Inequality on the continent has grown in the past decade as tax systems have failed to redistribute wealth, says Christian Aid.
Cheap lighting is giving pupils a better chance — and freeing up money for a better diet.
A recent report implies that the country's sustainable development is below par. Happily, this isn't true, writes Michael Green.
Speakers at the country's first ever science and technology summit say co-ordinated science research is vital to address poverty in South Africa.
Unless we invest in scientific research, we will continue to lag behind other developing economies.
Its funding has run dry, so the empowerment fund is having to turn away entrepreneurs.
The development sector has made a notable shift in the monitoring and evaluation of corporate social investment programmes in recent years.
The World Bank has welcomed the proposal by Brics nations - inclusing South Africa - to explore establishing a Brics development bank.
The recently released census results confirm that South Africa's social and economic transformation has been slow.
Sustained reforms and strong leadership will enable South Africa to reap economic prosperity, says Lyal White.
On a visit to SA, Serena and Venus Williams emphasised their desire to inspire youngsters --- and took part in a tennis clinic in Soweto.
Key indicators have shown that other African countries are making greater strides than South Africa, writes Lynley Donnelly.
A lack of management as well as distrust and infighting have brought redevelopment to a halt. Kwanele Sosibo reports.
The West must realise South Africa does not need its money since it can turn to India and China to fund its economic development, says Gwede Mantashe.
Geographic information systems could play a vital role in improving agriculture and boosting food security in Africa.