Savo Heleta

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Academics must reach out to the public

By sharing their ideas and knowledge, they can change the world. What’s holding them back?

Xenophobia and party politics in South Africa

All political parties in SA try to mobilise voters based on their and voters' xenophobia and they're outdoing each other

Are foreigners stealing your jobs and healthcare? Find out.

A 'foreign threat’ could be a convenient boogeyman in an election season where politicians will face questions about their failures. Or not?

Why students reject whiteness

Maslow’s hierarchy suggests that the need for – and fulfilling of – self-actualisation and esteem are behind turmoil at universities

​High fences and unworthy foreigners: Anti-poor immigration plans and rhetoric in SA

Fear-mongering and dehumanisation of the other – particularly the powerless and poor foreign other – are the order of the day in South Africa

​Coloniality persists in our universities and we must urgently decolonise

Decolonisation will take time and those capable of making it a reality are in short supply.

Why SA’s plans to militarise humanitarian work are misguided

The military's capabilities for socioeconomic development are questionable, even in its own country, yet it is expected to aid humanitarian efforts.

Press Releases

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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

Investment outlook beyond Covid-19

Opportunities for local business growth needed to be identified and strategically capitalised on, and we have to be really deliberate about that

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