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Is ‘imposter syndrome’ the reason Maimane quit?

Mmusi Maimane's resignation highlights a core problem: the assumption that the only way to do anything is the way white men did it in the past

The hidden evils of “social cohesion”

Bandied around as a panacea, “social cohesion” is actually a way for the elite to dominate citizens by forcing them to repress their differences

Fears of extremism live in the minds of South Africans, not in reality

The recent election has shown again that the extremism which worries democrats in much of the world has little traction in South Africa

How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor people

To claim that protests are being organised suggests sinister motives. But all protest is organised. So are cake sales and shopping expeditions

Democracy needs to be democratised

Too few South Africans are able to participate in systems that allow their voices to be heard

Someone is defending SA’s transition

It is an unpopular view, but Fanie du Toit’s evidence and argument shows us a way forward

Ramaphosa’s stimulus package shows power is finely balanced in the ANC

The stimulus package is more interesting for what it says about the politics of economic decision making than for its likely impact on the economy

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken property rights

Steven Friedman argues that the constitutional amendment is likely to clarify the Constitution’s current provisions on land expropriation

South African business must tackle its deeply rooted prejudice

The Mark Lamberti case shows that South African business suffers from deeply rooted racial prejudices

Land debate in South Africa is about dignity and equality— not the Constitution

The crisis caused by land expropriation without compensation will be resolved by opening up the economy and addressing historical inequalities

Is the ANC bent on radical policies?

A closer look at the resolution of the ANC, shows that it won't undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.

South Africa’s race relations laid bare in Steinhoff scandal

The corporate scandal will do South Africa a huge service if it makes the point that corruption and mismanagement have nothing to do with race.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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