Analysis

Grants change children’s lives and the lives of their children
Grants change children’s lives and the lives of their children
South Africa’s child support grant is exemplary among social assistance programmes for children in low- and middle-income countries.
How to capture-proof the state
How to capture-proof the state
On December 9 last year South Africa woke up to the news of a new finance minister — he lasted four days. The term “state capture” moved...
Show full spectrum of LGBTI rainbow
Show full spectrum of LGBTI rainbow
Who gets to be most visible?
Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa
Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa
The politics of South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) may be hogging today’s headlines, but they are a symptom of the...
Economies grow when early childhood development is a priority
Economies grow when early childhood development is a priority
The first 1000 days of life – the period from conception to the age of two – are...
South Africa’s land reform efforts lack a focus on struggling farmers
South Africa’s land reform efforts lack a focus on struggling farmers
South Africa’s land reform programme has suffered many failures and its beneficiaries have in many cases seen little or no improvements to their...
Robert Sobukwe’s pan-Africanist dream: An elusive idea that refuses to die
Robert Sobukwe’s pan-Africanist dream: An elusive idea that refuses to die
Is Africa really for Africans? American commissioner to Africa and abolitionist Martin Delany asked this question a century and a half ago following...
Ratings agencies are false prophets of doom
Ratings agencies are false prophets of doom
The South African business, political and consumer communities have been hosting the “Big Three” credit ratings agencies recently. This...
​From love to death: Home front is girls and women’s war front
​From love to death: Home front is girls and women’s war front
GENDERAcross the world tens of thousands of women and girls are being loved to death.
​Democracy is a work in progress
​Democracy is a work in progress
DEMOCRACYThe concerns that have engendered conflict in South Africa in the post-1994 era ask that we pose difficult, frank and pertinent...
How the search for a national minimum wage laid bare South Africa's faultlines
How the search for a national minimum wage laid bare South Africa's faultlines
Government has moved a step closer to introducing a
​16 Days will be followed by positive action
​16 Days will be followed by positive action
GENDERDéjà vu. It’s a familiar sensation at this time of year, as we wade through the gruesome statistics on gender violence in readiness...
A minimum wage must restore the dignity of black people
A minimum wage must restore the dignity of black people
The introduction of a national minimum wage must go beyond the narrow purpose of establishing a minimum floor wage, below which no worker can be...

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