Thuletho Zwane

Financial Inclusion is more than just access to credit

It is now more than ten years since activists in the SACP led the campaign “to make the financial sector serve the people”.

Brics media circus floors Russians

The hosts had clearly not been briefed about the idiosyncracies of their very different guests.

#FeesMustFall and the greater struggle of racism

Nothing has changed. The people who could not access education institutions during apartheid are the same people who can't access them today.

Student protest: ‘Even if they point their guns at us, we are going’

In the eye of the storm at Wits is SRC leader Nompendulo Mkatshwa, who is giving her voice, vision and valour to students and protesters.

Habib stands firm on Wits EFF suspensions

Transformation "doesn't mean you must beat up people" says the Wits VC, who stands by the suspension of seven students despite a staff petition.

Habib defends suspension of Wits EFF

Wits Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib took to Twitter to defend the university council's decision to suspend the Wits EFF command and seven other students.

Girls get the power to fight abuse

How to go beyond platitudes when it comes to teenage sexuality and abuse? One NGO has a solution: teach young women to know their worth and rights.

Young graduates fear falling into trap of ‘nothingness’

A quarter of South Africans are unemployed but in once thriving industrial areas such as the Vaal Triangle, even qualified youth can't find jobs.

Activism: The ANCWL is out of its league

August, Women's Month, has seen the league select a new president. But for many young women the body has no relevance to their political identity.

Zuma reveals his economic plan to heavy criticism

The state will focus on inward opportunities to grow the economy by 3% by 2019, but critics say Zuma is "deluded" and his plans "flights of fancy".

Montana files corruption charges against tender winner

Former Prasa chief Lucky Montana has filed corruption charges against SA Fence & Gate, saying the firm defrauded the state's passenger rail agency.

Inside Prasa’s dirty battles

Heated correspondence shows the fight for state contracts at SA's passenger rail agency and suggests pressure exerted to pay an ANC-aligned supplier.

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