Suntosh R Pillay

Suntosh R Pillay is a clinical psychologist in the public sector and writes independent social commentary

Will Biden and Harris help us breathe again?

The United States’ newly elected leaders, Joe Biden and Kamala Devi Harris, must help recalibrate a global politics of hope and empathy

We’d be extinct if it weren’t for hope

Hope requires empathy and a courageous optimism and faith that, as a species, our existence as humans transcends even the darkest of times

It’s time to queer psychology and new LGBTI guidelines will achieve this

The guidelines will assist professionals to learn new ways of seeing and unlearn old practices

Faith and sexuality exposed

Renowned scholars are challenging the sexual precepts of mainstream religions.

Press Releases

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

BE 1 OF 8 LUCKY PEOPLE TO DRIVE OFF WITH R80 000

From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Introducing Sabinet Judgments

A well-rounded view of reported and unreported judgments supplemented by an advanced system to enable users to rapidly find the information they require

The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

The project places emphasis on rolling out a standardised package of occupational health services and mining safety standards across four countries