Rugby and rainbows

Reflecting on white joy, black celebration, and the meaning of the Springbok win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup

​On hope and the death of nostalgia in South Africa

If South Africa is neither hopeful nor tragic, what posture should we take in relation to the future?

Politicians, media must make peace

Voters need to be well-informed and some arrangement must be made to end to the lies and misinformation

Reimagining an unburdened Winnie

Sisonke Msimang calls for legacy projects to honour a ‘bright red sun’ who was never able to skip, carefree, down a country lane

Flying home: He was always free

When Hugh Masekela blew his trumpet, you felt as if you were watching a human being in full flight

Trump rage ignores the truth

Poor people living in the slums of Africa and Haiti have indeed a miserable life.

Are South Africa’s anti-corruption crusaders racist?

'It would be foolhardy to suggest that discussions about corruption in South Africa are race neutral'

How courts, media conspire to brutalise us

The law is on the side of men. It doesn’t reflect the real world of tears, torn panties and scepticism

When you think of heroes, rather listen to your heart

‘This book is about how I was made by the liberation struggle and how I was broken by it’

The Pied Piper of the broken-hearted: HIV activist Prudence Mabele

Pru was my guide to the new South Africa and the best role model, who didn't tell me what to do, she showed me.

​We need to reclaim the headlines

Every week on the radio and in the newspapers it was the same names and faces.

Can South Africans be friends across ‘racial’ boundaries? Yes and no.

Young black South Africans have been raised to believe that friendship across the races is an indicator of progress. Now, they are questioning this.

Press Releases

Openview, now powered by two million homes

The future of free-to-air satellite TV is celebrating having two million viewers by giving away two homes worth R2-million

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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