Yes, victims can bring Gambia’s dictator to justice

Gambian President Adama Barrow has said that he will await the report of the country’s truth commission before pursuing Jammeh’s possible extradition

Failure to govern geoengineering could destabilise peace and security

Failure to govern new technologies to combat global warming could aggravate existing threats to international peace and security

Public finance is key to delivering the human right to health

Across all countries and societies, access to health and healthcare services ought to be top priority

West Africa’s failed ‘war on drugs’

It is clear that West Africa’s drug laws are doing more harm than good, writes former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo

Explainer: What’s involved in changing the Constitution

South Africa's constitution has been amended 17 times already. But, the procedure for doing so is onerous

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

No sitting president has ever been charged with a criminal offence in South Africa.

Science, technology and innovation transforming South Africa

The minister of science and technology introduced the department's budget this week

Business R&D spending in South Africa shows signs of recovery

A new survey looks at the contribution of South Africa's research institutions

Guiding nation’s optimum adoption of bioenergy

The web-based bioenergy atlas will assist government by making available information on potential energy resources

Social grants crisis tests the powers of Constitutional Court

The judiciary stands to gain more legitimacy if it manages to confront the impunity of Sassa and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Black capitalists behave like, if not worse than, their white counterparts – Gigaba

The full address by minister of home affairs Malusi Gigaba on the occasion of the Alice Amsden Memorial Lecture in Johannesburg on September 2016.

EFF must buddy up with the ANC if it is to make strides towards policy change

National policy issues can now take centre stage, but sacrfices will have to be made in order to achieve them

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

Wills, Estate Administration and Succession Planning Webinar

Capital Legacy has had no slowdown in lockdown regarding turnaround with clients, in storing or retrieving wills and in answering their questions

Call for Expression of Interest: Training supply and needs assessment to support the energy transition in South Africa

GIZ invites eligible and professional companies with local presence in South Africa to participate in this tender to support the energy transition

Obituary: Mohammed Tikly

His legacy will live on in the vision he shared for a brighter more socially just future, in which racism and discrimination are things of the past

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