The informal economy is necessary to deal with the unemployment crisis

It is more connected to the broader economy than we realise and should be supported

Shake up institutions controlling the economy to dislodge inequality

The state uses policies and regulations to drive socioeconomic change, but market bias dominates

Cutting the public sector wage bill won’t fly: The key is to manage it better

The state’s wage bill has increased threefold over the past 14 years: it’s time we have a nuanced discussion about how to solve this conundrum

Citizen participation is essential to change government

In the absence of bold reforms, voters and the general public are left with one option — to embrace participatory governance

Don’t dismiss ANC’s rural voters as ignorant

Critics don’t understand why citizens in the poorest provinces would still back the ruling party

Mine standoff is a licence to rethink laws

Government needs to respect the court ruling and the Xolobeni residents’ resistance to mining

Allow local councils to do their fiscal duties

Top-down meddling by central government flouts the laws and spirit of multilevel democracy

Formulate workable solutions to create and protect jobs

Laws must bring an end to workers’ exploitation

Rural areas need change of mind-set

Densification of the towns would improve service delivery and local business should be stimulated

Development key to effective land reform

Secure tenure in rural areas, access to urban land and educating new farmers will help policy succeed

Build co-operation into school sector

Streamlined delivery chains are needed, as is the ability to construct safe infrastructure

Admission patterns plague schools

Understanding migration and age dynamics can address placement problems

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world