Is King. The 24 Grammy award-winning...

New BDS Formation In South Africa

There’s a new Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) formation in South Africa. BDS is a global movement calling for the boycott, divestment...

African Medicine Has Its Place In The World

"Many doctors and pharmaceutical firms say no, but they surely can help". The herbs used by the ancient Khoikhoi people of the...

Non-COVID Related Deaths Under Lockdown

Just around 700 people have died of the COVID-19 virus in South Africa. These deaths have not been the only casualties. With...

Africa Day: Exploitation ‘Driving’ Xenophobia in Cape Town

Escalating xenophobia in South Africa is tarnishing its "Rainbow Nation''. But over the past year, the spotlight has increasingly shifted focus to...

Looking Ahead: School Admissions Processes And Placement Must Be Improved

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed significant pressure on an already strained education system. As the plans for the current school year remain...

Covid-19: Education’s Moment Of Enlightenment

Here's a question:  You have 2 options presented to you right now; live or learn!  Which do you choose? 

‘Community’ During The COVID-19 Lockdown

The novel coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, has forced many of us inside our homes and asked of us to do something that...

The True Cost Of e-Health In A Global Pandemic

As South Africa enters its fourth week of COVID-19 lockdown, the rise of infections runs parallel to an increase in nation-wide anxiety. ...

We Need Long-lasting Solutions For South Africa’s Informal Settlement Residents

By Lauren Royston and Maanda Makwarela It has taken a very long time for land reform to be taken...

On The 21 Day Lock Down

The Right to Life It would appear that President Ramaphosa is taking the necessary steps to safeguard lives. Many...

Why Comparing COVID-19 Lockdowns With War Zones Is Wrong

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, many states have instituted lockdowns and quarantines for their citizens. South Africa is currently...
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