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Mamphela Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele

    Ramphele: Speaking truth to power, from the World Bank to Thabo Mbeki
    Ramphele: Speaking truth to power, from the World Bank to Thabo Mbeki
    In many respects, the World Bank was a toxic environment, for a number of reasons that had as much to do with its organisational structure as the...
    Ramphele: Cabinet's talk undermines our intelligence
    Ramphele: Cabinet's talk undermines our intelligence
    Cabinet's decision on the judiciary, announced on Thursday, seemed like a sweet offering, to be mistaken perhaps even for a conciliatory gesture...
    House of freedom is open to all
    House of freedom is open to all
    On a Highveld day 55 winters ago, determined optimists gathered to declare their vision for a new society, a free and open society. What the...
    Beyond the talk of the deaf
    Beyond the talk of the deaf
    Sixteen years may sound like a long time, but for a society in transition it is short.
    Our house is on fire
    Our house is on fire
    We as South Africans recognise that when our house is on fire, we all have to pull together to put out the flames. No one should imagine we are...
    Reconciliation is not enough
    Reconciliation is not enough
    We need to pay attention to the unfinished business of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It isn't just because, like every process, it...
    Looking back at the road ahead
    Looking back at the road ahead
    The Transformation Audit of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation is a revolutionary idea, because it is an audit of national performance...