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Mamphela Ramphele

Mamphela Ramphele: Africa Day — a celebration of resilience

We have an abundance of land, sun, wind, and rivers to power up an ecologically sound development process for the 21st century

Five changes that can fix the school system

These include improving teachers’ knowledge and pay, and teaching in the mother tongue

Ramphele: Speaking truth to power, from the World Bank to Thabo Mbeki

Agang leader Mamphela Ramphele's autobiography tells how the Machiavellian bank culture helped her prepare to address HIV denialism.

Ramphele: Poverty is not the problem, inequality is

It is unusual to be given three opportunities to address one of the most crucial issues facing humanity - the uprooting of poverty and inequality.

Walking over the wounded

Damaged by our past, South Africa allows poor governance that ultimately will cost us our civil liberties, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

House of freedom is open to all

Its pillars are access to information, freedom of expression, accountability and the rule of law, according to <b>Mamphela Ramphele</b>.

Beyond the talk of the deaf

Social science is the missing link in our development approach as a changing society, argues Mamphela Ramphele.

Looking back at the road ahead

The Transformation Audit of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation is a revolutionary idea, because it is an audit of national performance; it questions how we, the South African society, are doing. Apartheid and colonialism erected a massive scaffold during the three centuries before our freedom. Simply agreeing to our national settlement cannot remove the whole of the intricate framework that apartheid put in place.

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