The civil society resistance to state capture

'The shift to tyranny in SA has been accompanied by political arguments about the nature of South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democracy'

The state wags the dog, at the ANC’s cost

The complicated nature of government and the negative impact of political appointments make running the country a nightmare.

Decentralised procurement fails the state

The problem facing government departments is not simply an issue of poor leadership or unskilled officials; it is structural.

Bantustans are dead – long live the Bantustans

The dynamics of power established under apartheid, especially in the 'homelands', still play a major role in rural government.

Let a thousand state bureaucrats bloom

SA needs well-designed administrations staffed by well-trained, professional mandarins, writes Ivor Chipkin.

Public sector ‘manages’ to fail

A serious misunderstanding about the uneveness of the apartheid state has resulted in major policy errors.

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

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