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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
    Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele's autobiography tells how the Machiavellian bank culture helped her prepare to address HIV denialism.
    Ramphele: Cabinet's talk undermines our intelligence
    Ramphele: Cabinet's talk undermines our intelligence
    The announcement by Cabinet that it would assess the judiciary is a poison for our democracy, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
    House of freedom is open to all
    House of freedom is open to all
    Its pillars are access to information, freedom of expression, accountability and the rule of law, according to Mamphela Ramphele.
    Beyond the talk of the deaf
    Beyond the talk of the deaf
    Social science is the missing link in our development approach as a changing society, argues Mamphela Ramphele.
    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.
    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 ended. It is also that much was promised and some of it was not delivered -- not because of Pumla (Gobodo-Madikizela) or Archbishop (Desmond Tutu), but because of us as South Africans.
    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; it questions how we, the South African society, are doing. Apartheid and colonialism erected a massive scaffold during the three centuries before our freedom. Simply agreeing to our national settlement cannot remove the whole of the intricate framework that apartheid put in place.