Old-world diction, flawed punditry and the fight for Zimbabwe’s future

The single greatest failure of current punditry is the refusal to recognise that context matters.

Apartheid spy Williamson’s dark heart exposed

"Prize-winning journalist Jonathan Ancer’s goal is clear ... He wants to expose the man on the cover in all his infamy to set himself free"

The pressure to publish is punitive: systems that control publishing choke creativity

Publishing in the academic world is extremely important, but why does it seem to be such a long, winding and twisted process?

Say it in plain (African) language

Pam Maseko, a senior lecturer in African language studies at Rhodes, tells Peter Vale about the fight for greater recognition of our languages.

It’s time SA’s foreign policy was driven by ideas (again)

Over the past two decades, it has not been easy for any country – let alone a newly freed one – to understand the rapidly changing world.

The lesson of 2010 has not been learnt

Our education system is crying out for the resources eThekwini's 2022 Commonwealth Games will consume.

What South Africa will be sacrificing by hosting the Commonwealth Games

By investing in the 2022 Commonwealth Games, South Africa will be sacrificing investment in pressing societal needs, such as schooling.

Build new communities of knowledge

Spaces need scholars to deliberate in community and pursue crossdisciplinary work.

A dagger at the heart of varsity study in international relations

Increasingly we live in security states and power lies with those who draw the borders.

Wanted: Leaders to heal SA

We need young people who are not afraid to stick to their convictions and who will put the people first.

The old Wall fell, but new ones rise up

The fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago has not led to the better world many hoped its collapse foretold.

‘Fight back!’ Universities must put teaching at their front and centre

What futures do varsities globally have? Peter Vale interviewed Craig Calhoun, director of the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

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

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